Michelle Vaughan

Michelle Vaughan

Bachelor of Science, Graduate Diploma in Professional Psychology, Masters of Education and Development, Masters of Applied Psychology.

Pronouns: She/Her

Michelle is a warm, empathetic, and friendly psychologist with a wealth of life experience. She values the importance of providing a safe, supportive and non-judgemental space for clients to explore their concerns.


Michelle values a person-centered approach when working with clients, taking time to understand their difficulties and tailoring her process to suit their needs. She enjoys working collaboratively with clients, valuing their feedback to ensure they are working towards achieving their individual therapeutic goals.

Experiences and Interests

Michelle has worked in private practice and educational settings with individuals across the lifespan including young children, adolescents, and older adults. She has experience working with a range of presenting issues including, but not limited to anxiety, depression, social anxiety, relationship difficulties, emotion regulation difficulties, anger, grief and loss, trauma, and study stress. Michelle is interested in working with a range of clients but is particularly passionate about women’s mental health issues including low self-esteem, perfectionism, parenting, relationship difficulties, and life transitions.


Michelle draws on a range of evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focussed Therapy (SFT), Positive Psychology (PP), and mindfulness.

How is Michelle described by her clients?

Clients describe Michelle as a warm, compassionate, supportive, and pragmatic person.

Michelle personally

In her spare time, Michelle likes to walk her dog, keep fit and spend time with her family.