Dr Sophie Johnstone - Clinical Psychologist
Dr Sophie Johnstone
Clinical Psychologist
BPsych(Hons), DPsych (Clin), MAPS
Sophie is a registered clinical psychologist, a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. Sophie attained her Doctorate at Monash University and has a wide range of experience working with young people and adults. Sophie has a broad range of skills and knowledge from working in various clinical settings, including pediatric mental health, acute and rehabilitative hospital settings, a secondary school, and private practice. Sophie enjoys working with clients across the lifespan. She has a particular passion for working with adolescents and families but also works individually with adults and older adults. She is a warm and empathic clinician who draws upon various evidence-based treatment modalities to meet the needs of her clients. She has a particular interest in acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness-based techniques, and schema therapy. Sophie believes that we all have the inner resources to thrive and that we are far more than what we have experienced. Sophie currently sees young people aged 12 years and over through to older adults, presenting with various mental health issues including:

  • Depressive and anxiety disorders
  • Stress and adjustment related concerns, including adjustment to chronic illnesses
  • Attachment issues
  • Emotion regulation
  • Pain syndromes
  • Acute and complex trauma
  • Self-esteem
  • School refusal
  • Grief and loss
  • Interpersonal and relationship issues