Emily is a registered psychologist who has completed a Master in Educational and Developmental Psychology. She is currently completing a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in cognitive & motor control of developing children.
Emily has experience in a variety of developmental and socio-emotional issues: including learning, attentional, social and behavioural difficulties, anxiety, depression and neuro-developmental disorders. She has worked with children, adolescents and families across a variety of clinical, school and special development settings.
Emily has particular interests in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Developmental Coordination Disorder, cognitive and learning difficulties. She is highly collaborative with parents, schools, and kindergartens and utilises an evidence-based approach when supporting her clients. Emily tailors her approach to her client’s strengths to best support their unique needs and goals. Her approach is grounded in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), however, she flexibly applies a range of evidence based strategies to ensure individualised care and a strengthening of the support systems within her clients lives. She also conducts comprehensive cognitive/psycho-educational assessments to assist in supporting learning difficulties and school readiness.
In addition to her clinical experience, Emily has spent several years as an athlete, lifeguard and swimming teacher. She has a particular interest in physical activity and the wealth of positive influence this has on mental well-being. Outside of the clinic, she is fitness guru who enjoys running, hikes in the sunshine, crafting and spending quality time with her family, friends and adorable puppy Charlie.