Psychologist

Angela Petrolo

Angela is a registered Clinical Psychologist with qualifications including a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts Criminology, Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and a Masters of Clinical Psychology. Angela has a particular interest in working with adults and adolescents who have experienced complex trauma throughout their lives and, as such, struggle with chronic and complex mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, drug and alcohol use and personality disorder issues. Angela has extensive experience working in the field of trauma and drug and alcohol, in both residential and non-residential settings.

She also works with people dealing with a range of health issues, such as endometriosis, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and digestive issues to assist them to better manage the symptoms that they experience on a day-to-day basis.

Angela works collaboratively with clients and will try to find the therapeutic approach that fits with their needs. She has experience working with a broad range of evidence based therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Therapy, Schema Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy frameworks (ACT). Angela has also completed training on CBT for tic disorders (CBIT; Cognitive Behavioural Intervention for Tics) which is an evidence-based program that provides skills for managing and reducing tics.

She works towards educating clients to assist them to understand how experiences over a lifetime, influence their current way of being in the world and offers a range of practical strategies, aimed at arming them with the skills to move towards a healthy future self.

To make an appointment please call the Amélie Private team on 1300 971 265.

Hannah Taylor

Hannah is a registered Clinical Psychologist who has been practicing for ten years in a diverse range of mental health settings across Western Sydney and the Illawarra, including residential and inpatient settings, NSW public health and private practice. 

Hannah has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults living with various mental health difficulties, including mood and adjustment disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, trauma, substance abuse issues, deliberate self-injury and suicidal ideation. 

Hannah has a particular interest in working with women and families in the perinatal period (i.e., conception, pregnancy and post-birth), and is passionate about providing holistic support for women transitioning into motherhood. Hannah has experience treating a wide range of postpartum mental health concerns, including postnatal depression, rage and anxiety. Hannah also has a strong interest in working with clients who struggle with single incident and complex trauma, including childbirth-related trauma, and is trained to provide Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). 

Hannah tailors her treatment to meet each client’s needs, utilizing various evidence-based interventions, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and attachment-focused therapies. With all clients, Hannah enjoys working collaboratively with GPs, psychiatrists and other medical and allied health professionals to optimize her client’s care. 

Hannah has a Bachelor of Psychology and a Masters of Clinical Psychology both from the University of Wollongong, and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). 

To make an appointment please call the Amélie Private team on 1300 971 265.