Cassandra Smith

Clinical Psychology Registrar

(Psychologist who has completed a Masters in Clinical Psychology)

Cassandra is a warm, authentic and collaborative therapist who tailors her treatment approach to meet the individual needs of her clients. She seeks to provide an open, safe and encouraging space for clients to process and explore their difficulties and works alongside them to develop strategies to improve their psychological wellbeing.

Presenting issues

Cassandra has experience working with families, young people and adults across a range of mental health concerns and has a special interest in adolescent mental health, as well as peri and postnatal mental health.

Cassandra offers appointments for both adults and adolescents across a range of concerns including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Disordered eating and body image
  • Emotion regulation and interpersonal difficulties
  • Unrelenting standards and perfectionism
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress and worry
  • Navigating the challenges of pregnancy and parenthood.

 

Treatment approaches

Cassandra has received training in and utilises a number of evidence-based psychological therapies, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Family-Based Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

 

Qualifications, Professional Affiliations and Clinical Experience

Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Master of Clinical Psychology

Registered Psychologist with AHPRA (#PSY0002173433)

Member of the Australian Psychological Society

 

Cassandra completed her Master of Clinical Psychology degree at the University of Technology Sydney. Further to her studies she has clinical experience gleaned through her work with children, adolescents, families and adults across a variety of mental health settings, including both in-patient and out-patient services, as well as a university clinic.

 

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