Emily Cavanagh

BPsySc (Hons), MPsych (Clinical), MAPS

Emily is a Registered Psychologist and Clinical Psychology Registrar who provides complex psychological assessments and psychometric testing for behavioural, developmental, educational, and cognitive concerns.

Emily has ample experience in assessing and diagnosing ADHD, ASD, learning difficulties, intellectual disability, and giftedness.

She understands the rollercoaster of emotions that may accompany the assessment process; therefore, she aims to provide a safe space for individuals and families where they can feel supported through each step. In addition, Emily is extremely passionate about early intervention and prevention psychology. She enjoys working with children and adolescents to help them learn about and navigate their emotions.  

Emily is a strong believer in holistic wellbeing and works collaboratively with parents, schools, and other health professionals to ensure her clients receive wrap-around care in all aspects of their life. Her therapeutic work is based around the scientist-practitioner model and adopts Cognitive-Behavioural (CBT) and Dialectical-Behavioural (DBT) approaches, as well as other evidence-based approaches depending on the need of her client. Emily has a broad experience working with clients across a range of settings including private practice, private hospitals, NGOs, and non-profit organisations.

Emily has experience working with clients across the lifespan and with a diverse range of mental health presentations including anxiety, OCD, depression, self-harm, suicide, emotional difficulties, and perinatal mental health. In addition to her work as a psychologist, Emily has been awarded membership with the Golden Key International Honour Society and has received multiple awards for her academic achievements including Executive Dean’s Commendation, Executive Dean’s List, Academic Honour Roll, and the Psychology Conference Prize (ACU).

She has a national registration as a Registered Psychologist and Clinical Psychology Registrar with the Australian Health Practitioners’ Registration Agency and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society. 

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