Sophie is a registered psychologist who works with individuals and families experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, and interpersonal difficulties. Sophie has experience delivering therapeutic and behavioural interventions for neurodiverse youths. Sophie has experience assessing ADHD and screening for ASD and has a special interest in working in this area.
Sophie completed Psychology Double Major with Honours (Bachelor of Science) at the University of Western Australia, and Master of Professional Psychology at Murdoch University. Her background includes offering bilingual support in English and Chinese (Mandarin) to youth, staff, and families in primary, secondary, and tertiary education settings. Sophie also speaks Japanese.
Sophie is passionate about building trusting and safe therapeutic relationships with clients of diverse backgrounds and age groups. Her approach is collaborative, empathetic, analytical and change-oriented. Sophie strives to be consistently flexible and reflective throughout her care for the client. She believes all struggles are capable of being reflected upon, and all reflections can become more manageable.
Sophie utilises components of evidence-based treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Brief Solution-Focused therapy, Self-Regulation, and Mindfulness techniques.
I am currently working at Psychservice on:
– Tuesday & Wednesday 11 am to 7 pm
I also consults from the Dandenong clinic once a month.