Anna Ridhalgh
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Anna Ridhalgh

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Anna Ridhalgh

Clinical Psychologist

B Soc Sc Psyc; PG Dip Psyc; MA (Clin Psyc); MACPA

Reg Number PSY0001812403

 

Anna is a clinical psychologist who is passionate about her work with children, adolescents and their families.  She has worked in private and public mental health settings.  Anna has experience and training in the assessment and management of a range of social, emotional and behavioural difficulties including anxiety, depression, school refusal, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorder, oppositional defiance disorder, intermittent explosive disorder, conduct disorder, trauma, attachment difficulties, adjustment issues and relationship difficulties.

Anna is a compassionate clinician with a warm, direct and easy interactional style which puts people at ease and allows for a truly collaborate partnership in planning and delivering evidence-based interventions to bring about change.  She integrates different theoretical frameworks including attachment, family systems, learning theory, strengths-based, positive psychology, trauma awareness and mindfulness.  Anna has training and experience in using a variety of modalities including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Family Therapy, Parent Management Training and Couples Therapy.  Anna is a certified Marte Meo Practitioner, a trained DRUMBEAT Facilitator and has completed the Circle of Security Parenting Training.

Anna holds full registration as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is has clinical endorsement.  She is approved by the Psychology Board of Australia to provide clinical supervision to other psychologists and is a member of the Australian Clinical Psychologists Association (ACPA).