"Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it."
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Leigh is a registered psychologist, with extensive experience working with individuals and groups in clinical practice. She has worked in university/hospital, private clinic and employment service settings, conducting clinical and vocational assessments, designing and implementing psychological interventions, for a wide range of disorders and life concerns. Leigh has assisted many people with depression, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma and stressor-related disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, grief, loss, family relationship concerns, as well as chronic pain and disease management (including psycho-oncology).
Leigh takes a person-centred approach to therapy, utilising the following modalities: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Schema Mode Therapy.
In addition to her Bachelor’s degree in Dance and post-graduate qualifications in psychology, Leigh holds a Master of Science in Health Psychology from the University of Sydney and a Master of Professional Psychology, from Macquarie University. She has worked in health psychology research, contributing to the field, with several published journal articles. Leigh is a member of Australian Psychological Society and takes an active and broad approach towards ongoing professional development.