Having come to psychology relatively late in life, Mia brings rich life experience to building a caring, supportive and non-judgmental environment for clients.
Mia has gained experience working across private hospital, private practice and not for profit settings. She has experience working with clients that present with an array of mental health issues including; trauma, personality disorders, mood problems, body dysmorphia, eating disorders, emotional dysregulation, work stress and relationship difficulties.
More recently, Mia has developed an interest in helping individuals overcome body image issues and eating difficulties/disorders. She wishes to give clients a sense of hope when dealing with this difficult and challenging condition.
Mia is trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD, including supporting adults, teens and their parents. Mia also applies psychodynamic therapy principals and techniques to her therapy and is thoroughly trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Mia’s clients describe her as empathetic, thorough and person-centred. Mia is recognised for her ability to develop rapport with people of all ages and circumstances.
In her spare time, Mia enjoys spending time with family, playing with her dog, fishing, snorkelling and singing.