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BSc(Psych), PGDip(Psych), MAPS
Mary is a genuine and 'down to earth' psychologist who works at our clinic offering assessment and therapy services for children and adolescents.
Mary is a passionate psychologist who is strongly committed to providing genuine care and assistance to children and families guiding them to enhance their quality of life and helping them to manage and better cope with challenging mental conditions. Mary aims to achieve positive outcomes through understanding the needs of children and families, continuous engagement and the implementation of effective evidenced based interventions. She is competent in delivering Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Behaviour Therapy, Creative Therapy and Play Therapy.
Mary has gained extensive experience in working with culturally diverse children and families with a range of disorders and mental health issues. Her expertise lies in delivering individual therapy to children with various developmental, social and emotional conditions, specifically in the areas of anxiety, depression, anger management, emotional regulation and behavioural management. Mary also displays significant experience in helping parents understand challenging behaviours through management and psychoeducation.
Mary's experience in assessment administration and interpretation is significant. She has previously worked at the Sydney Developmental Clinic, with a team of Paediatricians, delivering various psychological assessments and making recommendations for management based on analysis and interpretation of the assessment profiles. She also assisted in conducting EEGs and in the completion of brain map traces for children suspected of having attention deficit disorders and was involved in medication testing.
In her earlier years of training, Mary also worked at Learning Links whereby she gained valuable skills in the assessment of clients' needs, abilities and behaviour using a variety of methods, including psychometric assessments, interviews and direct observation of behaviour. Her role also involved the facilitation of group programs for social skills and behavior management for parents in collaboration with colleagues and health professionals. During her intensive training at Learning Links, Mary also gained extensive experience in delivering interventions for a range of diagnosis and difficulties including but not limited to anxiety, anger, emotional regulation, depression and challenging behaviours.
Mary has completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Psychology at the University of Sydney and has furthered her studies by attaining a Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology from University of Western Sydney. She works hard at furthering her skills through ongoing professional development related to child and adolescent interventions to support her role at the clinic.
Mary is a nationally registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and is an associate member of the Australian Psychology Society (APS). She is a registered service provider under the Australian Government's Better Outcomes for Mental Health Care Program. The clinic also provides services for clients accessing National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Program.
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