psychologist BASc (Psych), Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Learning Support), Australian Psychological Association (APA). Australian Health Pracitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), Queensland Guidance and Counselling Association (QGCA), Queensland College of Teachers (QCT), Circle of Security International.
Leigh-Anne’s special interests include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and Circle of Security Parenting (COSP).
Leigh-Anne has experience in the public and private sector, working with individuals impacted by a mental health condition and/or disability. Her experienced included Inclusion and Early Childhood Specialist Teacher and Guidance Officer. Furthermore, Leigh-Anne has worked extensively with children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, developmental delays, Communication Disorders, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Leigh-Anne is particularly interested in optimal neurological development to reduce the impact of trauma, anxiety, and depression.
She is attentive in meeting clients’ needs with warmth and understanding and is passionate about enhancing positive growth. Leigh-Anne enjoys working with individuals or groups, across all ages using evidence-based interventions, individualised to the client’s strengths, vulnerabilities, and goals.
Leigh-Anne relishes family holidays with her four children, new foods, and nature. Recently, Leigh-Anne is training her puppy Lulu, to become a therapy dog.