Our psychologists are fully registered with the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBA) and listed with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). To maintain this registration they need to have regular clinical supervision and attend professional development courses each year. Apart from their formal qualifications all of our Psychologists have extensive clinical experience working in a private practice setting. The psychologists at Barrenjoey Psychology are very respectful of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, religion and all individual differences.
Your psychologist will work collaboratively with you to find the right model of treatment and help you develop practical strategies to overcome the difficulties you are experiencing. Appointments are available weekdays and after hours.
BPsychSc (Hons), MPsych (Couns)
Leigh is a curious, empathetic and passionate psychologist who works with adolescents and adults to help create positive and lasting psychological change and growth. Leigh works in partnership with clients using techniques that are supported by evidence, including for example, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR). She strives assist clients in developing strategies for managing unhelpful or intrusive psychological issues as well as identifying and harnessing their existing strengths. Leigh has worked with clients experiencing a range of psychological concerns and uses this experience to tailor therapy to suit each individual. She has specific extensive experience working with people who have lived through trauma and/or are dealing with complex issues. Leigh is a certified Yoga instructor and she incorporates her experience of calming the body and mind into her work with clients experiencing psychological issues.