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About Us

  • Flora Truong - Sydney Clinical & Forensic Psychologist

    Flora Truong

    BPsych; MPsych (Forensics); Adv Dip Medical Hypnosis; MAPS MCCLP; MCFP

    Clinical & Forensic Psychologist

    Flora Truong is a registered Psychologist and has endorsements in the areas of Clinical Psychology and Forensic Psychology. She completed a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology and her research thesis was in the area of malingering on memory deficits. Her training includes an internship in Longbay and Silverwater Gaols with the Department of Corrective Services in the assessment of offenders with cognitive impairments and intellectual disabilities; an internship with Probation and Parole in conducting assessments and writing reports for use in criminal courts, and also providing treatment to adolescents in a school setting.

    Flora established her private practice in early 2008, offering services in both forensic and clinical domains. In her forensic practice, she has worked as a consultant conducting independent expert witness reports for use in courts in the areas of psychopathology, intellectual, violence and risk assessments and malingering. She has also experience in conducting assessments for psychological disorders and psychological injury for corporate and insurance sectors.

    In her clinical practice, she has particular expertise in adolescent and adult therapy, treating an array of mental health conditions including anxiety, depression, bipolar, trauma and abuse and interpersonal issues. She utilises evidenced-based therapies including cognitive-behavioural therapy, schema therapy, acceptance and commitment and clinical hypnosis.

    Flora has extensive experience in chronic pain management having worked in this area for more than eight years in both individual and group therapy in various multi-disciplinary pain management programs. She previously worked at the Sydney Spine Institute in Burwood facilitating an intensive eight-week group with suffering from chronic pain conditions. She has a particular interest in neuroplasticity research in relation to chronic pain and mental health treatment.

    Flora is experienced in providing mental health services to clients of culturally and linguistically diversed backgrounds. She is fluent in the Cantonese language.

    Professional Registration and Memberships

    • Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society
    • Full Member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists
    • Full Member of the APS College of Forensic Psychologists
    • Full Registration with the AHPRA Psychology Board of Australia (Registration Number: PSY0001271730)
    • Member of Australian and New Zealand Society of Psychiatry, Psychology and the Law (ANZAPPL)
    • Member of International of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS)
    • AHPRA board approved principal and secondary supervisor to internship programs
    • AHPRA board approved principal and secondary supervisor to registrars for Forensic Psychology endorsement
    • AHPRA board approved principal and secondary supervisor to registrars for Clinical Psychology endorsement
    • NSW State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA Registration Number: 10250)
    1. Flora Truong
  • Carrie Cheng - Sydney Clinical Psychologist

    Carrie Cheng

    B.S.Sc. (Psy); M.S.Sc.(Clin. Psy.); MASP; MNZPB; MHKPS;

    Clinical Psychologist

    Carrie Cheng is a registered Psychologist in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong, with endorsement in the area of Clinical Psychology. She has full membership with the Australian Psychological Society, and is a graduate member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society. She completed a Master Degree of Social Science in Clinical Psychology in Hong Kong. Her research thesis studied the relationships among subjective memory complaints, mood problems and neuropsychological deficits among HIV/AIDS patients.

    Carrie has been trained in hospital and community settings. She has also completed an internship in neuropsychology in University of California, San Diego.

    Carrie has worked with persons with intellectual disabilities in rehabilitation setting and with students and families in community setting. From 2008 to 2018, she had worked in the Social Welfare Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government. She has conducted intellectual assessments for children and adults.

    Carrie has also worked with children and adults suffering from a wide range of psychological, emotional, behavioural or relational problems. She has particular expertise in the area of domestic violence and traumas. She has conducted intervention groups for male and female abusers. She has also provided treatment to victims of abuse and violence. She has experience in preparing victim impact, presentencing and child custody reports for use in courts. She is competent in treating various kinds of psychological issues, including depression, anxiety, abuse and traumas, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief and loss, etc.

    She has been trained in evidence-based therapies including cognitive-behavioural therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, eye-movement desensitization reprocessing and emotion focused therapy.

    Carrie has worked with clients from culturally-diverse backgrounds. She can provide therapies in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

    Professional Registration and Memberships

    • Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society
    • Full Registration with the AHPRA Psychology Board of Australia (Registration Number: PSY0002137660)
    • Registered Member of the New Zealand Psychologists Board
    • Registered Psychologist of the Hong Kong Psychological Society
    • Graduate Member of the Hong Kong Psychological Society
    2. Carrie Cheng