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Principal Clinical Psychologist, Educational & Developmental Psychologist
Areas of Expertise
Certification & Specialised Training
BSc(Psych), Postgrad Dip (Psych), M. Psych (Ed & Dev Psych) (Clinical) MAPS
Azza is a fully registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and holds AHPRA endorsement as both a Clinical Psychologist and an Educational and Developmental Psychologist.
Azza is very passionate in providing a range of interventions for children and their families, including individual therapy, parent coaching and designing strategies to enhance learning and social development, and to assist school staff in managing difficult behaviours through school advocacy. Throughout her professional practice and working with families over a decade, Azza had developed a passion towards assisting children, adolescents and their families by providing quality based services and working in a holistic and collaborative framework with parents, educators, well being teams in educational settings, other allied health and referring agents.
Azza displays advanced skills in the assessment and treatment of child and adolescent difficulties, including, but not limited to: anxiety, challenging behaviours, Autism Spectrum Disorders, social and emotional concerns, learning disorders, attention deficit disorder, anxiety, selective mutism and other psychological presentations (e.g. anger, defiance, depression etc). She has a special interest and displays advanced skills in the assessment and diagnosis of learning disorders, attention deficit disorders, autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disorders, having completed the required qualifications for eligibility to administer a number of specific diagnostic instruments. She also has a specific interest in assessing giftedness and supporting "twice exceptional kids" and their families in their learning, relationships and social world.
Azza's experience and expertise in working with children and their families with a range of disorders is significant and impressive. She has worked in both the public and private sectors, including early intervention centres, schools, clinics and family centres in various regions of Sydney, and has provided a range of services to families from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Ms Brown holds a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from the University of Sydney, a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology from Southern Cross University, and a Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental Psychology) from the University of Western Sydney. She has also completed the requirements to be endorsed as a clinical psychologist. Since completion of her education, Azza has been very active in advancing her competencies through her professional practice, and through continuing professional development and training.
Azza likes to spend whatever time is left giving back to the community. For years, she has run a series of workshops and seminars catered for educators, parents, as well as adolescents in various centres including preschools, schools as well as at other non for profit child and family centres. She has been regularly consulted by directors and educators working in childcare centres/ preschools to provide education, support and guidance on various topics in child development including early indicators for neurodevelopment presentations, managing behaviour and anxiety. She also been invited to many parent and family support groups and meetings offering advice and support to families with children with additional needs. In addition, Azza has been frequently consulted on certain general and specific topics in the media in relation to child and adolescent mental health and development.
In her leisure time, Azza likes to spend time with her family and pets.
Azza works at the main office and delivers online services via video conferencing.
ACPC team has over a decade of experience delivering quality and affordable assessments and evidence-based interventions for children and young people.
ACPC consists of a team of qualified private practitioners who have experience in providing services using a range of online and technology platforms catered to clients' individual needs and interests
ACPC practitioners deliver online quality therapy and evidence based interventions that meet clients needs and circumstances and are available in a flexible time frame outside of traditional hours.
ACPC ensures that personal information gathered during provision of psychological services remains confidential and uses Online Software with secure end-to-end encryption whereby sessions are never recorded.
ACPC consists of highly trained and highly qualified private practitioners who work in a professional manner with individuals, their families, educators and other professionals
ACPC is a a reliable and established psychology service which ensures that individuals and their families receive the best attention and care throughout service delivery
Our goal is to ensure your advocacy needs are met through the process of continuous engagement and genuine understanding of your needs