Psychologist & Family Therapist (Telehealth/Maitland)
Meg is a Registered Psychologist, and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED). She prides herself on being body inclusive, trauma-informed and neurodiversity affirming. Meg believes in building relationships first and working collaboratively with clients, client’s families and other supports.
Prior to studying psychology, Meg was a Primary School Teacher for 15 years. She enjoyed working with children, adolescents, and their parents/carers and saw first-hand how mindfulness practice, goal setting and being a non-judgemental listener were key components of maintaining positive emotional and social wellbeing in her classes.
Meg has a special interest in holistic, mindfulness-based practices, complex trauma, ARFID, and working with individuals with eating disorders, disordered eating and body distress of all ages, sizes, shapes, genders, race and all neuro-differences.
Meg has experience working with:
- CBT and CBTe
- Motivational Interviewing
- Body Trauma Focused Therapy for ED, PTSD and Complex PTSD
- Maudsley Family Based Therapy.
- Polyvagal/Autonomic Nervous System (Safety and Connection) client-centred practice.
- She is currently undertaking training in Schema Therapy for eating disorders; and
- Has training in teaching Yoga for Eating Disorders
Meg holds a Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Arts (Primary) double degree, a Graduate Diploma of Psychology, a Bachelor of Science (Psychology – Honours 1A), and has completed her Masters in Professional Psychology (Honours). Meg is available for Medicare rebated appointments at BodyMatters at our Maitland office or via Telehealth Tuesday-Friday.
You can read more about Meg here.