B Bus, B Arts, G Dip (Prof Psych), G Dip (Parent Infant Mental Health),

M Psy (Clin), PhD, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP)

 Education, Workshops, Presentations

Dr Sophia Franks

I am a Clinical Psychologist with over twenty-four years of experience working in the public and private sectors in Child and Adolescent, Perinatal, and Adult Psychiatry, including working at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Mercy Hospital for Women, Federal Circuit and Family Court, and Children’s Court, Melbourne. I have been in private practice for eighteen years, working collaboratively with medical specialists to provide comprehensive assessments, treatment plans, and continuity of care to patients with complex presentations.


  • Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP), Child Inclusive Mediation
  • Doctor of Philosophy/ Masters in Clinical Psychology
  • Grad Dip (Professional Psychology); Grad Dip (Parent/ Infant Mental Health)
  • Cert Developmental Psychiatry; B Arts / B  Business (Human Resources)


  • AHPRA registered: clinically endorsed, clinician and supervisor
  • Specialist Medicare provider
  • Medicare-funded psychology services for pregnancy support counselling
  • Fellow of APS Clinical College and approved supervisor