Emily is a Psychologist with over ten years of experience working with children, teens, families, and schools to support people with diverse learning and wellbeing needs. Emily has extensive experience working with neurodiverse children, including Autistic and Dyslexic children.
Emily completed a Masters in Educational Psychology at the University of Dundee, Scotland, in 2008. From 2008 to present, she has completed a wide range of professional training courses, including CBT, Mindfulness, the Zones of regulation self-regulation program ©.
Emily is passionate about providing a solution-focussed and strengths-based approach. She works collaboratively with children and their associated supports using a framework where strengths and goal setting are central to support planning. Emily encourages children and teens to share their interests in sessions and uses creative approaches, including Lego play, drawing and art.
As well as individual therapy, Emily has experience facilitating group programs related to anxiety management and supporting autistic children. She enjoys creating a space for children to have shared positive experiences and learn from one another. Emily is experienced in conducting cognitive, educational and social/emotional/behavioural assessments to assess children’s strengths and areas of difficulty. She provides comprehensive reports which include strategies and recommendations that will be useful for both the home and school environment.
When Emily is not working she enjoys spending time with her family, and relaxing in the park.