About Us

 

Principal Psychologist

Chantée Nixon B.A (Psych), Post Grad Dip (Psych), MAPS

 

Chantée Nixon is a Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Chantée has over 15 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. 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. Chantée uses a collaborative, capacity building approach which is individualised to the child and families needs. 

 

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 has developed and collaboratively facilitated with the Department of Education and Communities (DEC) emotional regulation group programs for children with Asperger’s and High Functioning Autism. Chantée has presented her group program at conferences such as the Aspect Autism in Education Conference in 2014 and she received two nominations for an Aspect Achievement Award in 2014.   

 

 

Professional Affiliations

  • Registered Psychologist with Psychology Board of Australia
  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • 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

 

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