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Amanda Cook

Psychologist (Provisional) Primary School Teacher

Amanda Cook is a Provisional Psychologist currently working towards gaining full registration.

Amanda has 18 months of experience working in Occupational Rehabilitation, EAP and Vocational Counselling with clients with trauma backgrounds, as well as seven years’ experience working as a primary school teacher. During Amanda’s time as a teacher, she has worked with students in mainstream and special education classes as a Learning and Support teacher, including children with physical and intellectual disabilities and behavioural challenges, and was awarded with a NSW Government Education Week award receiving a Certificate of Recognition in 2016 for her contribution to teaching.

Amanda is an expert on children’s education and wellbeing, including working with children with high additional needs and designing and implementing wellbeing programs to assist students to maintain school attendance, and has been recognised through gaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in 2020.

She believes in a holistic approach to raising children to promote each child’s emotional, social, physical and cognitive development. This includes promoting a holistic lifestyle through healthy nutrition, activities and behaviours, which she models through raising her own family, her inclusive and nurturing style of teaching, and by creating a safe and welcoming environment for children and families as a psychologist.

In Amanda’s downtime she enjoys walking her dog at the beach, cooking, dancing and quilting.

If you’re interested in speaking with Amanda about children’s education, wellbeing or development please contact ECM today.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Graduate Diploma of Teaching and Learning (Primary)
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons)

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