Dr Sophie Johnstone - Clinical Psychologist
Dr Sophie Johnstone
Clinical Psychologist
BPsych(Hons), DPsych (Clin), MAPS

Consults at Bluff Road Psychology on Wednesday & Thursday (12+ years).

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

Sophie enjoys working with young people (aged 12 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 paediatric and adult acute and rehabilitative hospitals, schools, and private practice.

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 acceptance and commitment (mindfulness-based) therapy, schema 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
  • School refusal