Shanilka Abey | Psychologist

Shanilka Abey

BPsych (Hons), MProfPsych

I am a registered psychologist who enjoys working with both adolescents (13+) and adults. My therapeutic approach is one of patience, compassion and understanding. It is important to me to create a safe, judgement-free zone for all clients.

I developed my skills working with adolescents as a secondary school psychologist in both government and private school settings.

I have also had several years of experience working with NDIS clients and adults with complex mental health presentations.

I am experienced in working with the following presentations and mental health issues:

  • Anxiety
  • Mood disorders such as depression and bipolar
  • Issues related to teenagers
  • Eating disorders
  • Behavioural disorders including ODD, CD, ADHD
  • School-related stress
  • Work-related stress
  • Relationship and marital difficulties
  • Personality disorders including borderline personality disorder
  • Complex mental health disorders including schizophrenia
  • Substance-use disorder
  • Family violence trauma