Clinical Psychologist
Sophie Ballinger, a member of BodyMatters Australasia for eating disordersSophie has a warm and gentle approach to helping individuals recover from eating disorders by exploring meaningful changes they can make in their lives, and helping them to feel more comfortable with themselves and their emotions.

Sophie has experience working with clients of all ages, supporting clients with a range of mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, and behavioural difficulties. She has an eclectic approach in which she draws from a range of evidence-based treatments, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT-E), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Schema Therapy. Her approach is goal-focused and client-centred, tailoring therapy to the individual in a collaborative way. She also has experience with providing a comprehensive assessment of autism and ADHD.

Sophie has a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and Master of Clinical Psychology from the University of Newcastle. She is also a board-approved supervisor.
You can read more about Sophie here.