Dr Richmond is a Psychologist who has had previous experience at the Austin Health’s Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service and Schools Early Action Program (CASEA), Headspace and The Royal Women’s Hospital Centre for Women’s Mental Health. Through this, she has developed knowledge in the assessment and treatment of children and young people with social, emotional, academic/cognitive, and behavioural difficulties.
Dr Richmond uses evidence-based treatment approaches such as cognitive behavioural therapy, play-therapy, and mindfulness-based approaches. She also has experience in group therapy (with specific training in the Tuning into Kids Parenting Program).
Dr Richmond also currently works as a post-doctoral Research Fellow within the Melbourne Neuropsychiatry Centre at the University of Melbourne. She is involved in a number of research projects examining child and adolescent development. Her research aims to explore the relationship between brain development and the family environment, particularly parenting.