Hi, my name is Maria and I am a Registered Psychologist and Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. I primarily work with children and adolescents and adopt an integrated therapeutic approach drawing on a number of approaches and theoretical frameworks such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Model, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectic Behaviour Therapy, Person-centred Counselling, Behavioural Family Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
I specialise in the treatment and assessment of children and adolescents with mental health, developmental and behavioural issues. I have specific expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorder and a range of other neurodevelopmental disorders including ADHD.
In previous roles, I have also assisted individuals presenting with problems in relation to Acute Psychiatric Disorders, Personality disorders, Substance Abuse Disorders, Adjustment Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, PTSD, Grief/ loss, Vocational problems and a range of child and adolescent issues.
I provide services under Medicare, TAC, Workcover, Veterans Affairs, Victims of Crime, EAP, and Private Health Funds
My fee is $150 per session (with an $84.80 rebate with a Mental Health Plan) and School services are Bulk Billed. I am available on:
- Monday – Gisborne, 9am – 4pm
- Friday – Springside Children’s and Community Centre, Caroline Springs, 3pm – 5pm (fortnightly)
- Friday – Springside College, Caroline Springs (Students only – contact school directly to arrange appointment)
For direct enquires you can email me on firstname.lastname@example.org