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QUALIFICATIONS
B. App. Sci., P.G. Dip. Psych., M. Psych., MAPS, FCCLP.

Simon Lush is a clinical psychologist dedicated to providing compassionate, evidence-based support for adults navigating the challenges of autism and other neurodiverse conditions. With a mission to empower individuals with the tools and strategies they need to lead fulfilling lives, Simon is committed to helping clients thrive in their personal and professional endeavors.

He has specialised training in adult autism assessment and offers comprehensive evaluations to help clients gain a deeper understanding of their unique profiles and access appropriate support services.

Simon offers both face-to-face sessions and secure, confidential telehealth services, ensuring accessibility and convenience for clients throughout Australia. This flexibility allows him to provide the same level of care and attention regardless of a client's location.

In his practice, Simon utilises a range of evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness-Based approaches. His approach is person-centered and strength-based, aiming to create a safe and non-judgmental environment where clients can feel supported and understood.

Simon's dedication to professional development and staying current with the latest research in neurodiversity ensures that his clients receive the highest standard of care. He is passionate about working collaboratively with clients to develop tailored treatment plans that address their unique needs and goals.

Outside of his professional life, Simon enjoys spending time outdoors, exploring nature, meditating, and pursuing his interest in garden design. This balance of personal and professional interests enriches his practice and contributes to his holistic approach to mental health and well-being.

Simon holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, a Master of Psychology, and a Master of Urban Horticulture. He is a registered clinical psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Australian Psychological Society (APS).

Therapy Specialties
  • Diagnostic assessments for autism
  • Difficulties with neurotypical social skills
  • Emotional and behavior regulation difficulties
  • Psychoeducation
  • Anxiety, Depression, Stress
  • Chronic pain
Modalities
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT)