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.

In addition, she holds extensive experience and training in:

  • AUTISM: Stephanie specialises in Autism assessment diagnosis and therapy in children and adults. Stephanie has a special interest in how Autism presents in girls and is undertaking research in this area with the aim of supporting the earlier diagnosis of girls on the spectrum. She is also an approved service provider under the Helping Children with Autism Government Initiative (DSS funding).
  • EDUCATION: 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 selective high school, Mac. Robertson Girls’, and has an interest in helping young people thrive not only through academic but social-emotional successes.
  • LIFE/CAREER COACHING: Stephanie adopts a solution-focussed, positive approach to planning and supporting you to reach your life and career goals. 

Stephanie also speaks Cantonese and conversational Vietnamese.


Qualifications

Master of Psychology (Educational and Developmental) with High Distinction

Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia

Endorsed Educational and Developmental 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/