About

Retanne O’Leary-Psychologist

MProf Psych, MAPS, BPsychSc (Hons),BPsych&PsychPhysSc

Retanne is a registered Psychologist who has extensive experience working with clients across the lifespan.

Her work in paediatrics, involves providing individualised support through counselling, intervention and assessment for educational and developmental concerns including Autism, ADHD, learning, emotional and behavioural difficulties.

Retanne has a particular interest in autism, where she focuses interventions upon helping families, to manage behaviours of concern, and helping individuals to develop skills to improve social interactions and to regulate emotions.  She is dedicated to assisting families to gain a greater understanding of the individual’s autism and the impact this may have upon their learning, development and behaviour.

Her work in drugs and alcohol counselling, involves helping change substance use behaviour, psychoeducation focused on harm reduction, and relapse prevention strategies and individualised recovery plans.

She is also committed to providing Individual therapy interventions for mood, anxiety and emotional regulation difficulties, parenting support, and interpersonal relationship difficulties.