BA (Psych), MA Psych (Clin), MAPS
Liz Ditton is a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years’ experience in clinical practice. Liz has worked extensively with both adults and children with a wide range of presenting difficulties, both in the public and private sectors. Prior to establishing Esteem Psychology, Liz worked as the Service Manager for the largest generalist psychology service within Hunter New England Local Health District. As such, she has a broad understanding of the psychological needs of the local community.
Liz has expertise in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based interventions, and Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT). She has also trained in a range of other therapies, including Positive Psychology, Solution-Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, etc.
Liz has many years of experience working with children and adolescents in areas such as mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, bullying, adjustment difficulties, HSC stress, behavioural difficulties and interpersonal relationship difficulties. Liz’s background in Community Health and private practice has also provided her with expertise in working with adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, eating disorders, relationship difficulties, workplace stress, trauma, grief and bereavement, and a vast range of other presenting issues.
Liz has a personal interest in occupational burnout prevention and management, and has conducted research and training in this area.