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Casarndra Hackett, Clinical Psychology Registrar

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BBehavSc (Honours), MClinPsych, MAPS, Masters of Teaching (Current), Association Montessori International (Assistant 3-6).

Cassarndra has completed a Bachelor of Behavioural Science with Honours (Psychology) at Flinders University. She subsequently finished her Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Central Queensland University. Cassarndra is a registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and a member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has been a practising psychologist since 2010 in a range of settings including private practice, private hospitals, outpatient clinics, and public mental health settings. 

Cassarndra has a strong interest in working with children, youth, and adults especially those with sensory, emotional, social, cognitive, and/or academic challenges. She has training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Gottman Couples Therapy, Schema Therapy, as well as Mindfulness Based Therapy. Cassarndra has over 4 years experience in strengths-based assessment for children, youth, and adults. Further, Cassarndra has experience working with clients individually as well as in group settings. Cassarndra has a strong passion in enhancing children’s, adolescents, and adult learning within the home and school environment through Montessori-inspired education methods.

Areas in which Cassarndra may be able to assist include:
· Autism (ASD, Aspergers Syndrome)
· Intellectual disabilities
· Attention Hyperactivity Deficit Disorder (ADHD)
· Child Behavioural Problems
· Learning Difficulties
· Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Panic Disorder
· Anxiety, Fears and Phobias
· Social Issues and Shyness
· Separation Anxiety
· Learning and attention difficulties
· Trauma
· Assertiveness skills
· Depression/Sadness
· School Refusal
· Memory and attention
· Anger Management
· Aggressive behaviour
· Behavioural problems and tantrums
· Self-esteem and self development
· Bullying