Educational & Developmental Psychology Registrar
PhD Candidate

Chloe has a keen interest in working with people across the lifespan, with particular interest and experience in working with children, adolescents and their families. She works collaboratively with clients to understand their experiences, and using a client-centred approach, supports them in moving towards their preferred picture. Where appropriate, Chloe will work closely with parents and teachers. Chloe’s experience includes supporting children and young people experiencing suicidality, self-harm, trauma, anxiety, low mood and depressive disorders, obsessive compulsive behaviours, personality disorders, and early life grief and loss.

Chloe’s provides an evidenced based approach and a warm and welcoming environment in her practice. She is experienced in the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and has undertaken training to extend her knowledge in the use of ACT with those who have experienced trauma. She is interested and experienced in the use of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Play and Art Therapies, Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Solution Focused Therapy. Chloe engages in regular professional development opportunities, and has an interest in the use of Narrative Therapies in supporting those grieving the loss of a loved one.

Chloe works closely with her therapy dog Poppy, and hopes to welcome a new therapy dog in training in August of 2022 (DOB: TBA, Name: Mowgli). Poppy is a petit standard schnauzer who was born in November 2020 and completed her certification training in December 2021. Poppy is known for her verbal ‘Awooo’ greetings when she sees her favourite clients. She is full of personality and energy, often referred to in her family as the ‘wild child’ or ‘pocket rocket’. She loves using her brain and learning new tricks, but is just as keen for a cuddle and a pat on the couch. Follow her after work adventures here

Chloe has knowledge of mental health disorders, and experience in assessment and diagnosis. Specifically, Chloe has experience in the assessment of Childhood, adolescent and adulthood assessments of learning difficulties and specific learning disorders (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia), attention and concentration challenges, Autism, mood and anxiety disorders and social and emotional challenges, and trauma.

Chloe is a psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Psychology Board of Australia (PsyBa). She is currently completing extra training in the area of Educational and Developmental Psychology (Registrar program), and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Chloe has recently submitted her PhD as part of a combined Masters of Educational and Developmental Psychology and Doctor of Philosophy at Monash University. Her research focussed on exploring the experiences and needs of women whose mothers passed away during their adolescence.