Hilary Stephenson, MPsych, Registered Psychologist

Hilary Stephenson

Hilary Stephenson (MPsych) completed her graduate training in clinical psychology at Bond University in Queensland, Australia. Hilary is a Registered Psychologist specializing in veteran and military treatment and assessment along with clinical interests and experience in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders (adult, adolescents), depression, addiction, chronic pain management, post traumatic stress disorder, and psychosis. Hilary is proficient in various cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, narrative therapy, and motivational-interviewing techniques.

During her time in Australia, Hilary worked at Mirikai, an in-patient drug rehabilitation centre where she provided psychological services including assessment, formulation, treatment to individuals with both addiction and mental illness. She worked with the Early Psychosis Team (Queensland Health, Australia) where she provided psychological services to clients, between the ages of 15 and 25, experiencing their first episode of psychosis; including substance-induced, bipolar, schizophrenia, schizoaffective, and depression with psychotic features. Hilary is also trained in couples’ therapy and is currently expanding her practice in this area.

Hilary’s Top 9 Reading List:

  1. Co-creating change- effective dynamic therapy techniques – Jon Frederickson
  2. Getting the love you want – Harville Hendricks
  3. Going crazy in the green machine – John Whelan
  4. Healing the soul in the age of the brain – Why medication isn’t enough- Elio Frattaroli
  5. Inner Works-using dreams and active imagination for personal growth – Robert Johnson
  6. Beyond the Line-Military and Veteran health research – Aiken/ Belanger
  7. On becoming a person -A therapists view of psychotherapy – Carl Rogers
  8. The feeling good handbook- David Burns
  9. Life After Trauma, Second Edition: A Workbook for Healing (2010) by Dena Rosenbloom and Mary Beth Williams

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