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Quirky Kid® is a child psychology clinic and publishing house based in Australia. We work with parents, schools and clinics around the world to improve children’s social and emotional wellbeing. Our award-winning tools and resources have had a positive impact on children in more than 30 countries.

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Dr Brigid O'Leary

Dr Brigid O'Leary

Provisional Psychologist

Dr Brigid O'Leary is a Provisional Psychologist at the Quirky Kid Clinic in Sydney. She is currently undertaking a Transition Program for professionals trained overseas. Brigid is passionate about working collaboratively to understand children's needs and achieve positive change.

Brigid has training and experience in a wide variety of therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused approaches and Narrative Therapy. She also has substantial experience assessing and understanding learning needs, including using standardised assessments such as WISC-V, WPPSI-IV and WIAT-III.

Prior to moving back to Sydney, Brigid worked as a Child and Educational Psychologist in London where she supported children and young people aged 0 to 25 with a wide range of needs ranging from language and communication to social, emotional and mental health to cognition and learning. She also developed and delivered training to school professionals and parents, as well as small group interventions for children and young people. She has recently contributed to the development of a new program training mental health leads in schools in the UK.

Qualifications

Dr Brigid O'Leary has a Master in Child Development from the Institute of Education in London and a Doctorate in Educational and Child Psychology from University College London.

Other Details

Dr Brigid O'Leary's Working with Children Check (WWC): WWC2373076E.

Brigid has been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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