DPsych (Clinical) BPsych (Hons) MAPS
Dr Bianca Heng is a leading Clinical Psychologist in developmental trauma, social anxiety and internet addictions. At the heart of her proficiency is a trustworthy, efficient, meticulous and caring nature.
A warm, dependable presence in her clients’ lives, Bianca works with children, adolescents and adults to address their emotional needs. She patiently defines the role of emotion in hindering personal progress, and empowers you to find contentment, live undeterred by fear, and establish a clear direction for the future.
Bringing humour, enthusiasm and compassion to what can often be serious and absorbing issues, Bianca is committed to helping you discover fresh social circles, embrace new employment opportunities, and engage more intentionally with the present. She has successfully assisted deeply withdrawn clients achieve the same dramatic results.
Core to her approach is tracing the origins of your current circumstance, ensuring you understand the specific influence of the past and gaining your commitment to avoid familiar mistakes moving forward.
As an experienced Clinical Psychologist at Creating Change, Bianca combines a Doctorate in Psychology (Clinical) and a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons), with extensive training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness.
Integral to broadening her experience has been the short-term, goal-oriented treatment of youth and young adults at Headspace—independent care sites offering 12 – 25 year olds access to early mental health support—and working in private practice with children, adolescents and their families.
Equally significant are her roles with Wollongong and Sydney University clinics, and Macquarie University’s Emotional Health Clinic renowned for its innovative, evidence-based treatment of anxiety disorders in children, adolescents, and adults.
Bianca’s level of expertise is evident in the range of clinical presentations she treats: developmental trauma, social anxiety, internet gaming, specific phobias, childhood and adult depression, self-harm, suicide, behavioural difficulties, ADHD, learning disorders, performance and exam anxiety including HSC stress, and challenges experienced in relationships and families.
Bianca’s years of research around the effect excessive online video gaming has on teenagers, has lead her to become an expert in this field. As a gamer herself, Bianca understands the minefield of video gaming, and acts as a coach working together with teenagers and parents. She runs seminars for parents on teenage technology & gaming obsession, to assist parents to understand their teen better.
On a personal level, Bianca loves reading and writing fanfiction. She is obsessed with the Harry Potter universe, and welcomes the revelry of a good card or board game.
Bianca is currently on maternity leave and will return later in 2021
Read Dr Bianca Heng’s article written for New Idea Magazine on “How to Handle your Teenager’s Messy Bedroom”
Read Dr Bianca Heng’s article written for The Wellness Portal – PAUSE Online Magazine Singapore on “The Importance of Sadness”
"Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first — Matthew Jacobson, blogger"