Leigh is a registered psychologist, with extensive experience working with individuals and groups, in clinical practice. She has worked in University/Hospital, private clinic and employment service settings, conducting clinical and vocational assessments, designing and implementing psychological interventions, for a wide range of disorders/ presenting concerns. Leigh has assisted many people with depression, mood and anxiety disorders, chronic pain, trauma and stressor-related disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, chronic disease management (and psycho-oncology), grief and loss, and family relationship issues.
Leigh takes a person-centred approach to therapy, utilising the following modalities: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy/ Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Schema Mode Therapy.
In addition to her Bachelor’s degree in Dance and post-graduate qualifications in Psychology, Leigh holds a Master of Science in Health Psychology, from the University of Sydney and a Master of Professional Psychology, from Macquarie University. She has worked in health psychology research, contributing to the field, with several published journal articles.