Dr Rickie Elliott is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of The Hummingbird Centre, a multi-disciplinary psychology and health practice with three locations in Newcastle NSW. Rickie has over 18 years of training and experience in assessing and treating a wide variety of adult, child and adolescent mental health conditions, with a particular passion of working in the field of perinatal and infant mental health.
Rickie has previously worked at Newcastle’s Adult Mental Health Service; Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centres; Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services; Coral Tree Family Service (a state-wide, tertiary, inpatient family therapy service for children and their families with severe behavioural and emotional disorders); Perinatal Psychiatry Service; Parent and Infant Mental Health Service; First Steps Parenting Service; and private practice.
Rickie completed her clinical doctorate in the area of perinatal and infant mental health, specifically focusing on the relationship of new mothers diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. This was published in the World Association of Infant Mental Health Journal.
Rickie was also recently awarded the Regional Leadership Alumni award by The University of Newcastle.