Petroula is a very warm and empathic Psychologist who has been helping people overcome life difficulties for over 15 years. She creates a warm and safe environment to help clients work through their struggles and to learn better ways to cope. She is passionate about helping clients work towards living a more meaningful and fulfilling life.

She has a range of experience as a Psychologist, having worked in various non-for-profit organisations providing Counselling to those with mental health concerns and leading group-based programs supporting those who have experienced domestic violence and trauma. She has worked in Private Practice for the past 12 years and she sees Adults and older adolescents.

Petroula has a special interest in the treatment of trauma and helping individuals understand what has shaped them to operate or respond in certain ways. She is passionate about helping people heal from adverse life experiences and work towards living a more meaningful life. Petroula has significant experience working with Trauma related issues, such as the impact of childhood abuse, neglect, domestic violence, workplace bullying and sexual assault.

She assists clients who present with: anxiety, depression, stress, panic attacks, trauma, PTSD, insomnia, abuse, grief, relationship and family issues, workplace injury, study or work related stress and life coaching.

Petroula draws from a range of therapeutic modalities to create individualised treatment plans that considers the personal strengths and challenges of each person. Her preferred modalities include: Schema Therapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing), Ego-state therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Petroula is registered as a Psychologist in Australia, a member of EMDRAA and the Australian Association of Psychologists, an approved WorkCover NSW practitioner, and a provider of psychological services under Medicare.

Petroula consults on Monday & Thursday 9 – 3pm; Tuesday 9 – 4.30pm and Friday 9 – 5pm.

For appointments, please phone 9817 2522