Ms Sammy Lavale
Sammy is a clinical psychologist, with her recent years focusing on community-based services in the public sector. Her experience covers both assessment and treatment, with a special interest in working with children, adolescents and young adults. She has worked with a wide range of presentations and has a specific interest in anxiety, eating disorders, depression, relationship difficulties and trauma.
Sammy works collaboratively with her clients, using a relational, emotional and client focused approach. She tailors evidenced based treatment strategies such as cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and family based treatment to each client’s unique needs.
Sammy’s mission is to establish a safe space, where individuals and their families feel empowered and are able to gain a deeper understanding of themselves. She brings a warm, compassionate and nurturing demeanour.