Amanda is a Clinical Psychologist who has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with selective mutism from various backgrounds and levels of severity. Amanda is keen to share her knowledge with other professionals and her current role at the clinic is devoted to providing individual phone supervision and training for professionals throughout Australia in selective mutism.
Amanda is an accredited ‘Tuning Into Kids’ coordinator, a program that helps parents use ’emotion coaching’ strategies to teach their children to manage feelings. Amanda is experienced with individual and group interventions, having worked in diverse settings such as an anxiety treatment and research unit, community mental health centre, an inpatient child and family unit for adolescents with complex mental health problems, a university clinic, and interstate at a rehabilitation centre. Alongside working at the practice, Amanda works as part of the Program for Early Intervention and Prevention of Disability at St Vincent’s Hospital.
Amanda obtained her Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and Masters of Clinical Psychology from the University of NSW. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, the Australian Association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and is registered with AHPRA as a psychologist with endorsement as a clinical psychologist (Reg. #: PSY0001220578).