Psychologist assessing child

The Importance of Professional Assessments

Catalyst Psychology follows recommended Australian guidelines for the assessment of neurodiversity including ADHD, Autism and learning issues. Professionally and appropriately completed assessments avoid misdiagnosis; help identify all issues and strengths; help the person, their carers and teachers understand and accept their needs; and point people in the right direction for ongoing support. The Psychologists at

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Congratulations to Our Psychologist Chiara McDowell

Congratulations to our Psychologist Chiara  McDowell for her promotion to a Teaching Fellow position and becoming a Psychology Supervisor, focussing on formal psychological assessments. She continues to offer assessment of children, adolescents and young adults at Catalyst Psychology. Chiara is skilled in the assessment of intellectual level and academic attainment, Intellectual Disability, Specific Learning Disorders,

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APS Webinar 2021

APS Training on OCD

We are back providing training and workshops in 2021 (after a pandemic pause!). First up, Dr Hildebrandt is providing training for Psychologists on the assessment and treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in children and teens. The training will take place in March and is being run by the Australian Psychological Society. See these links for

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