Mary Cheung

Mary Cheung

Psychologist
GradDipBehavSc, BAppSc(Psych)(Hons), MProfPsych, MClinPsych

Pronouns: She/Her

Mary is a compassionate and non-judgemental psychologist. She is committed to helping clients reach their goals in a safe, respectful, and collaborative environment.

Approach

Mary adopts a client-centred, collaborative, and strengths-based therapeutic approach. She aims to empower clients, support them through their therapeutic journey of discovery, foster their development of life skills, and assist them in strengthening their coping capabilities. Therapy is guided by the client, and clients are supported throughout the process.

Experiences and Interests

Mary has experience working with clients across the lifespan, in both public and private mental health settings. She has provided individual and group therapy in the hospital, private practice, and school settings. Mary has an interest in working with clients on the management of stress, burnout, depression, self-esteem, anxiety, trauma-related issues, grief, life transitions, adjustment, pain, substance use or addiction issues, interpersonal or relationship difficulties, and sleep-related problems.

Therapies

Mary adopts an integrative therapeutic approach. This involves employing various evidence-based therapy modalities. This may typically include elements of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, relaxation techniques, and Motivational Interviewing (MI).

How is Mary described by her clients

Mary’s clients have described her as an active listener and one who is fully present. They have also commented that she is empathetic, supportive, understanding, and genuine.

Mary Personally

Mary enjoys cooking, crafting, travelling, and spending time with family and friends.