Cleo Burke

BPsySc, MPsyc (Ed&Dev)
AHPRA Registered Psychologist- General
Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)

Cleo Burke is a registered psychologist, with a masters degree in educational and developmental psychology. She has experience working with families, children and adults with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disabilities and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and rare genetic conditions, with her dissertation focusing on parents’ experiences of raising twins with developmental disabilities, including varying levels of ASD.

Cleo assesses with a holistic, systemic and strengths based approach, focusing on the child’s presenting symptomology and taking into consideration the context of external and biographical factors, such as generational and acute trauma, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, family history, schooling environment, parenting styles, generational physical and mental health, differential diagnosis and adaptive functioning.

Cleo carries this holistic approach across to her counselling, adapting a number of therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to deliver a tailored client centred service.


Cleo’s specialist Educational Confidence services include:

Assessment for:

  • Specific Learning Disorders such as Dyslexia and Dyscalculia
  • Intellectual Impairment
  • Giftedness
  • Executive function difficulties
  • Verbal and Nonverbal cognitive assessment

Paediatric investigation reports for developmental disorders, including:

  • Autism Diagnostic Assessments (Including the ADOS)
  • ADHD/ADD Diagnostic Assessments
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Nonverbal Learning Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder/Conduct Disorder

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