Provisional Psychologist & Family Therapist
Ellen is an empathetic, compassionate provisional psychologist with BodyMatters. Ellen passionate about working in a person-centred, biopsychosocial model to promote positive mental health outcomes. 

Ellen is passionate about helping people of all ages, genders, shapes, sizes, abilities and cultures improve their relationship with food and their body. Her therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Maudsley Family Based Therapy (FBT) and motivational interviewing.

The last 10 years has seen Ellen working in multiple different contexts, such as occupation rehabilitation, rehabilitation for Australia Defence Force Members, vocational rehabilitation at the Liverpool Brain Injury Unit and more recently working as a Helpline Counsellor at the Butterfly Foundation.

Ellen currently holds a Double Degree, Bachelor of Health and a Bachelor of Arts- Psychology, Masters of Rehabilitation Counselling, Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced and Masters of Professional Psychology. Ellen is a member of the Australian Psychological Association. She has national registration with AHPRA as a provisional psychologist working towards full registration and will be fully registered by the end of 2021.