Dr Amanda White offers tailored treatment plans based on her clients needs. Her emphasis is working with individual adults and older adolescents, rather than couples or children, as these individuals hold greater agency, ie the power to act.
Her treatment programs are based on an eclectic approach, including mindfulness and hypnosis. She is certified with the American Board of Hypnotherapy, and holds an accredited Diploma of Hypnotherapy.
Amanda has developed an outcomes-focused practice following her positions in both the public and private sectors.
A highly experienced and qualified clinician, Amanda has worked successfully with a variety of conditions, including mood disorders such as depression and bipolar, anxiety, addiction, cognitive and somatic symptom disorders, eating disorders, and personality issues.
Amanda is available to assist with your life journey, offering adults help with:
- Mood Disorders such as Depression
- Anxiety Disorders such as Social Anxiety
- Confidence Building
- Enhancing your General Wellbeing
- Application of gifted and creative abilities
- Managing Life Transitions, such as Grief and Loss, Relational Breakdown, Adjustment to Life with Illness or Reduced Capacity, Developmental Stages, e.g., older adults, existential crises
- Workplace Bullying
- Interpersonal Stressors and Conflict
Amanda is also the Mt Gravatt co-ordinator for the Mental Health Professionals Network (MHPN). This federally-funded program is designed to better integrate local practitioners working under Medicare Better Access. Her ultimate goal here is to provide improved care for people living in the Mt Gravatt and surrounding regions. Amanda’s work for MHPN earned her a place on their Honour Roll in 2012.
In addition to her private practice, Amanda completed a research PhD working with the Griffith University School of Psychology, for which she received a full scholarship from the Applied Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit. Amanda’s research interests include internal representation, multisensory binding, and perceptual illusions. The following is a list of peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations in these areas.
- Hine, T. & White A. (2010). Audiovisual relative timings determine sound-induced flash fission versus flash fusion effects. Multisensory processing: Visual-auditory interactions: Journal of Vision, 10(7): 883.
- White, A., Hine, T., & Chappell, M. (2010). The role of luminance transients in the generation of the sound-induced flash illusion. Multisensory processing: Visual-auditory interactions: Journal of Vision. 10(7): 884.
- Hine, T.J, White, A.M.V., & Chappell, M. (2003). Is there an auditory-visual flash-lag effect? Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 31, 254-257.
- Hine, T.J, White, A.M.V., & Chappell, M. (2008). Fission and Fusion Effects in the Sound-Induced Flash Illusion are Dependent on Timings. Asia-Pacific Conference on Vision.
- White, A.M.V. (2005). Perceptual Integration: Binding for Conscious Representation. Griffith University Postgraduate Student Association Conference.
- White, A.M.V. (2005) Cross Modal Transfer. Applied Cognitive Neuroscience Research Centre, Inaugural conference.
- White, A.M.V. & Hine, T.J. (2008). An Investigation of Transient Visual Events in the Sound-Induced Flash Illusion. Experimental Psychology Conference
- White, A.M.V., & Hine, T.J. (2007). Sound-Induced Flash Illusion: Investigation of the Role of Visual Transients. Applied Cognitive Neuroscience Research Centre Annual Conference
- White, A.M.V., Hine, T.J., & Chappell, M. (2007). Sound-Induced Flash Illusion: Interaction with Single Transient Visual Events. Human Communication Science Network: Perception & Action Symposia.
- White, A.M.V., Hine, T.J., & Chappell, M. (2007). An Investigation of Transient Visual Events in the Sound-Induced Flash Illusion. Experimental Psychology Conference.
- White, A.M.V., Hine, T.J., & Chappell, M. (2006) Sound-Induced Flash Illusion: Investigation of the Role of Visual Transients. Applied Cognitive Neuroscience Research Centre, first annual conference.
- White, A.M.V., Hine, T.J., & Chappell, M. (2002). Is there an Auditory-Visual Flash-Lag Effect? Australian Ophthalmic and Visual Sciences Conference.
Dr Amanda White, PhD, B Psych (Hons), B Beh Sc, DipH, MAPS.
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