Emily Shaw, Registered Psychologist (& Clinical Psychology Registrar)

Emily is a Psychologist, Counsellor and the Education and Wellbeing Consultant at The Balmain Practice where she has individual therapy sessions with children, adolescents and adults. Emily teaches social skills programs such as ‘What’s the Buzz?’ and the ‘MindUP’ curriculum to children aged 4-16 years, and she also runs other group-based programs for adolescents and adults. Emily has a Master of Clinical Psychology from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Psychology with First Class Honours, both a Bachelor and Master of Education, a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and a Master of Counselling Practice.

Emily has over fifteen years of teaching experience in a wide range of school settings in Adelaide, rural South Australia and London, in the United Kingdom. She was also a university lecturer for four years where she taught Childhood and Adolescent Development to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Emily was the Education and Wellbeing Consultant at Rose Park Psychology in Adelaide and she has had her own counselling practice since 2017. Emily is currently a psychologist and group therapist at a private psychiatric hospital in Sydney where she teaches group based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) programs for the treatment of depression, anxiety, anger, trauma and she also teaches Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) programs.

Emily has an extensive knowledge base, and a wealth of experience that she brings to her therapy and counselling sessions. Emily is trained in and utilises Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) in her therapy sessions. Emily uses her knowledge and training in Attachment Theory when working with young children and adolescents as she is a trained Circle of Security facilitator. Emily is approachable and caring, relating to her patients with both professionalism and respect. Her aim is to allow all people to reach their full potential, through offering support and guidance.