Tori is a fully registered Psychologist (MAPS) who studied Bachelor of Arts (Psychology- Honours) at the University of Melbourne, followed by a Masters of Educational and Developmental Psychology at Monash. She works as a school psychologist and in private practice, working with children and adolescents in one-on-one and group settings.
Tori works from a child-centred approach, building on existing skills of the child and family to work towards positive outcomes.
Tori’s training in educational and developmental psychology, coupled with her experience in school psychology allows her to treat a broad spectrum of concerns. Tori also offers comprehensive cognitive and educational assessments. Her special interests include Autism Spectrum Disorder, anxiety, social and emotional development, and resilience. Tori employs a range of therapeutic approaches, including CBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and strengths-based approaches.
Tori works with children and adolescents to develop warm and supportive relationships, based on understanding and mutual respect. Tori aims to empower children and their families by collaboratively developing a range of practical strategies, in an engaging, creative and age-appropriate manner.
Tori owns two goldfish called Frankie and Raymond, but desperately wants a puppy! Has a weakness for Nutella and Kikki-k stationery. She is a long suffering supporter of the Melbourne Demons and also supports Melbourne City FC- she can even explain the offside rule!