NeuroDiversity 

Assessments & Therapy

for Adults

The decision to seek accurate assessment and therapy can be a catalyst to a positive turning point in people's lives.

 Finding the right clinical psychologist for you is a crucial next step. Lily is qualified, experienced, ethical, and professional. Lily has lived experience as a neurodiverse person herself, and appreciates the challenges facing neurodiverse persons, both during an assessment process, and thereafter.  Lily will endeavor to assist you by providing a thorough clinical psychology assessment, alongside therapy tailored to your unique presentation of neurodiversity, so that you can engineer a life that suits you. 

NeuroDiverse presentations include:

  • AUTISM

  • ADHD

  • SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER

  • DYSLEXIA 

  • OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

  • TOURETTES SYNDROME 

As a Clinical Psychologist, Lily is qualified to:

  • Clinically Assess

  • Clinically Diagnose

  • Diagnose co-existing mental health issues such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, bipolar, and so forth

  • Provide alternative diagnoses if neurodiversity is ruled out (when appropriate)

  • Provide reports to NDIS, legal environments, and so forth

  • Engage in clinical, evidence based therapy

Lily has extensive experience in the field of:

  • Trauma (simple & complex) 

  • Anxiety disorders (e.g., OCD, phobias, general anxiety social phobia)

  • Relationship issues (divorce/separation)

  • Grief & loss

  • Workplace stress/bullying 

  • Chronic pain/illness/disability (e.g., CFS, fibromyalgia, EDS, connective tissue disorders/genetic mutations) 

  • Addictions

  • Complex assessments

and is passionate about working with these life challenges with neurodiverse individuals. 

Lily is:

  • SEX WORKER FRIENDLY

  • LGBTQIA FRIENDLY

  • CREATIVE/ARTS FRIENDLY

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In working with clients, Lily ensures that assessments and therapy is non-judgemental, empathic, safe, geared towards individual needs, and is collaborative. 

Lily has over 22 years of experience including in private psychiatric hospitals, alcohol and drug rehabilitation centres, sexual assault centres, crisis counselling centres, detention centres, youth residential centres, and private practice.

 

Lily is:

  • Fully registered with Clinical Psychology endorsement with AHPRA

  • A registered Medicare Provider

  • A member of the Australian Psychological Society

  • A fellow of the APS Clinical College of Psychologists

  • Registered with Private Health Insurance Providers

  • Registered with Beyond Blue

  • And has authored books about trauma, and been a guest writer for psychology text books.  

Dr Lily Amorous

Clinical Psychologist

B.Psych (Hons), PhD (Clinical Psych), Grad Cert (Palliative Care), FCCLP, MAPS, AHPRA

 

About Lily

When not at work, Lily enjoys spending time focusing on her own interests such as creative visual arts, circus arts, and marine life conservation. 

Lily has been an artist for over 25 years, exhibiting in both solo and group exhibitions. 

 

Lily has also performed as an aerialist in multiple circuses in Qld. She first joined the circus at 33 years of age as a means to deal with chronic health and pain issues. Lily remains passionate about training on aerial apparatuses for both physical and mental health, and is looking forward to getting back to training in the coming months. 

Lily also dedicates time to marine conservation, in particular rays and sharks. She has been fortunate enough to have many encounters with such beautiful creatures and has been working towards photographing them in their natural environments. 

 

Lily is also the proud mum of two furkids, Peke the parrot, and Bowie the dog. They enjoy walks together and cups of tea in front of trash tv! 

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