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Louise Mitchell

Psychologist: Telehealth

BSc (Applied Psych), PGrad Dip Psych, 4+2 SPP (Child & Adolescent Development Service)

Louise is a registered psychologist who values and enjoys working with children, young people, and
their families to help improve health, wellbeing, and functioning experiences from a mental health
perspective. She is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
and is a member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc. (AAPi). Louise’s professional
background includes several years working in a variety of community-based mental health settings,
government funded family mental health support services, school-based outreach services, and
private practice. She has a great interest in the welfare of new and soon-to-be new parents, with
particular focus on emotional distress, managing various challenges and complications which can
occur throughout the perinatal and postnatal periods, formative childhood development and
attachment processes, acknowledging and celebrating the joys and successes of parenthood.

Louise’s therapeutic practices encompass humanistic, non-judgmental, person-centred and trauma-
informed care, in an open and approachable manner. Louise incorporates elements of cognitive
behavioural therapy, interpersonal therapy, filial play therapy, and acceptance and commitment
therapy in her individualised interventions. She is a trained facilitator of the Children of Parents with
a Mental Illness (COPMI) Koping Kidz program, and the Emotionally Intelligent Parenting program
Tuning in to Teens™. Louise has also completed Applied Skills in Perinatal Mental Health Assessment
and Care training through the national Centre of Perinatal Excellence.

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