El is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays for in person, video, or phone consultations. El sees individual clients aged 15 years and older, couples, and families.
El has 19 years of experience helping people overcome life's challenges and achieving lasting meaningful life changes. Her approach is based on quality evidence-based assessment and treatment. With a solid foundation in high quality training and professional development El has worked with diverse clients facing a wide range of issues. El has been trained in a variety of research based proven therapeutic approaches including with Dr Michael D. Yapko in Clinical Hypnosis.
El helps her clients understand and address the underlying causes of present day struggles. El creates a safe space for you to explore past experiences and gain insight and emotional awareness. El's approach provides the opportunity to delve into deeper issues resulting in positive and sustainable change and true growth.
El's approach sets her apart with her focus on self-honesty, commitment and the authentic relationship between the therapist and client. El helps her clients to challenge themselves and quickly gets to the heart of the matter. Expect a client-centred nurturing environment where you can explore your unique needs and goals. Therapy is tailored to you, El works with you to create the most effective treatment plan to unlock your full potential.
Types of Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Mindfulness Training and Values Identification
Structured Problem Solving
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
Motivational Interviewing (MI)
Solution Focussed Therapy
Emotion Focused Therapy
Areas of Special Interest
Stress and Adjustment Difficulties
Mood and Motivation Issues
Self Esteem and Self Confidence
Grief and Loss
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
El has a Bachelor of Science degree - Major in Applied Psychology from the University of Southern Queensland. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Psychology from Bond University. She has also been awarded a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, from Bond University.
Registrations & Memberships
El is fully registered as a Clinical Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (a division of the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)). All psychologists with clinical registration meet a minimum standard of education and training and have been assessed as a suitable person to hold clinical registration in the profession. She has met a high level of education, training, ethical and professional standards, and undertakes ongoing training and skills development. Clinical Psychologists have a minimum of six years of university training and an additional 2 years of supervised experience, and build on that with ongoing education. Clinical Psychologists use evidence-based, customised psychological approaches to assess, diagnose and treat a wide range of clients and concerns.
El is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society and the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists.