Silvia is a nationally registered psychologist with experience in providing psychological counselling and group therapy to adults and young people. Her experience has derived from having worked in both public and private sector of mental health in Mexico and Australia. Silvia has experience working with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, substance use and emotional regulation. She also has a key interest in working with obesity and stigma.
Silvia is able to provide psychological services in English and Spanish. She has received extensive training in psychological interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and, Positive Psychology. Silvia uses a collaborative approach with clients in order to tailor treatment plans that help clients to understand their current challenges and assist them in achieving their goals through utilising their strengths.
Silvia practices exercise and meditation regularly. She also enjoys music and travelling.
Area of Focus
- Affective disorders
- Alcohol and other drugs addictions (AOD)
- Anxiety and phobias
- Child Psychology
- General Counselling
- General Psychology
- Mental health
- Mental Illness
- Self-Esteem and Self-Development
- Weight loss
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Positive Psychology
- Email consultations
- Online consultations