Olivia has completed a Bachelor of Psychology with First Class Honours (University of Sydney) and subsequently a Master of Clinical Psychology (University of New England). She is trained in a diverse range of evidence-based approaches, including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), attachment based family therapy (ABFT), and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT).
Olivia is registered to practice as a clinical psychologist with AHPRA and is registered as a Medicare provider. She is also registered as a clinical psychologist with the HCPC in the UK.
Olivia has experience working with clients across the lifespan, from children to older adults. More recently, Olivia has worked within a multidisciplinary community mental health team, working with children and adolescents with complex mental health issues, as well as supporting their families.
Olivia has worked across different metropolitan areas of Sydney, as well as in different rural communities in NSW. She has experience across a range of clinical settings, including private practice, public health, and educational settings. This has given Olivia the opportunity to work with clients from all walks of life.
Olivia also currently works in research based at the University of Sydney, as a project officer with Growing Minds Australia – Australia’s first clinical trials network in child and youth mental health.
Olivia takes a structured, evidence based approach to therapy. She believes in empowering her clients through developing a shared understanding of the presenting difficulty. Olivia works with people experiencing a wide range of psychological problems, such as depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, adjustment difficulties, and relational and family difficulties.
Olivia is passionate about therapeutic approaches that support the wellbeing of the family system. She has a particular interest in attachment relationships and family of origin.