Leia’s main area of interest if clinical child and adolescent psychology.
Clinical Psychologist Treating Adolescents and Children
She has extensive experience in working with adolescents with a range of issues such as:
- Anger Management
- Separation Anxiety
- Communication issues
- Grief and Loss
- Low Self-Esteem
- Behavioural issues
- Social Skills deficits
- Sleep problems
- Learning Difficulties
- Academic Achievement
- Family issues
Leia has training and experience in a variety of evidence based treatment approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Interpersonal Therapy (IPT); Solution Focused Therapy; Play Therapy; and Family Therapy. Leia has a passion for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Parent Training and Family Therapy.
With regards to Parent Training Leia uses the 123 Magic Behaviour Management Program by Clinical Psychologist Dr. Thomas Phelan. This assists parents in managing challenging behaviour in children aged 2-12.
Leia also treats clients across the developmental lifespan including young adults, adults, couples and seniors.
Working with Adolescents
Leia’s experience and passion for working with children and adolescents began during her Master’s degree and has developed over the past 8 years.
As well as treatment, Leia also has experience in academic testing to address and understand learning difficulties or highlight areas where the child has excelled learning. Testing measures used include: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children; Wechsler Individual Achievement Test; Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence; and the Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale.
Leia’s therapy philosophy is to create an open and trusting environment whereby her young clients feel safe and secure enough to begin their journey of self-discovery, and to work towards living a meaningful life, by being the best version of themselves.
To make an appointment with Clinical Psychologist Leia Redman, you can try Online Booking – Loganholme or call M1 Psychology (Loganholme) on (07) 3067 9129.
Leia Redman, B Psych, M Psych (Clinical), MAPS, CCLIN.