Ms Nicola Stigter
Nicola is a provisionally registered psychologist who completed her Bachelor of Psychological Science with first class honours at the University of Queensland in 2016. During her undergraduate degree she was a Research Assistant for the UQ School of Psychology, working in the cognitive engineering section. She assisted with a PhD research project and co-authored a paper on peripheral detection of stimuli via google glass in the Journal of Human Factors. Nicola has worked for Minds & Hearts for the past two years and in the future hopes to complete her Master in Clinical Psychology. Nicola has a warm and caring nature and a particular interest in helping children with ASD manage their emotions (like anxiety), develop social skills and build a strong positive sense of self.
Fun fact: Nicola has a miniature dachshund at home called Alfie, who sometimes struggles with his anxiety.