clinic location
Address
Suite 595, 963A Main Road, Eltham, Victoria, 3095, Australia
clinic location
Address
Suite 595, 963A Main Road, Eltham, Victoria, 3095, Australia

Overview

Amanda Buckland founded Neurodivergent Psychologist as a Virtual Practice in 2021. Telehealth provides an opportunity for individuals, parents and families within the Autistic and Neurodivergent Community (or those who suspect they or a loved one may be Neurodivergent) to access Autism & Neurodivergent-empowering Support with a Psychologist of their choice, without the barrier of travelling or needing to live locally. Outreach visits can be arranged for NDIS Participants (Local to Eltham in Metropolitan Melbourne) who require this. Prior to working in Private Practice, Amanda had almost twenty-years of professional experience providing psychological services to children, adolescents, parents and families in a range of Educational Settings. As someone passionate about embracing diversity, Amanda chooses to work as an openly Autistic and otherwise Neurodivergent Psychologist. Capacity Building Support and Focused Psychological Strategies are provided using an empowering, holistic approach, taking Autistic & other Neurodivergent neuro-physiology into account. A range of evidence-based modalities may be used, taking into account the individual's current needs and priorities, longer-term goals, the preferred way to communicate, neurodivergence, identity, values and culture. Supporting emotion regulation takes into account differences in Autistic vs non-autistic neurophysiology, meaning different things may activate (and calm) the body's flight/fight/freeze/fawn/flop response.

Area of Focus

  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behaviour Problems
  • Burnout
  • Child Psychology
  • Depression
  • General Counselling
  • LGBTI issues
  • Mental health
  • Parenting
  • Sexual identity
  • Trauma

Modalities

  • Eclectic
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychoeducation
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Narrative Therapy

Patient Focus

  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • LGBTIQ
  • Families
  • People with disabilities
  • Children
  • Women

Languages Spoken

  • English

Services

  • Online consultations
  • Home Visits

Education

  • Psychologist
  • BA PsychSoc, GradDipApplChildPsych, MAPS, AAPi

Fee / Service

  • 60-min Home Visit/Outreach MHCP (Focussed Psychological Strategies by a Psychologist) A$220.00
  • MHCP 120mins HOME VISIT Session (Medicare) A$440.00
  • MHCP 90mins HOME VISIT Session (Medicare) A$330.00
  • NDIS 120mins HOME VISIT or OUTREACH A$428.82
  • NDIS 60mins HOME VISIT or OUTREACH A$214.41
  • NDIS 90mins HOME VISIT or OUTREACH A$321.61
  • Private Psychology Session (per hour) A$190.00
  • REPORT (Private) 2 hours Preparation @ $190 per hour. GST is additional A$418.00
  • Therapy for Improved Daily Living (Psychology) 90 minutes A$214.41
  • Extra 10 COVID VIDEO 60 MINUTES A$190.00
  • Extra 10 COVID VIDEO 90 MINUTES A$330.00
  • MHCP 120min VIDEO Session (Medicare) A$380.00
  • MHCP 60mins VIDEO Session (Medicare) A$190.00
  • MHCP 90min VIDEO Session (Medicare) A$285.00
  • NDIS 120mins TELEHEALTH A$428.82
  • NDIS 60mins TELEHEALTH Therapy for Capacity Building A$214.41
  • NDIS 90mins TELEHEALTH - Assessment, Recommendation, Therapy and/or Training (including Assistive Technology) A$321.61
  • Therapy for Improved Daily Living (Psychology) 60minute A$214.41
  • MHCP 60min PHONE Session (Medicare) A$190.00

Hours

This week

Monday9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday9:30 am - 1:30 am