BASc (Psych)(Hons), MPsych (Clinical), MAPS
Shelby is a psychologist registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and
Psychology Board of Australia. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and a
member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.
Shelby has completed a Master of Clinical Psychology and has experience working with children,
adolescents, and adults with a range of mental health problems. Shelby is competent in the
assessment and diagnosis of a range of mental health disorders and has worked with individuals and
groups using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Exposure Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and
mindfulness. Shelby has also received certification in Comprehensive Behavioural Intervention for
Tics and Tourette’s and Animal Assisted Therapy.
Shelby works alongside her certified therapy dog, Napoleon, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and
her bearded dragon, Merlin. Shelby hopes to provide clients with a calm, supportive, and engaging
space, facilitated by the involvement of therapy animals. Shelby is currently completing training in
Equine-Facilitated Psychotherapy, that is, psychological therapy facilitated by horses, with an aim to
offer this unique therapeutic experience to clients in 2021.
Shelby has worked in a private practice setting for over a year, and has also worked within a private
mental health hospital facilitating group inpatient and outpatient programs.
Shelby enjoys working with individuals of all ages, especially adolescents and young adults, and is
particularly passionate about working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum.