Dr Leigh Elliott

Dr Leigh Elliott

Clinical Psychologist

Leigh is a LGBT-IQ+ friendly clinical psychologist with a warm, empathic and collaborative style of working with individuals across the lifespan.

Leigh has experience working with individuals across the life span ranging from young children to older adults (65+). He works with individuals with high prevalence conditions such as anxiety, depression and adjustment as well as with neurodevelopmental conditions such as autism. He has experience working with parents and families around behavioural difficulties, parenting and relationships. As a member of the LGBT-IQ+ community, Leigh also has a passion for working with individuals and families of individuals who identify as same sex attracted and/or gender diverse.

Leigh draws on evidence-based treatments such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) when working with clients. He also has experience working with parents and families using Structural and Solution Focused family therapy techniques to address broader relational difficulties.

In addition to working at Richmond Central Psychology, Leigh works for Austin Health as a clinical psychologist in their Child and Youth Mental Health Service. He works with young people who are at risk of developing or are living with acute mental health difficulties and their families.

 

Qualifications:

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical)

Graduate Diploma of Psychology

Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology) with major in Biology