Michelle Pittaway

Clinical Psychologist
BPsych(Hons), Mpsych(Clin)

    Michelle only works out of our rooms at Ormeau Woods State High School. This is an outreach service for the school community.

    Meet Michelle:

    Michelle is a registered clinical psychologist, who completed her Masters of Psychology (Clinical) in 2011. Michelle has worked in the field of trauma since 2012, with a focus on complex childhood trauma, including child sexual assault, abuse and neglect. Michelle has worked in private practice in Darwin and the Gold Coast, in university settings and within not-for-profit organisations. She is passionate about helping children, young people and their families achieve their goals. Michelle also holds a special interest in anxiety disorders across the lifespan, and cognitive and learning assessments.

    How can Michelle help you:

    Michelle will provide a warm, caring environment to share your concerns, and work collaboratively to achieve your goals.

    Areas of Interest:

      • Trauma
      • Parenting skills/parent-child therapy
      • Family therapy
      • Anxiety
      • Stress
      • Depression
      • Phobias
      • Attention deficit / hyperactivity disorder
      • Substance use disorders
      • Professional supervision
      • Antenatal and Postnatal care

    Types of Therapy used:

    • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
    • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
    • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

    She is also available for:

    Cognitive, Psychosocial, and Behavioural based assessments
    Psychological reports collated for diagnostic purposes, funding applications, and educational support