Dr Sophie Johnstone - Clinical Psychologist
Dr Sophie Johnstone
Clinical Psychologist
BPsych(Hons), DPsych (Clin), MAPS
Sees clients aged – 18+ years.

Consults at Bluff Road Psychology on Wednesday & Thursday (16+ years).

Sophie is a registered and endorsed clinical psychologist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Monash University. She is a board-approved supervisor, member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

Sophie enjoys working with older adolescents (aged 16 years +) and adults. She has a wide range of experience working in clinical and educational settings across both public and private sectors. Such settings have included hospitals, schools, and private practice. Sophie also works casually as a Teaching Associate for Monash University, supporting research supervision in the area of perinatal psychology.

Sophie is a warm and empathic clinician who strives to form a strong therapeutic relationship with her clients. She draws upon various evidence-based treatment modalities to meet the individual needs of her clients, with a particular interest in schema therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and cognitive behavioural therapy. Sophie believes we all have the inner resources to thrive and that we are far more than what we have experienced.

Sophie is skilled in assisting clients with:

  • Mood and anxiety disorders
  • Stress and adjustment related concerns
  • Acute and complex trauma
  • Interpersonal and relationship issues
  • Emotion dysregulation
  • Grief and loss
  • Chronic pain and adjustment to illness
  • Perfectionism
  • Identity and belonging
  • Parenting
  • Perinatal support