Searchlight Psychology’s Principal Psychologist is Stacey Anderson. She uses a variety of approaches including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Therapies, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Our team of caring psychologists are here to help you maximise your quality of life.
Stacey has experience working with people from all age groups and walks of life. She has worked in both government and non-government organisations, helping people with a range of issues. She uses a variety of evidence-based therapeutic approaches including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Mindfulness-Based Therapies, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI).
Stacey has worked with people experiencing child protection and parenting issues, misuse of drugs and alcohol and problems related to complex emotion dysregulation. She has also supported people in treatment for a range of clinical presentations including disorders related to Depression and Anxiety, Bi-Polar Affective Disorder (BPAD), Psychotic Disorders and Personality Disorders.
Her particular focus is in psychological assessment, report writing and intervention planning. Stacey has experience in psychosocial assessment, adaptive behaviour assessment, forensic assessment and report writing, psychological assessment for intellectual disability and other neurodevelopmental disorders such as Autism and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Stacey also has post graduate qualifications as a Behaviour Support Practitioner and Searchlight Psychology is a certified provider under the NDIS practice standards for Positive Behaviour Support Planning and related intervention.
Searchlight Psychology is a busy and dynamic practice and our administration staff are integral to ensuring all clients experience a smooth process from reception and intake through to ongoing engagement with our therapeutic practitioners. Mikayla is Searchlight Psychology’s Accounts Manager and part of the Searchlight Administration Team. Mikayla has worked in management as a Senior Team Leader in her previous career in the styling industry. Mikayla has her Mental Health First Aid and is completing a Bachelor of Psychological Science and we at Searchlight are proud to be supporting her as she works toward her future career in Psychology.
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