Ms Mandy Taylor

Director of Clinical Services

BA PGradDipPsych MClinPsych MAPS FCCLP
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Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology), Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology, Bachelor of Arts, Member of the Australian Psychological Society, Fellow College of Clinical Psychology

About Mandy

Mandy Taylor is a clinical psychologist with experience in public mental health, primary care and tertiary education. She enjoys working collaboratively with people of all ages, backgrounds, and orientation. Her therapeutic style includes cognitive behavioural strategies, solution-focused therapy, and resilience and acceptance approaches.

Areas of work:

Mandy works with adults, children, young people, and families regarding:

  • Mental Health Presentations
  • Stress, Anxiety and Depression
  • Workplace issues
  • Trauma
  • Wellbeing and Resilience
  • Adjustment
  • Grief
  • Health
  • Psychology Supervision

 

Treatment Approaches:

Mandy utilises following techniques to best suit the client’s needs and work towards identified goals:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Trauma Focused Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing

 

 

Background and Experience

Mandy completed her Masters of Clinical Psychology in Hobart and over the course of 20 years has worked in Tasmania, Western Australia and Perth. Mandy’s work in public mental health services has included CAMHS/CYMHS roles, working with Adults presenting with severe mental illness and psychiatric risk, and training and supporting early career colleagues including psychiatry registrars, General Practitioners and multidisciplinary colleagues. Mandy is a registered psychology supervisor and has delivered training across the sector and at a postgraduate tertiary level in the areas of eating disorders, CBT, working with children and their families, psychopathology and evidence-informed psychological interventions. More recently Mandy has enjoyed roles with a Primary Health Network supporting system reform change and advocating for community care needs in the primary care sector. Mandy joined Cairnmillar Institute in 2017 and holds the role of Director of Clinical Services. In addition to her clinical work, Mandy values supporting other professionals through supervision and mentoring.

Book an appointment with Mandy at our Hawthorn East or Highpoint clinics.

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