Monique is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar with a Masters of Clinical Psychology. Monique works collaboratively with her clients to deeply understand their needs and empowers them toward change. Monique applies a scientific method to client concerns with an empathic relational therapeutic approach.
Monique provides holistic assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to clients across the lifespan in children, adolescents, and adults, including (e.g., selective mutism, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, anxiety, depression, social anxiety, grief and loss, stress and relationship distress). Monique has over 7 years of experience working with people in a variety of Clinical, Forensic and Organisational settings and particularly loves working with children to help them achieve meaningful changes in their lives.
Within organisations Monique has developed and implemented evidence-based interventions to address employee stress. She has tutored in the Discipline of Psychological Sciences at multiple NSW based Universities. Monique received combined clinical and forensic training in assessment and report writing for the Children’s Court Clinic and Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
Monique specialises in group therapy facilitation, assessment, intervention, training and education, support coordination and has previous experience in working with individuals and families registered with the NDIS. Monique uses evidenced-based therapy treatments grounded in (e.g., CBT, ACT, DBT and Mindfulness) and receives ongoing training from the Selective Mutism Clinic for the treatment of Selective Mutism in pre-schoolers to adults. Monique has two therapy dogs and can provide Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT). AAT is an evidence-based secondary therapeutic technique involving the use of animals in sessions alongside other evidence-based techniques, like CBT and BT.
Monique provides emotion coaching training for parents and children and is an accredited facilitator for the ‘Tuning in to Kids’ program. She runs a six-week program to assist families to raise emotionally intelligent children.
Monique has full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia (Registration Number: PSY0002273006). Monique is also an active member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA).