Stephanie is based in our Wantirna South practice. She is a provisionally registered psychologist who is in the process of completing her Master of Clinical Psychology at Australian Catholic University. Thus far, Stephanie has gained experience providing treatment for adults experiencing mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, disordered eating/eating disorders, anger management issues, emotion regulation difficulties, trauma and relationship and sexual concerns. Furthermore, Stephanie is in the process of completing her master’s thesis on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and through this she has researched and facilitated group therapy for OCD. She additionally has a special interest in working one-on-one with sufferers of OCD as well as their families to provide treatment and support.
Stephanie’s therapeutic approach compromises elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She strives to utilise the most appropriate therapeutic approach to best meet the needs of each individual client. Stephanie endeavors to work collaboratively with her clients and be empathetic, compassionate, open minded and non-judgemental. She aims to empower her clients to develop insight, growth, self-compassion and overall wellbeing. Stephanie’s clients generally describe her as warm, insightful, humorous and genuine.