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Mrs Camelia Wilkinson Name: Mrs Camelia Wilkinson
Development Placement Coordinator
Phone
+613 9230 8381
Mobile
0439743818
Organisational Area
Faculty of Health Sciences
Department
School of Behavioural and Health Sciences (VIC)
Location
Melbourne
Building 403 - The Daniel Mannix Building (8-14 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065)-Level 5-Room 403.5.18
Biographical Information

Camelia Wilkinson is a psychologist in private practice, with over 20 years&rsquo experience of working with children, adolescents, schools, parents and the family as a whole. Her professional psychological experience spans over sixteen years holding roles as psychologist with various Governmental organizations and departments, agencies and schools.

She has earned her qualifications with degrees awarded from Swinburne University and Melbourne University. As a graduate of the Master of Educational Psychology program, in 2014 she returned to the Educational Psychology Faculty at Melbourne University in an academic capacity holding the position of placement and practicum coordinator for the Master and Doctor of Educational Psychology program. Since January 2018 she has held the position of practicum and placement coordinator for the Master and Doctor of Educational and Developmental Psychology program at the Australian Catholic University (ACU).

Camelia is passionate about teaching and mentoring students in the field of psychology. Throughout her professional career, Camelia has held positions as a psychologist working in schools (Department of Education), conducting educational assessments (SPELD Victoria), and teaching University students (Melbourne University and ACU). She is a Fellow of the College of Educational and Developmental Psychology and holds membership positions for both the state and the National College of Educational and Developmental Psychology Committees.  

In her private practice, Camelia deals with any number issues such as learning difficulties and disorders, developmental problems, disability, attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, stress, behavioral management, and self-esteem. The psychological approaches she uses in therapy are a combination of mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, problem focused therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy.

During her professional roles, Camelia Wilkinson has completed numerous reports, particularly diagnostic reports.

Camelia has been invited as a writer contributor for a chapter in the Australian Handbook of School Psychology published by Springer in February 2017. She has also completed a book review for the Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology Sep Edition 2019.

Camelia&rsquos aim as a practitioner and therapist is to help schools and families working well as a system, and to empower individuals to become the best that they can be.

 

 

 

 

Publications
  • Book Chapter &ndash Nayton, M., Hettrich, E. L., Samar, S., and Wilkinson, C. (2017). Evidence-Based Assessment and Interventions for Problems with Reading in School Psychology. In Thielking, M. & Terjesen, M. D. (Ed&rsquos) Handbook of Australian School Psychology: Integrating International Research, Practice, and Policy, Springer Switzerland: Springer International Publishing Switzerland. ?

 

Professional Memberships
  • Australian Heath Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA &ndash PSY0001681257).

 

  • Member of Australian Psychological Society (MAPS).

 

  • AHPRA approved accredited supervisor.

 

  • Fellow of the college of Educational and Development Psychology (FCEDP).

 

 

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