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Carly Mercadante

Carly, a Psychologist, works part-time with our practice offering assessment and treatment services for young people. She easily connects with and engages young people with her friendly and vibrant personality. She uses a range of treatments, including: cognitive behaviour therapy, cognitive processing therapy (Trauma Focused), mindfulness, and parenting skills.

As an intern psychologist, Carly: facilitated the Cool Kids Anxiety Program (7-14 year olds) at the Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, an AD/HD program at the Psychology Clinic at Macquarie University and a Social Skills program (6-10 year olds) at Child and Youth Mental Health Services. Carly has also provided a range individual assessments and treatment to young people and their families.

Carly has always had a passion for working with young people. Before training to be a psychologist Carly worked extensively with young people, being a teacher in Perth before working as a Manager of Community Engagement, where she delivered camp programs for children and young adults. These programs were designed for young ‘at-risk’ children (7-16) including Indigenous children, foster children, young carers, children with disabilities and children from a diverse range of cultures and those presenting with mental health concerns.

Carly obtained her Master of Clinical Psychology (with Distinction) from the Macquarie University in 2015, a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) Honours (with Distinction) from Edith Cowan University in 2013 and a Graduate Diploma of Primary Education (with Distinction) from Edith Cowan University in 2009. Carly published her Honours thesis title “I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy”. Western
Australian fathers’ perspectives on their marital separation experiences in the Journal of Marriage and Family Review in 2014.

Carly is a Registered Psychologist with the  Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). While Carly has a Clinical Master degree, in her first two years of psychological practice she will be undertaking the registrar program to become an endorsed Clinical Psychologist and her principal supervisor is Birgitta Osterberg. She is an associate member of the Australia Psychological Society (APS) and a member of the College of Clinical Psychology. Carly will be a registered service provider of the Australian Government’s Better Outcomes for Mental Health Care Program.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with Carly, please contact us.