Provisionally Registered Psychologist and Behaviour Support Practitioner
Amour is a provisionally registered psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, having over 10 years experience working with children, teenagers and adults with Autism and their families. Amour recently completed her Masters of Psychology (Professional) and is currently fulfilling the requirements for her internship year to become a registered psychologist. She completed placement as a school psychologist, conducting assessments for behavioural, cognitive and learning disorders. She conducted functional behavioural assessments to assist with classroom interventions and supported teachers with developing appropriate goal orientated individual education plans. She conducted professional learning for teachers in understanding behaviour within a classroom setting. She also provided direct counselling to students and staff using Solution Focussed Brief Therapy (SFBT), Interpersonal Therapy (ITP) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Amour has years of experience working as a senior developmental and behavioural therapist for children with developmental delays. Her experiences extend to working within trans-disciplinary teams using evidenced- based interventions, such as ABA, applied within a clinic, home and school setting. She has also worked extensively in a Positive Behaviour Support role, facilitating a person centred approach to understanding and supporting behaviours.
Amour has largely worked in a family support role, running multiple parent support and autism education groups. Her experiences involve working alongside state and national agencies in providing families who are experiencing grief or stress from their child’s diagnosis with direct and group counselling. She has an interpersonal approach to her practice, often working closely with multiple members of her clients’ care team (parents, teachers, allied health professionals) which centres on the best outcomes for her clients.