Rhianna is a Paediatric & Young Adulthood Clinical Psychologist. She completed a Bachelor degree in Psychology (with Honours) and a Master degree in Clinical Psychology (with Distinction) at the University of Wollongong.
Rhianna's clinical experience includes working with children, adolescents, and their families across various settings including private practice, primary schools, NSW Health, and Headspace. Rhianna has experience working with a variety of presentations including anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, emotion regulation difficulties, anger, low self esteem, self-harm, and behavioural concerns.
Rhianna works using a person-centred approach, drawing on a range of evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), play therapy, and social skills training. She uses a range of fun and creative therapeutic techniques to help children and young adults feel safe, heard and understood.
Rhianna also offers psychometric testing for children aged 6-16 years, looking at learning difficulties, underachievement, attention difficulties or giftedness. She offers autism spectrum disorder assessments for children and adults. Rhianna has a particular interest and extensive experience in psychometric testing for young people.
Rhianna currently offers appointments at Calvert & Associates Psychology on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Memberships & Registrations:
- Registration to provide psychology services with Medicare
- Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency: PSY0001951873
- Member of the Australian Psychological Society