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Leah Persichillo

Psychologist: Telehealth

B.Psychology/Legal Studies, Master of Applied Organisational Psychology

Leah is a registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
Leah has over ten years experience working in forensic, child protection and organisational settings.
She has worked with clients presenting with a range of issues including trauma, family dysfunction,
substance abuse, attachment issues, impulsivity, and family violence histories.

Leah is skilled in group facilitation and has delivered rehabilitative programs to clients in the justice system.
Leah is a warm and welcoming therapist with a passion for maternal health and wellbeing. She utilises a client-centred approach and incorporates cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness, motivational interviewing and psychoeducation in her sessions.

Her desire to work in the perinatal space was inspired by her own experiences of navigating new motherhood, and following her postgraduate research into first-time mothers’ perceptions and experiences. Leah has completed training in perinatal mental health with the Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) and is passionate about supporting her clients with their transition into parenthood.

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