Independent health professional providing services to patients from Paeds in a Pod rooms.
Linda Pigott is a psychologist with a particular interest in early childhood development and the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of mental disorders. Her experience includes supporting children, adolescents and their families with attention and learning difficulties, neurodevelopmental disorders, parenting support, challenging behaviours, emotion regulation, peer friendships, anxiety, selective mutism, trichotillomania, anger management , and social understanding.
She strives to provide effective, evidence-based psychological services that are personalised to meet each client’s needs and goals. She understands the importance of early intervention and appreciates the positive impact it can have on children and their families.
Linda’s qualifications include a Master of Psychology (Clinical) and a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons). Linda is currently completing the Clinical Psychology Registrar Program. She is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and the APS College of Clinical Psychologists.
Over the past several years, Linda has worked with young children with autism and developed considerable experience in conducting assessments and implementing interventions. Additionally, Linda has practiced within the school environment and university clinic, working with clients from a diverse range of backgrounds and experiences.
Linda works together with clients, their families, and other key professionals to facilitate highly tailored interventions based on their specific needs and respective clinical indication.
With authenticity and genuineness, she focuses on building meaningful therapeutic relationships. She uses a strengths-based model, recognising each client for the individual they are and helping them feel understood and heard. She aims to create a non-judgmental, welcoming environment that is friendly, safe and fun.
As an enthusiastic mother to four beautiful children, Linda genuinely understands that parenting is the most fulfilling job in the world, but also one of the most challenging. She knows firsthand what it is like to juggle competing demands and to sometimes find that the joy of parenting gets buried under mountains of housework and impossible to-do lists. She strives to help clients reduce parenting stress and cultivate more joy in family life. She enjoys supporting parents to find workable solutions to family challenges.
Further information and resources:
- Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636 – mental health information and resources
- Lifeline: 13 11 14 – 24/7 crisis support and mental health information