Gabriella (Gabbie) Petta

Registered Psychologist
BA (Hons) MPsych (Counselling)
AHPRA: PSY0001577838

At the heart of my work is connection and relationship. I am also fuelled by curiousity and a desire to be growth oriented.

I have many years’ experience working with children, adolescents and adults, individuals, couples and families. I have worked across various settings including addiction recovery, out of home care, sexual abuse, education, and private practice.

My training and skillset

I have a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology, and a Master of Counselling Psychology.

I hold general registration as a Psychologist with AHPRA and am a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

My therapeutic approach

I like to adapt my therapeutic approach to each client and draw from the following evidence-based practices:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Dialectic Behavioural Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Systemic Family Therapy
My client care philosophy

I believe we are connected by our common humanity and that collaboration is our best way forward. I hope to work with my clients to create a safe and friendly therapeutic space that allows navigation of themes that may be limiting and exploration of different ways to move towards less suffering and greater growth.

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