Registered Psychologist, Dr Shivani Vij!
Shivani is a registered Psychologist and has led a rich career as a clinician, educator and author of peer-reviewed journal articles and books. Shivani has extensive experience of working with children and adolescents presenting with a range of developmental and psychological disorders, such as ASD, ADHD, Intellectual Disability, Anxiety and Depression.
Shivani is a strong believer of person-centred practice and focuses on an inclusive and empowering service that helps clients address the barriers and lean on the enabling factors in their life. She endeavours to deliver evidence-based interventions and has experience in using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and providing Positive Behaviour Support. In addition, Shivani has facilitated a number of parent support groups and evidence-based group programs for children including Secret Agent Society, Take Action, Zones of Regulation and PALS.
Shivani has worked in multicultural environments in Australia and overseas, and she has an in-depth understanding of the importance of acknowledging and respecting all cultural beliefs and practices.
Sophie Smith, Clinic Director, June 2021