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Qualifications & Credentials

Amanda is a highly qualified Occupational Therapist and Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. She is a qualified hypnotherapist and is one of a handful of people worldwide to be part of the Master Trainers Programme of Neuro Linguistics.

Amanda’s strong philosophy, that one must continue to learn to deliver the best possible service to clients is clearly demonstrated in her continuing professional development. 

While being a genuinely passionate and caring person, her direct approach allows her clients to get to the root cause of their problem ensuring rapid results.

  • 2016

Risk Assessment
UK 2010,
Melbourne 2016

Using with Borderline personality disorder
Melbourne, 2016

  • 2015

Conflict Resolution Training
Melbourne, 2015

  • 2014

Applied suicide intervention skills training
Melbourne, 2014

  • 2013

AHPRA Registration as an Occupational Therapist
Australia, 2013

  • 2012

PGDip Advanced CBT
University of Cumbria
UK, 2012

Certificate in Teaching Adults
The City & Guilds of London Institute, 2012

Bereavement Awareness and Support
UK , 2012

  • 2011

Certificate in Counselling
University of Sunderland
UK, 2011

Substance Misuse Awareness
NCFE
UK, 2011

  • 2010

Motivational Interviewing Training
Anthony Bainbridge
ICIS, UK, 2010

CBT for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Northumberland, 2010

CBT, Understanding Panic Disorder
Northumberland, 2010

CBT for Pain Management
Northumberland, 2010

CBT, Behavioural Experiments with Depression
Northumberland, 2010

  • 2009

Supervision Procedure to update fieldwork educators knowledge)
Northumberland, UK, 2009

Substance Misuse Awareness
Newcastle Upon Tyne
UK, 2009

Solution Focused Training
John Wheeler
UK, 2009

  • 2006

Qualified Client Handling Facilitator
Physicare
Edinburgh, 2006

  • 2002

Fieldwork Educator
Queen Margaret University
Edinburgh, UK, 2002

  • 1997

BScOT  – Occupational Therapy Degree
Queen Margaret University
Edinburgh, UK, 1997

  • Other

Registered member of Occupational Therapy Australia

Employment History

2016 – present

  • 2013 – 2016

Mental Health Clinician in Eating Disorders
Body Image Eating Disorders Treatment and Recovery Service
Melbourne 2013-2016

  • 2012 – 2013

Mental Health Clinician in Homelessness
Homeground, Melbourne, 2012-2013

  • 2012 – 2013

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Occupational Therapist
Condition Management Programme
UK 2007-2011

  • 1997 – 2007

Senior Occupational Therapist
UK 1997-2007