HENRIETTE DOHNT

PSYCHOLOGIST

Henriette (Henri) Dohnt is a Child and Adolescent Psychologist with a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) and the Master of Psychology (Clinical) and working towards her Clinical Endorsement with the APS.

In addition to clinical practice, Henri also works in research at the Queensland Institute for Medical Research investigating the genetic behaviours of academic achievement.

Henri is particularly passionate about working with children and adolescents who struggle at school, home and/or socially.

Henri has extensive experience in:

  • Assessing learning disorders (e.g. dyslexia, dyscalculia);
  • Assessment and treatment of school difficulties arising from ADHD, emotional problems, behavioural difficulties, social stress, and bullying;
  • Working with children and adolescents with Autism, Intellectual disabilities, and ADHD, focusing on emotional regulation, problem solving, and social skills;
  • Working with kids with behavioural issues that result in family discord, school detention, suspensions, and juvenile offending;
  • Helping children and adolescents to manage their anxiety;
  • Working with depressed individuals who are disengaged from social, academic and occupational aspects of life;
  • Working with young people with self-destructive and risky behaviours – such as substance use, self-harm, and suicidality;
  • Parenting stress and difficult parent-child interactions.

Henri uses Cogntivie Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and an attachment-based approach that helps both child and parent to reconnect.

  • Anxiety
  • Attachment
  • Learning difficulties
  • Challenging behaviours
  • Brazilian JiuJitsu,
  • Playing the drums,
  • Bushwalks with a view 
  • Surfing
  • Medicare (Better Access / Mental Health Care Plan),
  • Psychological Therapies (formerly ATAPS) – Children
  • Psychological Therapies – Suicide Prevention
  • Helping Children with Autism (HCWA)
  • Health insurance
  • Private payment
Qualifications

B.Science (Psychology), M.Psych (Clinical), PhD (Confirmed Candidate)

Availability

Capalaba

Tuesday 2.30am to 9.00pm
Wednesday 8.00pm to 2.30pm