Sofia employs and integrates a variety of therapeutic approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness and is trained in Clinical Hypnosis. She also implements attachment and psychodynamic approaches to help clients better understand the links between earlier life experiences and the difficulties that they are currently experiencing. Her background in trauma work enables her to better help parents who have experienced trauma in their lives to prepare and cope with the demands of parenthood.
She has completed training in parent-child relationship-based early intervention (Circle of Security program) and uses this framework to help enhance attachment and security between parents and infants.
Sofia’s approach to treatment is collaborative, and tailored to the clients’ individual and family needs. She also works closely with health professionals to provide the best possible care to clients.
Professional Memberships and Associations
-Registered with APHRA
-Member of Australian Psychological Society
-Member of APS College of Clinical Psychologists
-Member of APS Perinatal and Infant Psychology Interest Group
-Member of Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA)