Lydia is a Clinical Psychologist Registrar (under supervision with Shenooka Nanthakumar). Lydia worked for the Association of Independent Schools, Western Australia (AISWA) as a provisional psychologist for two years before returning to Curtin university to complete a Master of Clinical Psychology. She has since worked for the Department of Health in child and youth mental health services. She enjoys working with children, adolescents and their families. At Cygnet Clinic, Lydia will be offering assessment for Intellectual Disability, Intellectual Giftedness, General Cognitive and Education Assessments, ADHD, and Language and Development Centre referrals. Lydia is warm, friendly and is holistic in her assessment approach.
Master of Psychology (Clinical): Curtin University, 2021
Master of Psychology (Professional): Curtin University, 2018
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours): Curtin University, 2014
Clinical Psychologist Registrar: Cygnet Clinic | Current
Clinical Psychologist Registrar: Youth Mental Health Services, Department of Health November 2022 – Current.
Clinical Psychologist Registrar: Child and Adolescent Health service (CAMHS) – Multi-systemic therapy (MST) | February 2022 – November 2022.
Provisional Psychologist: Curtin Psychology Clinic | Semester 1 2021
Provisional Psychologist: Mental Health Inpatient Setting, St John of God Hospital, Midland | Semester 2 2021.
School Psychologist (Provisional): Association of Independent Schools, Western Australia (AISWA) | January 2019 – March 2021
School Psychologist (Provisional): Department of Education | Semester 2 2018
Assessment for a wide variety of childhood difficulties.
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Referrals are accepted for assessment only (Intellectual Functioning, Functional Capacity Assessments, Attentional Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Language/Developmental Assessment)
Awards and Memberships:
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
Referrals are accepted from Medicare Better Access, Private Health & External Agencies