Anna (Anina) Simonis

Registered Child Psychologist
She/her
BA (Hons) Psychology
AHPRA: PSY0002050808

 

Anina is a registered Psychologist with a special interest in providing therapeutic interventions for children, adolescents, and families. She has several years’ work experience in both the public and private sectors.

The focus of her treatment is on a range of mental health and adjustment difficulties that may emerge during the various childhood and youth developmental stages.

My training and skillset

Honor’s degree in Psychology and postgraduate training and internship with a specific focus on the treatment
of complex developmental trauma.

Work experience ranges from work in educational settings, providing student support and counselling, social work in government sector, and further training and experience in providing family therapy.

My therapeutic approach

I tailor my therapeutic approach to each client, drawing on the following evidence-based approaches:

  • Cognitive Behaviour therapy
  • Trauma-focused Cognitive Behaviour therapy
  • Mentalization-based therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Solutions-focused therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour therapy
My client care philosophy

My passion is to improve the functioning, wellbeing and quality of children, young people and their family’s lives.

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