Mr Andrew Sozomenou

Psychologist

clinic location
C2/, 20-24 Karalta Road, ERINA, New South Wales, 2250, Australia
clinic location
C2/, 20-24 Karalta Road, ERINA, New South Wales, 2250, Australia

Overview

Andrew is a Senior Registered Psychologist with over 20 years of experience. Andrew completed a BSc (Psychology) and Honours Degree at the University of NSW in 1994. He has worked as a psychologist for the past 20 years providing evidence based clinical interventions to adults, children, adolescents, families and couples from a range of backgrounds. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS); a board approved supervisor; and member of the Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Association of Australia (EMDRAA). He is registered to provide services through: Workcover, Medicare, NDIS, EAP and privately. Andrew has appeared on ABC radio; has written brief articles, two books and published over 7 chapters. He has presented at international conferences, forums and workshops. Before joining the READ Clinic, he had worked for a number of different government services. For 7 years he managed the Gaining Ground Program, an early intervention and education Program for children with a parent with a mental health problem; for over 10 years he worked for the Transcultural Mental Health Centre, working with people from culturally diverse backgrounds and refugee backgrounds; and was the School-Link Coordinator, involved in implementing a whole of school approach to addressing the mental health and well-being of children attending High Schools. Andrew works from a broad therapeutic base specialising in: Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR); Internal Family Systems (IFS); Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Schema Therapy and the use of Mindfulness. Andrew is passionate about treating individuals who have experienced trauma; including Post-traumatic Stress Disorder experienced by First Responders, and those who have experienced trauma during adulthood and childhood, including attachment trauma. He is also interest in: • A broad range of psychological and mental health concerns experienced by children, adolescents and adults • The impact of childhood Attachment, Relationship Issues and Parenting • Bereavement, Loss & Grief. Andrew will work with you to complete a thorough assessment, from which he will develop a detailed formulation and treatment plan that is unique to your particular circumstances. Andrew works: Monday 8:00am – 5:00pm, Wednesday 8:00am – %:00pm, Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm & Saturdays 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Area of Focus

  • Child Psychology
  • Parenting
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
  • Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behaviour Problems
  • Depression
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Anxiety and phobias
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Modalities

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Schema Therapy

Patient Focus

  • Children
  • Adults
  • Families
  • LGBTIQ

Languages Spoken

  • English

Services

  • Wheelchair access

Education

  • Registered Psychologist

Accreditations

  • B.Sc. (Hons) Psychology, MAPS, EMDRAA, Accredited Supervisor

Fee / Service

  • Follow Up Consultation
  • Insurance
  • NDIS (Agency/Plan Managed)
  • NDIS (Self-Managed)
  • Re-presenting Client