Hilary Stein has twenty five years experience in Adelaide, Perth, regional Western Australia and London, in adult clinical psychology and child psychology. She has worked in hospital, outpatient, inpatient, community and private practice environments. She has facilitated resolution of personal struggles for adults, families and children within community and private practice environments.
Clinical psychology – Children
She has worked as a senior clinical psychologist in CAMHS, Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Also in London she was also senior clinical psychologist at the Great Ormond St Hospital for Children, London, working with eating disorders.
She sees a wide range of children in the following areas.
Child and family therapy
Psychodynamic play assessments and therapy
Cognitive behavioural assessments and therapy for anxiety, bed wetting, depression, family relationship issues
Parent training and information provision
Clinical Psychology – Adults
She works with adults with mental health care plans to treat the full range of anxiety and depressive disorders. The foundations of her approach to therapy is with CBT evidence based approaches, however she does integrate mindfulness meditation and ACT approaches. She is an artistically creative person.
She has provided assertiveness training and relaxation training for local communities and travelled to remote locations to provide assessments and brief interventions for individuals and families with depression, anxiety, abuse, family relationship difficulties, isolation, lack of parenting information and assistance.
She coaches executives to develop their careers and to management decisions in a range of private organisations and small businesses. Personal coaching is offered, which looks at the connection between personal and interpersonal well-being and career issues. Her work includes facilitating young people to improve personal resilience, and therefore make better decisions regarding career and personal choices.
She offers personal coaching for individuals who wish to improve their well-being and decision making skills. She can teach mindfulness and other stress management techniques.
Master of Clinical Psychology. University of Western Australia
First Class Honours degree in Psychology