Hilary Stephenson (MPsych) completed her graduate training in clinical psychology at Bond University in Queensland, Australia. Hilary is a Registered Psychologist specializing in veteran and military treatment and assessment along with clinical interests and experience in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders (adult, adolescents), depression, addiction, chronic pain management, post traumatic stress disorder, and psychosis. Hilary is proficient in various cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, narrative therapy, and motivational-interviewing techniques.
During her time in Australia, Hilary worked at Mirikai, an in-patient drug rehabilitation centre where she provided psychological services including assessment, formulation, treatment to individuals with both addiction and mental illness. She worked with the Early Psychosis Team (Queensland Health, Australia) where she provided psychological services to clients between the ages of 15 and 25, experiencing their first episode of psychosis; including substance-induced, bipolar, schizophrenia, schizoaffective, and depression with psychotic features. Hilary is also trained in couples’ therapy and is currently expanding her practice in this area.