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Sue Leigh

Registered Psychologist

support@mullumbimbypsychology.com.au
02 6684 4748
50 min standard session
For pricing information refer to our fees page
Medicare rebate with a GP Mental Health Plan
Sue is also WorkCover accredited and has applied for Victim Services accreditation.
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Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday appointments.
Clients: Adolescents and Adults

Sue has practised as a psychologist for over 25 years, working with adults of all ages and also with adolescent girls.  She is experienced working across a broad range of mental health issues and offers an evidence-based treatment approach.  Her special interest is in supporting clients manage anxiety. Sue also works with people with mood difficulties, trauma, grief, assertiveness and self-confidence issues, relationship issues, personality disorders, and even those who just want to move forward in life but feel ‘stuck’.

Treatment Approach:

Her therapeutic style is warm, genuine, empathic and collaborative.  Sue says she wants the best for her clients so, she will challenge you when needed and be gentle when needed.  She traditionally come from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) approach, but also integrate Schema Therapy, Positive Psychology, some Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and particularly Mindfulness – as we can only change that which we become aware of.

Background:

Following a career in the corporate sector, and a lot of her own personal development, Sue chose a career change.  She now has over 25 years’ experience working as a psychologist, mostly in a private psychiatric setting, both inpatient and outpatient. Sue developed and ran group programs and also worked with people individually.

During this time Sue published a paper and presented on Panic Disorder at a Conference in New Zealand.  She has also worked in a girls’ high school in Sydney’s south-west for over 5 years.  Students came from very diverse backgrounds (Arabic, Turkish, Indigenous Australians, Pacific Islanders, Vietnamese and more).  Sue is committed to professional practice and maintain ongoing professional development and training.

Qualifications

Sue has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours), in Psychology at Macquarie University, a Master of Applied Science (Coaching Psychology) at Sydney University. (This was the very first university-based coaching program in the world – filmed on Four Corners). Sue is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS).