Hayley is a registered Mental Health Social Worker (MSW), Teacher and Therapist. Hayley consults privately through MyChild Psychiatry and Psychology and is the Counselling Coordinator at a Reception to Year 12 Girls School in Adelaide.
Through the use of Relational Narrative Practices and an integrated therapeutic approach, Hayley provides mental health and psychotherapy services to children and their families, adolescents and adults. Hayley works together with individuals and families to research the context of concerns and develop resources that support young people and their families to respond to these concerns.
A significant part of Hayley’s work is consulting with children, young people and adults who are responding to the impacts of sexual abuse/violence, domestic violence, exposure to war, torture, and other traumatic experiences. This area of work has been a long standing interest. Hayley Johnston also has a special interest in working with people from diverse backgrounds including people from a refugee background.