LOUISE POPOVICH, Psychologist
Louise Popovich attained a Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) degree in 2017, which involved six years training at university. During her postgraduate training, Louise worked with a diverse range of clients, including children, adolescents, couples and families, conducting both therapy and assessments in the community and hospital settings. In addition, Louise supported families with children experiencing challenging behaviours related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), intellectual and physical disability.
Louise is particularly interested in providing comprehensive cognitive and behavioural assessments aimed at uncovering the underlying reasons for learning difficulties and attention concerns in primary and high school students. Louise’s therapeutic areas of interest include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, child and adolescent social-emotional difficulties, interpersonal relationships and conflict (including couples and family) and the management of challenging behaviours. She works together with children, adolescents and families to encourage positive change.
Masters of Psychology (Clinical)
Bachelor of Science with Honours (Psychology)
Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours (Immunology)
Bachelor of Science (Human Biology)
Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Medicare provider through Better Access to Mental Health Care initiative
Working with Children Check
Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Areas of Interest:
Individual and family therapy for children, adolescents and parents:
- Child and adolescent social-emotional difficulties
- Interpersonal relationships and peer difficulties
- Family and couple relationship conflicts
- Management of challenging behaviours
- Anxiety disorders
- Mood disorders
Diagnostic assessments for children, adolescents and university students:
- Specific Learning Disorders (SLD), including dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia
- Intellectual disability
- Intellectual giftedness
- Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD)
- Provision of a diverse range of psychological interventions with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in a community services clinic.
- Diagnostic assessment for learning disorders, intellectual disability and emotional and behavioural issues in children, adolescents and adults in a community services clinic.
- Diagnostic assessment for emotional and behavioural issues, individual psychotherapy and delivery of group interventions with adolescents and adults in a publicly funded hospital setting.
- Supporting government-funded families experiencing a diverse range of challenging behaviours related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and intellectual and physical disability.
Louise welcomes referrals from individual families, medical specialists, health professionals, and educators.