Heidi Smith

Principal Psychologist

Heidi has qualifications and experience in Psychology, Counselling and Organisational psychology.

To the workplace she brings her understanding of conflict and relationships to people management strategies, organisational development, investigation and coaching. As a psychologist Heidi has experience in relationship counselling, trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder, anger management, depression, anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder. Heidi is also a qualified Supervisor.

Heidi is a nationally accredited Psychologist with with the following qualifications:

  • Masters in Psychology
  • Advanced training in mediation
  • Eye-movement Desensitisation Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Gottman Couple Therapy
  • Workplace Investigations

In addition to helping individuals with depression and/or anxiety issues she  is passionate about working with people with relationship, family and parenting issues. Heidi has significant experience with obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Heidi is very passionate about helping individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder offering anxiety focused cognitive-behavioural therapy and exposure response therapy for OCD. She has experience with a full range of obsessions and compulsions and many of her clients report satisfaction with the focused nature of their sessions which has helped them overcome their OCD. Heidi can guide you through decisions about medication, using self help books and setting up strategies to overcome your OCD.

Heidi is also very experienced in her work with couples. She helps those with conflict, parenting, trust, intimacy, substance abuse and/or communication issues. Heidi has significant experience in helping couples recover from affairs and also helping them resolve conflict and improve communication. Most people see Heidi between 6 and 24 sessions for couple therapy.

Heidi does a lot of work with people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In this area she has helped those who have experienced sexual abuse, military service, assaults, bullying or any other life event that can trigger a trauma response.

Heidi also manages the family dispute resolution department overseeing child focused parenting sessions and child-inclusive mediation. Heidi has significant experience in preparing single expert witness reports.

In the workplace Heidi has significant experience in workplace and business mediation, bullying and harassment coaching and workshops and workplace investigations. Heidi has significant training in conflict management and dispute resolution. She is passionate about helping individuals, families and businesses resolve conflict and live happier more productive lives. To workplace mediation she brings significant knowledge of organisational business systems, structures and processes.

Heidi is passionate about working with people with these issues!

Trauma and Post-traumatic Stress DisorderAnxiety
Obsessive Compulsive DisorderBullying
Relationship Counselling – Gottman Method TherapyParenting
Family TherapyGrief and loss
Couple Therapy RetreatsInfertility
DepressionStress Management
Workplace IssuesFamily Separation
Single Expert Witness Reports for the Family CourtAlcohol Use Disorder