BA (Psych/Soc), GradDipSci (Psych)
Accepting new clients
In-person or telehealth available
Available on: Mondays
Amy is a Registered Psychologist who has worked in community settings with young people and adults for the past 14 years. They have a special interest in LGBTIQA+ mental health and advocacy.
Amy works from a trauma informed lens grounded in social justice principles. They believe in the importance of co-creating ‘safe-enough’ spaces from which the challenges impacting your life, your values, resources and options can be explored. Amy utilises ACT, DBT, CBT, Narrative and Mindfulness Based therapies to assist people to make sense of and establish strategies that can work for their context.
Some areas you may seek Amy’s support for are:
- Worry, stress, sadness and other mood changes
- Life transitions
- Building confidence and self-compassion
- Experiences influenced by health, dis/ability, and mental health
- Addressing experiences of abuse and violence (including systemic violence)
- Relationships with partners, family, friends and/ or community
- Experiences of dating, sex, and /or diverse sexual practice
- Experiences influenced by faith, culture, race and/ or migration
- Questioning and affirming sexuality or gender
- Intersex knowledgeable and allied
- Resourcing parents and caregivers to connect with and support LGBTIQA+ children and young people
- Sex worker knowledgeable and allied
- Neurodiversity knowledgeable and allied
In addition to counselling Amy enjoys panoramic ocean views, winning over aloof cats, and a cringeworthy pun.