The Talbot Centre

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Emily Paek

Emily Paek

Psychologist, Clinical Psychology Registrar


Emily is a warm and empathetic psychologist who strives to provide evidence-based and recovery-oriented support to clients. She works collaboratively with clients to use their strengths, knowledge, and supports to experience a meaningful life. Emily assists clients to achieve their goals with a focus on adapting treatment approaches to meet clients’ needs, strengths, and preferences.

Emily has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, gender diverse clients, and members of the LGBTQIA+ communities. She has experience working in a school setting supporting children and their families to achieve optimal mental health and wellbeing and a community mental health service supporting adolescents and adults with eating challenges.

Emily has a strong interest in providing support to individuals with disordered eating and body image challenges. She aims to create a safe, non-judgemental space for clients to share their difficulties and put into practice skills which will assist them in addressing their concerns.

Special Interests

  • Eating Disorders and Body Image concerns
  • Feeding Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Tic Disorders & Tourette Syndrome
  • Trichotillomania and body focused repetitive behaviours
  • Trauma

Therapy Approaches

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance and commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Family-based Therapy (FBT) including Maudsley Family Based Therapy (MFBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy-Enhanced (CBT-E)
  • Responsive Feeding Therapy
  • Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM)
  • Motivational Interviewing


  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) – Australian National University
  • Masters of Clinical Psychology – University of Canberra

Memberships & Registrations

  • Psychology Board of Australia (Registration Number: PSY0002468047)
  • Australian Psychological Society