Location AddressSuite 206
15 Kensington Street
Kogarah NSW 2217
Adriana is a Psychologist and a mother of 2. She has worked with adults in both the private and public sector for over 20 years, working with a range of psychological disorders and presentations such as anxiety and depression, family and domestic violence, personality and bipolar disorders, trauma, addictions, etc. She also provides therapy to Spanish speakers, and supervision to other psychologists.
Adriana has always been passionate about working with women in the perinatal period (from conception, through pregnancy and into the early years of parenthoodand including difficulties with conception, perinatal loss -miscarriage, termination, stillbirth-, pregnancy, birth, and the first years following birth), or with mums who are going through difficulties relating to the challenges of motherhood, which includes attachment and mother-baby interactions. Adriana is committed to providing evidence-based therapy from a warm and compassionate approach and draws from a range of psychological interventions including Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), attachment theory, narrative therapy and psycho-dynamic therapy.
Adriana is also a registered non-directive Pregnancy Counselling Support Medicare provider and a Registered Circle of Security (COS) Parent Educator.
Areas of Special Interest
- Preconception, including fertility issues
- Perinatal loss
- Antenatal depression and anxiety
- Birth trauma
- Premature Birth
- Postnatal depression and anxiety
- Parent-infant attachment
- Adjustment issues
- Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
- National convener and NSW coordinator, APS Perinatal and Infant Psychology Interest Group (PIPIG)
- Member International Marcé Society
- Member Australasian Marcé Society
- Member Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA)
Fees & Rebates
Cost: $160 per 50-minute session *Medicare Rebate: $84.80
Out-of-pocket: $75.20 per session
*Medicare rebates are available to those who have a referral and Mental Health Care Plan from their GP, psychiatrist or paediatrician. This must be in place prior to the first claimable session.
FREE for financially disadvantaged clients referred under the Psychological Support Services (PSS) program (previously ATAPs). To access the service, a GP referral is required and faxed to PSS. Please contact Adriana or your GP for further information.
Available: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Contact: 0424 446 922 or use the online contact form below to send a message