In her journey in understanding children and parents, Dr Amelia Shay has completed several university qualifications. She holds a Bachelor of Clinical Psychology and Master of Educational Psychology from overseas, and has completed a PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of Queensland in 2013.
Since 2005, she has been working in private clinics, hospitals and universities as a clinician and a researcher. In therapy, she works with children, adolescents and adults. Apart from using different models of therapy with individuals, she is also a trained couple therapist and marriage counselling.
She is a public speaker, creative writer and a passionate therapist. You can read some of her published work for parents, or listen to her radio interviews, through these links:
Dr Amelia is a world recognised and well treasured auntie who is superbly adored and loved by her niece and nephews!
She specifically works in 4 different areas:
- Child psychology and positive parenting training
- Assessment of a range of psychological matters such as giftedness, ADHD, Autism, and learning difficulties.
- Couple therapy and marriage counselling
- Psychodynamics therapy