Prior to Nous Asha worked as a school psychologist. In this role she conducted cognitive assessments for students referred for learning difficulties; provided mental health counselling support using evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Solution Focussed Behavioural Therapy; delivered behaviour management strategies for students presenting in the classroom with behavioural difficulties such as ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder; performed risk assessments and risk management plans for students identified as having suicide ideation; and liaised with Child and Mental Adolescent Health Services, the WA Department for Child Protection and other relevant stakeholders including paediatricians, psychologists, speech pathologists and occupational therapists to ensure students with social, emotional, behavioural and learning needs were supported.
Asha holds a Graduate Diploma in Psychology from the University of Melbourne, a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology from Deakin University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education (school psychology) from the University of Western Australia.
Asha enjoys yoga (especially hot yoga) and pilates. She enjoys cooking and eating healthy meals, going out for breakfast, travelling, drinking coffee in cafés and adventuring with her two-year-old boy.