Chantée Nixon B.A (Psych), Post Grad Dip (Psych), Assoc MAPS
Chantée Nixon is a Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Chantée has over 13 years experience providing assessment, treatment and intervention programs for children, adolescents and families in a variety of settings, including schools, community services, and the private, government and non-government sectors. Chantée has expertise in a wide range of developmental, intellectual, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties experienced by children and adolescents.
Chantée specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). She has obtained postgraduate training in the "gold standard" assessment tools used for the diagnosis of ASD and utilises these tools in her practice to provide families with a service that is comprehensive, evidence-based and of the highest quality. She has had extensive experience working with families who have children with challenging behaviours through her positions in Autism Spectrum Australia's (Aspect) School for Children with Autism and the Behaviour Interention Service, where she continues to work part-time. She has extensive skills and experience in the training and education of parents, carers, service providers and school staff in evidence-based positive behaviour support approaches to managing behaviours of concern.She uses a family-focused, collaborative, capacity building approach which is individualised and comprehensive.
Chantée addresses skills in children and adolescents in the areas of daily living, social relating, communication, social problem solving and has a strong interest in the development of emotional regulation skills. She developed and currently collaboratively facilitates with the Department of Education and Communities (DEC) emotional regulation group programs for children with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism.
Registered Psychologist with Psychology Board of Australia
Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
APS Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) Identified Practitioner
Member of The Association of Psychologists in Developmental Disability Services (PsychDD)
APS Child, Adolescent and Family Interest Group
APS People with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability and Psychology Interest Group