Hilary Stein

Hilary Stein

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.


Areas of Work

Clinical Psychology – Children

Hilary has worked as a senior clinical psychologist in CAMHS at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. In London, she was also senior clinical psychologist at the Great Ormond St Hospital for Children, working with eating disorders.

She sees a wide range of children, covering the following areas:

  • Child and family therapy
  • Psychodynamic play assessments and therapy
  • Cognitive behavioural assessments and therapy for anxiety, bed wetting, depression and family relationship issues
  • Parent training and information provision

Clinical Psychology – Adults

Hilary works with adults with Mental Health Care Plans to treat the full range of anxiety and depressive disorders. Her approach to therapy is founded on evidence based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) strategies, however she does integrate Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment (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.

Hilary coaches executives to develop their careers and make 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
  • Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia
  • Endorsed to practice clinical psychology by the Psychology Board of Australia