Emma McLachlan

Emma & Billy
Name: Emma McLachlan
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Insurance: Yes
Qualifications: Provisionally registered psychologist, Community Mental Health Practitioner & Animal Assisted Therapist
Governing Body: APS
Specialities: Anxiety, Depression, Grief/Loss, Children & Adolescents and Animal Assisted Therapy
Working with Children Check: Yes
Police check: Yes
Modes of Delivery: distance i.e. phone, skype, zoom, email etc in person by arrangement
Availability: by appointment
Contact Phone Number: 0408 539 220
Description: I am a soon to be a fully registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). I completed a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Honours Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), and Master of Professional Psychology. I am also an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society (Assoc MAPS).

I have worked for many years in community mental health with both young adults and adults, I also hold a welfare diploma qualification. More recently I have been working with adolescents in a high school setting.

I provide a supportive counselling approach and uses the modalities of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in my work. Additionally, I practice as an animal assisted therapist (AAT) with my certified therapy dog Billy. Billy and I have been working together in school environments since early 2018. Billy assists in reducing anxiety and improving mood during sessions.

I am passionate about working with children and adolescents with an array of mental health presentations.

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Listing Title: Emma McLachlan