About Dr. Anita Nepean-Hutchison
Dr. Anita Nepean-Hutchison is an experienced Psychologist with full registration with Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA). In addition to her Psychology training, she holds a Master of Education (M.Ed.), and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Anita is warm and compassionate, and strongly believes in taking a skills and evidenced-based approach to therapy with her clients. She can assist them in improving emotion regulation, interpersonal skills, and developing acceptance during their recovery.
She has strong interests in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders and a special interest in anti-natal and parenting support. The focus of her research has been in the screening and treatment of Perinatal Mental Health, particularly anxiety with a strong interest in parenting and intergenerational transfer.
Anita accepts referrals for support with wellbeing during pregnancy and following birth, parenting, older adolescents and adults with all mental health issues including depression, anxiety, personality, behavioural and addiction issues. Anita also offers Pregnancy Support Counselling. This Medicare scheme gives rebates for up to three sessions with a referral and where the person has had a pregnancy within the last twelve months (current or recent). Click here for more information on Perinatal Mental Health .
Anita has extensive training in multiple psychotherapeutic modalities and is certified in a number of assessment practices and programmes including certified in Circle of Security an assessment and treatment provider.
Anita is a fully accredited Psychology trainee supervisor and is accepting provisionally registered psychologists who require supervision to meet the general registration pathway criteria