Maria Morte-Sanorjo

Location Address

RWA Psychology
2A Hannah Street
Beecroft NSW 2119
Ph: (02) 9980 1400
Fax: (02) 9980 1405

Maria Morte-Sanorjo
Psychologist – Clinical Registrar

Maria is a kind and compassionate therapist who is passionate about supporting parents throughout the perinatal period. Maria also provides counselling and support to women who have experienced pregnancy loss as well as parents who have experienced having a child born prematurely. Maria offers a warm and supportive space for her clients to work through their difficulties and cultivate a sense of resilience and vitality. She is committed to working collaboratively with her clients in order to provide targeted interventions that are in line with the client’s personal goals and values. Maria has a solid background in child development and is able to provide support to parents who experience significant parenting stress.

Maria has received training in assessment and treatment of perinatal anxiety and depression and incorporates attachment-based relational approaches to help clients work the challenges of pregnancy and early parenthood. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and is a recipient of the Dean’s Merit Award for academic excellence in her postgraduate studies. During her undergraduate studies, she was awarded first-class honours for her empirical thesis on women’s reactions to infant crying.

Areas of Special Interest

  • Pregnancy
  • Perinatal loss
  • Antenatal depression and anxiety
  • Birth trauma
  • Premature Birth
  • Postnatal depression and anxiety
  • Parent-infant attachment
  • Adjustment issues
  • Infants
  • Toddlers
  • Parenting
  • Fathers

Professional Memberships

  • Associate Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Member APS College of Clinical Psychologists (CCLP)
  • Member APS Perinatal and Infant Psychology Interest Group (PIPIG)

Fees & Rebates

Cost: $255 per 50-minute session  *Medicare Rebate: $136.35
Out-of-pocket: $118.65 per session (more if you have reached your Medicare safety net)

*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.

Available Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays

Bookings through RWA Psychology – Family Matters
(02) 9980 1400 or use the ‘contact’ button below to make an online enquiry

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