Natalie is a Provisional Psychologist dedicated to guiding individuals through life’s challenges. Her therapeutic approach is characterised by warmth, compassion, and empathy, rooted in a client-centred methodology. Natalie places great importance on fostering a trusting and supportive client-therapist relationship, emphasising the creation of a safe and comfortable space.
Natalie’s expertise spans diverse age groups, from children to adults. Her experience with adults includes working through traumatic injuries, work related stress, processing grief, hoarding, depression, and anxiety. With a background in educational and caring environments for children, Natalie brings a wealth of experience to her current role. She has previously worked with both children and adults with disabilities and developmental needs, including ASD, GDD and ADHD/ADD, assisting individuals in overcoming phobias, compulsive behaviours, intervening in behaviours of concern and developing healthy coping strategies for complex needs.
Natalie’s academic journey includes an Honours course in Psychology at Southern Cross University, where her research on the relationship between location, depression and physical activity garnered recognition at the 6th Annual Psychology Honours Research Conference. Having completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science at Australian Catholic University, Natalie honed her practical counselling skills, ethical conduct, and effective communication.