Marnie is a provisionally registered psychologist whose practice is built on warmth, compassion, and curiosity. Marnie works within the NDIS framework supporting young children, primary school aged children and adolescents. Marnie values a family focused approach to therapy and works closely alongside parents to meet their child’s needs.
Marnie understands the importance of the therapeutic relationship and how taking time to foster a genuine connection with clients is central to supporting them successfully. Marnie has a particular interest in working with neurodiverse clients and takes the time to connect and work with each client’s individual strengths to achieve their vision of success.
Marnie can share with you established and emerging evidence-based insights and strategies for a range of challenges including:
- Body image
- Emotional regulation
- Interpersonal relationships (friendships and relationships)
- Grief and loss
- Life transitions
- Neurodiversity (Autism Spectrum Disorder and ADHD)
- Rigid thinking patterns
- School difficulties (school refusal, perfectionism and exam stress)
- Self-esteem and self-confidence
- Stress and worry
- Unhelpful thinking and behaviours
Marnie utilises a range of therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Play Therapy, Solutions Focused Therapy and Mindfulness Based Therapy. She also loves working with children to explore the world of emotions and teach them strategies to support independent emotional regulation.
Born and raised in a rural setting, Marnie enjoys working with a range of clients from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Marnie also has an interest in providing psychoeducational assessments to support varies age groups with learning challenges. Marnie works with families and schools to provide support for students to reach their full potential in an academic setting, whilst supporting their individualised goals.
Outside of work, you will find Marnie living an active lifestyle, exploring the outdoors, and enjoying good food with family and friends.
Qualifications and Memberships:
- Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
- Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Foundation (APS)
- Member of the Australian Association of Psychologists inc. (AAPi)