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The Priority Paediatrics Team.

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Leah Christiansen 

Clinical Pyschologist
Priority Paediatrics

Leah is a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in Paediatric Psychology. She provides psychological services to children experiencing emotional, behavioural and developmental challenges. She also has experience in the assessment of Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and learning difficulties.

Leah enjoys working with a range of child and adolescent concerns but has a special interest in Autism, ADHD, developmental concerns, emotion regulation, anxiety and behavioural concerns. Leah is passionate about working with children, adolescents and families to improve their mental health and wellbeing. She supports her clients to develop their own strengths, skills and strategies using her warm, empathic approach.

Leah completed her undergraduate Psychology studies at Flinders University in Adelaide and her Masters of Clinical Psychology degree with Distinction at Griffith University, Gold Coast.

Leah has spent the last few years working in a range of settings including the largest paediatric private practice on the Gold Coast. She has also worked within the developmental clinic at Gold Coast University Hospital where she provided assessments to a wide variety of children with different presentations.

Leah will be consulting at Priority Paediatrics on Mondays.