Amanda is a clinical psychologist having completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours) at the University of Queensland and a Masters in Clinical Psychology at the Queensland University of Technology. Amanda’s research projects have investigated treatment for cannabis addiction in adults at the PA Hospital, and the relationship between gaming and mental health in young Australians.
Amanda’s experience as a psychologist covers a range of settings including hospitals, private practice, an Indigenous school and Headspace (the national youth mental health service). Across these settings, Amanda has worked with children, adolescents, adults and couples with a broad range of concerns. Amanda’s specific interests are working with adults who struggle with emotion regulation and maintaining relationships.
Amanda is eclectic in her approach to therapy in order to ensure it is collaborative and tailored to the client’s needs. Predominantly using techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy when working with individuals, and using Gottman Couples Therapy when working with couples. Amanda has had specific training in each of these therapies.
Amanda is available for appointments on Wednesdays (10am to 5pm) and Thursdays (12.30pm to 7.30pm).