As a qualified psychologist, Stephanie provides her expertise on all-things holidaying, well-being, stress, psychopathology and psychology related. The HP is an avid writer and contributor to various media outlets.

In her day job (see more at, Stephanie works closely with individuals across the lifespan (little people, teens, adults, families) and is an Educational & Developmental Psychologist. Stephanie provides therapy and assessments in a range of areas, including: parenting, Autism, Developmental Disabilities, Anxiety, career coaching, relationship problems (just to name a few).
Her passions lie in the PREVENTION of ill health, not cure. The HP and HOLIDAYING is an extension of this passion for well-being and preventative action.

Stephanie is open to ongoing collaborations and providing her expertise in a range of areas - contact her to discuss further. 

Unexpected Ways You’re Stressing Yourself Out


Stephanie discusses practical strategies to manage stressors when they feel like they're getting out of hand!


How To Boost Your Self-Esteem and Confidence


Stephanie writes about developing self-love by managing anxiety, understanding your core beliefs and unhelpful thinking patterns.

Managing Holiday Stress


Stephanie writes for This Woman Can about how to manage the upcoming stressors of the holiday season. 

Benefits of Seeing a Psychologist


Stephanie discusses the emotional, physical and holistic benefits of seeking help to manage your wellbeing and mental health.


Autism: How to Navigate Challenges in the Early Days


In Stephanie's day job, Autism is one of her key areas of specialty. Read more to learn about the complexities of Autism Spectrum Disorder and how to take the initial steps to getting the right assistance. See Stephanie's other site, for more information about her clinical work. 


How To Reduce Stress The Natural Way


The Holy Trinity Of Health: Stephanie offers her advice on how to maintain wellbeing and reduce naturally using the holy trinity of health: good sleep, a balanced diet and exercise.