DPsych (Clinical) MClinPsych BSocSc (Hons) MAPS CCLIN
Senior Clinical Psychologist
Louise Johnson is a dedicated Senior Clinical Psychologist at Creating Change Psychology and Counselling. As an accomplished therapist, she excels in the field of anxiety and depression. Warm, reliable, respectful, and knowledgeable, Louise earnestly helps individuals and families in Sydney’s Hills District establish full, purposeful lives.
She works with adolescents and adults of all ages to strengthen their resilience, sense of self, and build a framework for navigating the trials of life. Supportively, dependably, she will empower you with the skills and confidence to foster acceptance and remain hopeful for the future.
Bringing focus, humour and calm to what can be daunting issues, Louise cultivates satisfaction and meaning in life by clarifying what matters to you most, and guiding you to let go of self-defeating thoughts and behaviours. She is appropriately direct when needed.
Louise is also proficient at connecting your potential to your goals. Core to her approach is ensuring you understand the influence of the past while staying focused on developing a sound and stable future.
As a Senior Clinical Psychologist at Creating Change, Louise holds a Doctorate in Psychology (Clinical), Master of Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Social Science in Psychology (Hons) and a Bachelor of Health Science in Rehabilitation Counselling. She has extensive training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, and Mindfulness.
Louise’s professional experience comprises 17 years in private practice working across broad client demographics. Equally notable is the scope of clinical presentations she treats: anxiety and panic, depression, bipolar disorder, parenting issues, self-harm, chronic illness management, suicide, loss, post-traumatic stress disorder, alcohol and drug abuse, and challenges experienced in relationships and families.
On a personal level, Louise enjoys connecting with her community by volunteering with the local school and netball club.
"Adolescents need freedom to choose, but not so much freedom that they cannot, infact, make a choice. - Erik Erikson"