Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology
Masters in Applied Psychology (Clinical)
Viviana is an experienced psychologist with over 20 year’s clinical experience working with adults, adolescents and children. Viviana is a warm and approachable psychologist and has worked with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, relationships, pain management, motor vehicle injures (MVA) and workers compensation matters.
Viviana has a special interest in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), pain management, domestic violence and relationship issues. Other areas of experience and special skills include working with workers compensation and motor vehicle injuries (Viviana is also completing a law degree).
Viviana is trained in a range of counselling methods including cognitive-behavioral therapy (working with negative thoughts), Mindfulness (relaxation training), Solution-Focused Therapy (behavior change), Relationship Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy or DBT (borderline personality disorder), Schema Therapy (families) and pain management techniques. Viviana also speaks Italian.
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