Our Team

There are currently 14 psychologists who work at Developing Minds Psychology and Education and 8 members of our admin team.

We all love working with and specialise in children, teenagers and their families.  All of our psychologists are very experienced, with a minimum of 6 and an average of 12 years of experience working with children, teens and their families.  We are not "solo practitioners" and instead work as a team and in consultation with each other.  We train and update each other on skill development on a weekly to monthly basis, consult each other on difficult situations and share our learnings and skills.  

Below is some information about each of our psychologists. You might see that some of our psychologists have special interests in some areas, however we all work with children and teens who are experiencing anxiety, sadness, problems with anger, managing friendships, relationships and study.


Kirrilie Smout (Director)

Kirrilie, Child psychologist/Adolescent Psychologist in Adelaide

Kirrilie is a clinical Psychologist, member of the Australian Psychological Society and of the College of Clinical Psychologists. She has a First Class psychology Honours degree and a Masters degree in Clinical psychology, both awarded from Flinders University of SA. She has worked as a psychologist for over 18 years in many different settings, with a variety of client groups.

Today Kirrilie is the director of Developing Minds Psychology, and works with children, teenagers and their families.  She also conducts school seminars on stress management, study skills, motivation and coping with difficult times. She has conducted seminars for over 40,000 young people in schools around Australia. 

Kirrilie has received a number of awards, including an Australian ambassadorship to the Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992, an Australian Psychological Prize in 1995 and the South Australian National Speakers Rising Star award in 2000. She is regularly consulted by print, radio and TV media in relation to psychological issues and has numerous articles published in a variety of newspapers and journals

To find out more about appointments with Kirrilie, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Sonia Harrison (Team Leader - Wayville)

Sonia is a clinical Psychologist and an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Western Sydney and also has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports Psychology.

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Sonia has worked as a psychologist for over twelve years in many different settings and with a variety of client groups. She has been a member of a multi disciplinary research team developing and implementing treatment for psychostimulant use problems, which has had three research articles published in a variety of journals. She has had training in mediation & conflict resolution and has been an accredited ‘beyondblue: the national depression and anxiety initiative’trainer for two of its awareness, early intervention and prevention programs.

For the last 10 years, Sonia has worked particularly with children, teens and young adults. She has worked with young people with relationship difficulties,school problems, anxiety, challenging behaviour, low confidence, depression and substance abuse, among many other issues.

Sonia has conducted research in the area of emotional intelligence, coping and academic performance. She has also delivered seminars to parents, teachers and health care professionals about supporting young people who are going through difficult times.  

Sonia is the Team Supervisor at Wayville and provides clinical and professional supervision and crisis supervision to the other Developing Minds psychologists at Wayville.  

Sonia sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)


To make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Penny Sih (Team Leader - Aberfoyle Park)

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Penny is a clinical Psychologist and a full member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has a Psychology Honours degree from Flinders University and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Adelaide. During her studies, Penny was conferred the KPMG Prize for Psychology and published research on psychological outcomes for children in various care arrangements.

Penny has always been passionate about working with young people and their families and has a talent for connecting with young people. She has worked as a psychologist since 2004 in both the private sector and a variety of government settings including Child Protection, Community Health and Education. Penny’s roles have included providing therapy and conducting assessments with kids and teens and providing professional development and support for families, teachers and health care workers.

Penny draws on a range of evidence-based frameworks and adapts her approaches to meet the needs of clients and their families. However, her work most often draws from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Attachment Theory (for example Circle of Security©).

Penny aims to help children and young people understand that their wide ranging emotions are all part of what makes them human but to also equip them with skills to better manage their tricky emotions (e.g. anxiety, depression, sadness, anger) and adapt their behaviour (e.g. conflict management, social skills, avoidance, challenging behaviour) to lead a full and rewarding life despite any hardship they experience. In her work with families, she works to support parents and caregivers to better understand and be attuned to their child’s needs in order to more effectively support their emotional and behavioural development.

Although she loves working with all age groups, Penny has a particular interest in working with young children and their families and has many years of experience working in Early Childhood Settings.  Penny is also trained to run Circle of Security© – Parenting Groups .

Penny is the Team Supervisor at Aberfoyle Park and provides clinical and professional supervision and crisis supervision to the other Developing Minds psychologists at Aberfoyle Park

Penny sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Penny, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Taryn Gray (Clinical Programs and Systems Manager)

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Taryn is a clinical Psychologist, a full member of the Australian Psychological Society, and an associate member of the College of Clinical Psychologists. She has a Psychology Honours degree from Adelaide University and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from James Cook University. She has worked as a Psychologist for thirteen years in a variety of settings, with a variety of client groups.

Taryn takes an eclectic approach as a Clinical Psychologist, and has worked in specialist settings with adults and young people.

She works particularly with children and young people, and has experience in working with separation anxiety, phobias, mutism, behaviour problems, substance use, and friendship difficulties among many other issues.

Taryn sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Taryn, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Sarah Williams 

Sarah is a clinical Psychologist and a full member of the Australian Psychological Society.

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She has a First Class Honours degree and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, both awarded from the University of Adelaide. She has worked as a psychologist in a range of settings, with a variety of client groups.

Sarah takes an eclectic approach as a Psychologist and has worked in specialist settings with children, adolescents and parents. She has experience working with people with anxiety and stress, depression, eating disturbances, problem behaviours, traumatic experiences, autistic spectrum disorders, substance use and relationship difficulties, among many other issues.

Sarah has been conferred with a number of awards and scholarships, including the College of Clinical Psychologists (SA) Prize in 2009, an Australian Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship in 2007 and 2008, and a Central Northern Adelaide Health Service Masters of Psychology (Clinical) Scholarship in 2008. She has also published three articles, two in leading international journals, on the diagnosis of bulimia nervosa and measuring intelligence in children.

Sarah sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Sarah, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Jacinda Fisher

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Jacinda is a clinical Psychologist and a Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Clinical Psychologists.  She has a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology and a PhD from Flinders University.

Jacinda has worked as a psychologist over the last nine years working in both the public and private sectors.  She has worked as an Educational Psychologist with the Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) for the majority of this time and has extensive knowledge in childhood development and the assessment and treatment of learning difficulties, social, emotional and behavioural issues. Jacinda has also worked as a school psychologist and is very familiar with issues young people experience with learning, getting along with peers and motivation.

Jacinda has experience in working with children, adolescents and families within both an educational and a therapeutic context.  She is passionate about helping young people who are finding life difficult because of learning issues, eating problems, sleep difficulties, family and relationship concerns, anxiety, depression and other issues.  

She is keen to help people learn ways of managing such issues so that they don’t get in the way of living the life they want.  Jacinda also has experience working within the drug and alcohol area, adult mental health and child health care settings.  Through her PhD research, she is also knowledgeable in the areas of caregiving, coping, illness and grief and loss.

Jacinda’s therapeutic approach is eclectic and adapted to the individual client and their presenting concerns. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) feature predominantly in her work.

Jacinda sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Jacinda, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Alex Brooks

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Alex Brooks is a clinical psychologist, who is a Board Approved supervisor of trainee psychologists and a Member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society. 

Alex was awarded an Honours and Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Flinders University of South Australia.  She has worked in the public service for about 13 years across various settings, including community health, mental health and forensic health. 

Alex has also worked in private practice with teens who have experienced trauma including bullying, sexual abuse and domestic violence, at Headstart Intervention Services, where she worked with teens (including those with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder).  

Alex is passionate about the well being of children and has an empathic, warm, kind and humorous approach to therapy. She wants to assist children and parents through the challenges of life, and facilitate a smoother life journey for all.  Alex approaches therapy from a systemic perspective and utilises evidence based practice including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Schema Therapy.   

Special interests include working with children who experience difficulties in managing their emotions, children who self harm and those who experience symptoms of anxiety, depression and stress.  

Alex sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Alex, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Michelle Alexander

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Michelle is a clinical Psychologist and a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. She has a Psychology Honours degree from Flinders University and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Australia.

Michelle has worked as a psychologist for the past 13 years and has specialised in working with children, young people and their families. Her knowledge and experience has been gained through work in the areas of disability, health, mental health and education.

Michelle draws on a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches in her work including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). She also uses her knowledge of child development, attachment theory and positive behaviour support interventions.

Michelle has experience with such issues as anxiety, depression, grief and loss, developmental disabilities (including autism spectrum disorders), learning disorders, friendship and relationship difficulties.

Michelle is passionate about working alongside children, young people and their families, to develop their own strengths, skills and strategies so these challenges have much less impact on them and so they can focus on the things in life that are most meaningful to them.

Michelle sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Michelle, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Megan Grigg

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Megan is a clinical Psychologist and a full member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has a First Class Honours degree awarded from Flinders University of South Australia and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology awarded from the University of Adelaide. 

Megan has experience working with children and young people (as well as their carers or parents) who present with a range of social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in the home and school setting.   She has worked extensively within the child protection setting to assist young people to overcome various trauma and attachment-related difficulties including conduct problems, sexualised behaviour, symptoms of anxiety and depression and difficulty managing change. 

Megan utilises a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches in her work which are adapted to suit the needs of each client. These include cognitive-behavioural therapy and approaches based on attachment theory and child neurodevelopment, as well as other practical and theoretical models. 

Megan aims to work collaboratively with children, teens and their families to overcome difficulties through complementing and supporting their existing strengths and capacities. She is particularly interested in working with young people (and their parents) to overcome the numerous challenges presented during adolescence and assist them in developing the psychological resiliency required to manage adversity and change.

Megan sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Megan, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Amanda Taylor

Amanda is a clinical Psychologist. She holds a First Class honours degree in Psychology from the Flinders University of SA, along with a combined Master of Psychology (Clinical) and PhD from the University of Adelaide.

Amanda has research expertise in topics such as sleep, exercise, and parenting and childhood obesity, and she has authored publications in national and international journals in these areas. Her clinical experience is wide ranging, including extensive experience providing support to children and families who have a history of trauma, along with psychological and developmental assessment, working with families in remote settings, and with children in pre-schools and schools.

Amanda has experience supporting children and families for a range of psychological and relational difficulties including attachment concerns, conduct problems, peer difficulties, symptoms associated with traumatic experiences, and symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Amanda uses individualised evidence-based approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, along with understandings such as attachment theory, neurodevelopment, and practical strategies for collaborative and empathic therapy with children and families.

Amanda seeks to support families to build on existing strengths to promote resilience in responding to difficult times. She has a strong belief in the importance of play to support development and positive relationships, for children and adults alike.

Amanda sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Amanda, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Carolyn Di Fiore

 

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Carolyn is a Psychologist with a First Class Honours degree from University of Adelaide and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Flinders University.

Carolyn has always been passionate about working with children, teens and families and this has been reflected in her previous positions and research pursuits. During her studies, she wrote a thesis examining behavioural and cognitive outcomes of children born preterm and worked in the Neonatal Follow-Up Unit at Flinders Medical Centre. She has also previously worked as a psychologist in a private practice providing behavioural management support to children involved in the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

In particular, Carolyn has supported children and teens with a range of neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder, Global Development Delay, Learning Disabilities) as well as other presentations (e.g., depression, anxiety, sleep problems, eating difficulties, relationship issues, and self-harm).

Carolyn primarily draws upon a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) perspective, however, is creative in her approach. She strives to meet the child on their level and tailor therapy in a way which assists their personal learning and growth. With Carolyn, therapy is often weaved into enjoyable activities to enhance engagement throughout the session.

Carolyn strives for children and teens to experience a greater connection to their developing identity, increased confidence and greater independence in managing their current experiences, so that they can achieve a fulfilling and meaningful life.

Carolyn sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Carolyn, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Sarah Trainor

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Sarah is a Clinical Psychologist registered with the Psychology Board of Australia. She is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Sarah has been working as a psychologist in various clinical settings for the last 10 years. She has a psychology First class Honors degree and a Clinical Masters degree, both from the University of Adelaide. Sarah has additional training in several evidence based frameworks including Cognitive Behavioural Terapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Early in Sarah's psychological career she spent time researching the contributors of well-being in adolescents. Since then most of Sarah's clinical work has focused on treating mental health concerns within the context of the family system. Sarah is experienced in treating a range of issues including addiction, anxiety, phobias, depression, obsessions and compulsions, suicidal ideation, self harm, relationship issues, body dissatisfaction, sleep difficulties, complex grief and trauma.

Sarah has a keen interest in enhancing general well being and helping to build healthy relationships within families. She is passionate about helping young people to build effective psychological tools to manage the multitude of emotional issues that can arise throughout development.  

 Sarah sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Sarah, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au

 


Monique Sharrad

Monique obtained a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Griffith University.

Monique’s training, research and experience has been focused on young people and their families. Monique is dedicated to providing support to young people by working through their current difficulties, with the aim to develop and build upon their strengths and increase their resilience and adaptability.

Monique holds personal preferences for cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). She also utilises mindfulness approaches in her work. Her therapeutic approach is tailored to the client and their needs, and is established in collaboration with the client and their family. For younger children Monique utilises play based interactions to ensure the process is engaged and developmentally relevant. She firmly endorses a child focused approach and aims to amply resource young people to be the best that they can be.

Monique sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Monique, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Kate Manning

Kate is a clinical Psychologist and a full member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has an Honours degree in Behavioural Science awarded from Flinders University and a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology awarded from the University of Adelaide.

Kate has experience providing support to children and young people who are encountering difficulties with their emotions, adjustment, peer and/or family relationships, behaviour or learning, as well as supporting their families. Kate has gained knowledge and experiencing through working with children and young people with a wide range of medical conditions or disabilities and has specialist knowledge in the area of paediatric acquired brain injury.

Kate draws on a number of evidence-based approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, in addition to her knowledge of child development and paediatric neuropsychology, to assist in her understanding of the challenges children and young people face. This understanding allows Kate to tailor her therapeutic approach to suit each child or young person individually.

Kate aims to work in collaboration with children, young people, and their families to assist them in building on their strengths and learning further skills to help them to manage the difficulties they are experiencing. Kate is passionate about supporting children and young people of all ages and enjoys using humour and play in her therapy sessions to facilitate children and young peoples’ understanding and engagement in the therapeutic process.

Kate sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with Kate, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


France Slattery

France is a clinical psychologist and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Association. She has a psychology honours degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada and completed her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology at Griffith University on the Gold Coast. 

With four boys of her own, France has a great understanding of the daily challenges that raising a family can have. With a strong focus on helping children who have behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, France uses a family therapy approach to help the child and family address these issues. She draws upon her professional and personal experiences to create a more positive family environment for everyone involved. With her warm and empathic approach, she engages well with her clients to help bring about successful therapeutic change.

France has an ability to work with challenges occurring at any point in development, from the toddler years to adulthood, whether it may be surviving the terrible 2’s and 3’s, or school issues such as bullying and social skills. France is also skilled in assisting children and adolescents manage difficult emotions such as anxiety and depression, separation, and loss and grief. France draws on a range of therapeutic approaches to help manage these challenges such as CBT, Mindfulness, ACT, and Triple P (Positive Parenting Program).

France sees children and teens who are struggling with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression, low self esteem and Sadness
  • Study and Organisational Skills
  • Social Problems
  • Disordered Eating and body image issues
  • Frustration and Difficult (defiant) Behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Trauma, Grief and Loss
  • Learning and Attention Problems
  • Relationships and sexuality
  • OCD
  • Challenges with disabilities - (in particular - Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD Asperger's, Social Communication Disorder and Learning Disorders)

To find out more about appointments with France, click here on Overview of Counselling Services or to make an appointment please call 8357 1711 or email admin@developingminds.net.au


Front Office Staff

Philina, Amy, Karen, Philina, Monique and Kimberley keep our offices running smoothly and help our clients in the process of making and keeping appointments.  If you have any questions about how our psychologists work, how appointments happen and how to get in to see us - Amy, Philina, Karen, Monique and Kim are always happy to chat!

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