“I have attended national and international conferences, can access internal professional development courses and also experience a breadth of learning experience from my colleagues across various allied health and education disciplines.”
Tell us about your working life before Aspect?
I worked with occupational rehabilitation and disability assessments as a Psychologist for the federal government.
How long have you worked with Aspect and what are some highlights?
I have worked at Aspect for 15 years. Some highlights have been the immense pleasure at being part of positive change for people on the autism spectrum and the ability to be part of an organisation that celebrates diversity, difference and promotes ability.
What is the most rewarding part of your role as a Psychologist?
The great privilege of partnering with families and Autistic individuals who may feel vulnerable at diagnosis, to being able to support with deepening their understanding of autism and to find ways to support differences in social understanding and to view neurodiversity as a rich part of our community.
What’s it like working with our Northern New South Wales team?
The team at Aspect Northern NSW is like family. There is great support for one another, great collaboration and a passion for working with one another to provide a range of services for those on the autism spectrum in our region.
What learning opportunities has Aspect provided you with?
Aspect has provided opportunities for me to always stay informed about the research and evidence-based practices regarding autism. I have attended national and international conferences, can access internal professional development courses and also experience a breadth of learning experience from my colleagues across various allied health and education disciplines.
What’s your advice for people thinking about a career with Aspect?
If you want to work for an employer that has your wellbeing at heart, a vision that embodies great care and passion for Autistic individuals and their families, fosters fantastic work-life balance, and the chance to work with skilled and professional colleagues – then consider a career at Aspect.