Heather is a Clinical Psychologist who commenced working at READ Clinic in 1998 as an intern psychologist.
She continued to work whilst she completed her Masters of Clinical Psychology, which she completed in 2001. Heather then moved to the UK for over 3 years where she worked with children and families in some of the most deprived areas of Liverpool and London. She also led a service providing advice and consultation on mental health issues to all the schools in the South London area. Heather subsequently returned to the Clinic in 2005 where she has continued her work with children, adolescents and their families as well as adults, particularly mothers with postnatal depression. In 2018 she released her book for mothers: “Hello Baby” to much acclaim in the postnatal profession. In 2019, Heather was appointed as Conjoint Professor of Practice in the School of Psychology at the University of Newcastle.
Area of Focus
- Behaviour Problems
- Eating disorders
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Personality disorders
- Post-Natal Depression
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Wheelchair access
- Online consultations
- Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
- Master of Clinical Psychology
- Australian Psychological Society