Amy Cleator

Amy is a Clinical Psychology Registrar who completed a Master of Clinical Psychology at Griffith University.  She attained a Master of Suicidology after her undergraduate studies in Psychology, and is currently working towards the completion of a PhD in Psychology.  Amy’s research focus has been on the role of emotion dysregulation and youth specific risk factors on the engagement of self-harm behaviours among young people, and she has presented research at several national and international health conferences.  She has had previous therapeutic experience working in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Drug and Alcohol, and has worked in the areas of disability and mental health prior to completing her psychology training. Amy places importance on helping individuals build resilience and positive mental health and wellbeing, and works collaboratively with individuals and their families to promote healthy family systems. Amy’s practice is guided by evidence based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Attachment based approaches.  She is currently a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Qualifications

BSc(Psych) PostGradDip MSuicidology, MPsych(Clin), MAPS

Consulting Days

Tuesdays and Thursdays

Special Interests

Emotion dysregulation, youth specific risk factors on the engagement of self-harm behaviours among young people, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Drug and Alcohol, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Attachment based approaches.

Referral Required

GP mental health care plan (12 month calendar year) or a specialist referral