Dr Sophie Johnstone

Clinical & Health Psychologist

DPsych (Clin), MAPS

Consults:  Wednesdays

Sophie is a registered clinical psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society, who attained her Doctorate at Monash University. She is a skilled clinician who works with young people aged 12 years and over to adults. Sophie has clinically specialised in child, adolescent and family psychology, but also has an interest in health psychology from completing her doctoral research in an adult palliative care setting.

Sophie has extensive clinical experience having worked in various settings including public paediatric mental health, private rehabilitative services and government secondary schools. Sophie is a warm and empathic clinician who utilises various treatment modalities, including cognitive behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy and schema therapy. She works with a broad range of mental health issues including:

  • Mood and anxiety disorders
  • Stress and adjustment related concerns, including adjustment to chronic illnesses
  • Attachment issues and School Refusal
  • Grief and loss
  • Emotion dysregulation (including anger management)
  • Pain syndromes
  • Trauma
  • Self-esteem & Relationship issues
  • Eating disorders