Psychologist

Lauren Brincat 

BA(Psych)Hons BEd(Sec:HumSocSc) Syd MAPS JP

Lauren is a Registered Psychologist (Generalist). She graduated from the University of Sydney in 2009 with honours in psychology and a specialisation in school counselling. Lauren has strong skills in the areas of psychological and educational assessment, working collaboratively with families to provide targeted interventions for children and adolescents with a variety of needs including learning disorders, anxiety and developmental disabilities. She also has extensive experience working with academically and intellectually gifted children. In private practice, Lauren has supported adult and adolescent clients in managing relationships, depression, sleep disorders and other life challenges affecting wellbeing.

 Lauren utilises elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy and Solution Focused Brief Therapy with her clients to work towards positive change. Her compassionate child-centred approach assists to develop trust and rapport with younger clients while assisting parents to support their child’s emotional wellbeing through tailored evidence-based parenting education. Other areas of interest include grief and loss, separation difficulties, gender dysphoria, childhood depression and self-harm.

Lauren is also a qualified secondary English teacher and a parent of two boys. She is currently studying a Master of Suicidology through Griffith University/Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention and was awarded the 2017 Griffith Award for Academic Excellence. Lauren is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia.

For more information on Lauren and her services go to http://www.brincatpsychology.com

Lauren Brincat currently provides psychological assessment services during school holidays only. As such, this email address is not checked frequently during school term. Your enquiry will be responded to as soon as possible.

 

Please contact Northern Beaches Speech, Language & Reading on (02) 9997 3388 to make an appointment or for more urgent matters.

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