Director and Principal Psychologist
Deni has over 19 years experience in child, adolescent and youth mental health, providing psychological services to young people and their families. Deni has worked in the fields of Child, Adolescent and Youth Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, Autism Spectrum and Disability services since completing post-graduate studies in 1999, and first opened her private practice in January 2011.
As a mother of two, her youngest being diagnosed with a rare genetic condition at 3 months of age, Deni is also sensitive to the needs and experiences of kids today, and developing a positive working relationship with the families that support them. Whilst Deni assists children with all mental health and developmental needs, she has a special interest in Autism Spectrum, increasing awareness and understanding of the varying aspects and presentations of the spectrum, and specifically, the differences in female versus male profiles.
Alongside her psychological services, Deni has been a small businesses owner/operator since 2006, and is Director of Kids Inspired - overseeing both the allied health and creative learning services. Deni attributes the growth and success of her businesses, alongside the journey of Motherhood, to utilising her “Psychological Toolkit” on a daily basis.