Olivia is a registered psychologist who is currently completing the clinical registrar program. She is passionate, driven, approachable and is committed to building strong therapeutic relationships with a client-centred and strengths-based approach. She has experience working in multiple settings; hospitals, educational settings, private practices, not-for-profit organisations and internal clinics. She has worked across the life span and gained experience with a variety of issues and diagnoses. Some of the presenting concerns and treatment has focused on anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress, physical, emotional or sexual abuse/assault, adjustment issues, body image issues, emotion regulation, anger, interpersonal discord, grief and loss.
She utilises an integrative approach to therapy which acknowledges the individual needs of clients. Moreover, she employs a variety of modalities and frameworks, incorporating a psychodynamic approach for formulation setting, and cognitive, behavioural and interpersonal paradigms for treatment purposes. Olivia places emphasis on working collaboratively with family members or carers, general practitioners, allied health professionals and schools to gain a holistic understanding of the client which best informs her treatment methods.
She has experience with conducting and reporting on a wide variety of psychological assessments, including cognitive functioning/intelligence, vocational and neurodevelopmental assessments.