Tonia-Marie Dempsey MPsych (Clinical), MAPS
Tonia is a Clinical Psychologist consulting online via Telehealth, and/or face-to-face at a practice located in The Hills District of Sydney. Tonia specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of OCD and Anxiety Disorders including Panic Attack/Disorder, BDD, Perfectionism, GAD, and Social Anxiety. She has extensive experience treating clients using evidence based treatments, specifically ERP; along with CBT, and Acceptance/Mindfulness therapies. Tonia loves working with clients, and providing a supportive environment to help them manage OCD themes including but not limited to: Contamination, Harm, ‘Just Right’, Health, Sexual OCD, POCD, SO-OCD/HOCD, Suicidal OCD, Order/Symmetry, Scrupulosity (Religious/Moral OCD), and ROCD.
Treatment of Co-occurring Disorders:
Anxiety Disorders including Panic, Social & General Anxiety.
Health Anxiety/OCD, Emetophobia (Vomit Phobia), OCPD.
Tonia has a passion for treating OCD and Anxiety Disorders. She completed six years of university studying Psychology, and conducted research into OCD and decision making as part of her masters dissertation. Tonia loves ongoing training, workshops, seminars, and conferences focusing on OCD and associated disorders. Tonia often travels to the US to attend The International OCD Conference, and engage in overseas trainings. Tonia has been supervised by Senior Clinical Psychologists and researchers in this field, and she herself offers colleagues consultations/assistance on any OCD or related cases.