Gail is a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families.
Gail completed her Clinical Psychology training in UK at the University of Plymouth (1997) before moving to Australia in 2002. In the UK she worked across the age range in both community and hospital settings. Very early on in her career, Gail developed special interests in the areas of Child and Adolescent Psychology and Neurological issues. In the UK she was involved in the setting up and running of a state wide service for the assessment of autism and autism spectrum disorders. After moving to Australia, she worked in a clinic in Sydney which specialised in the assessment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), where she carried out cognitive assessments, attentional testing and qualitative EEG’s.
Since her arrival in Perth, Gail has worked in both the government and private sectors in both community and hospital settings. She spent three and a half years working in Women’s Health at King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH). During that time she gained a broad experience working with expectant and new mothers particularly in the areas of post-natal depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders and grief. She also worked with the Perinatal Loss Service, and the Gynaecology and Oncology Services.
For the past 9 years Gail has been working part time at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH) as part of the Paediatric Consultation Liaison Team, providing a specialist Clinical Psychology service to patients of the department of Neurology and their families. Gail works with children with a wide range of neurological conditions, including epilepsy, non-epileptic seizures (pseudo-seizures), conversion disorders, Tourettes Syndrome and tics, migraines and headaches, as well as acquired conditions as a result of brain infection and trauma. She also works with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and ADHD.