Stephanie Lau Psychology

About Stephanie

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Stephanie Lau is a warm, constructive and relatable clinician with extensive experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds.

Born in Australia, a child of refugee parents who fled war-torn Vietnam, Stephanie has a personal understanding of the importance of resilience, education as a way out of disadvantage and the long-term effects of early developmental trauma.

Expertise &
Key Interest Areas

Stephanie works broadly to facilitate wellbeing, prevent negative psychopathology and promote wellness across the developmental lifespan.

She holds extensive experience and training in:

  • Neurodevelopmental Assessments and Intervention: with a particular focus on Developmental Delays, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. She is an approved service provider under the Helping Children with Autism Government Initiative (DSS funding) and provides ongoing intervention and support for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

  • Learning Difficulties and Educational Assessments: Stephanie is an endorsed Educational and Developmental Psychologist and specialises in educational assessments and learning difficulties. She believes in understanding individuals’ strengths and weaknesses to achieve their academic potential.
    Stephanie previously attended The Mac. Robertson Girls’ High School, a selective academic entry-only school, and has an interest in helping young people thrive not only through academic but social-emotional successes.


Qualifications

  • Endorsed Educational and Developmental Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia

  • Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental)

  • Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia

Professional Integrity

Ethical and Professional Practice

Stephanie practices according to the Australian Psychological Society Code of Ethics, which outlines clear expectations of what is considered ethical professional conduct by psychologists.

As such, Stephanie practices according to the following principles:

Respect for the rights and dignity of people

Propriety

Integrity

Stephanie engages in professional conduct which promotes equity and protects the interests of her clients. She recognises that it is a privilege to gain the trust of her patients in this role and uses her knowledge in the discipline of psychology and her professional standing for client well-being.

Stephanie is committed to her ongoing professional competence and engages in best practice therapy and intervention by keeping up to date with current research and training.

For more information about the Code of Ethics, visit the Australian Psychological Society website.

 https://www.psychology.org.au/