Perri Ashton

Perri Ashton

Educational & Developmental Psychologist

Programs Lead

Ages: 7  – 25 years old

Perri is a registered educational and developmental psychologist who has experience working with children, adolescents, and families in a range of different contexts, such as schools (primary, secondary and specialist), private practice and home support. Perri enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive and holistic support to her clients.

Perri works with clients and families using a person-centred and strength-based approach to therapy. Perri has a particular interest in anxiety, autism, ADHD, and trauma. Perri is experienced using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Positive Psychology, Solution Focused Therapy, Positive Behaviour Support, trauma-informed care, neurodiversity-affirming practice, and mindfulness to support clients with adaptive, emotional, social, and academic goals. She has experience in providing counselling services and specialised consultation with schools in primary and secondary settings, as well as delivering professional development sessions for educators. Perri conducts cognitive, educational, behavioural, and developmental assessments.

Perri is passionate about neurodiversity and inclusivity. Perri aims to nourish client strengths and skills and provides a warm and safe space for clients to achieve their individual therapeutic goals.

  • Bachelor of Arts – The University of Melbourne
  • Graduate Diploma of Advanced Psychology – Deakin University
  • Master of Educational and Developmental Psychology – Monash University
  • Endorsed Educational and Developmental Psychologist
  • Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, AHPRA
Interest Areas
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Depression and low mood
  • Intellectual Disability
  • School consultancy
  • Behaviour support
  • Developmental assessments

Perri consults on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

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