BSc (Psych) (Hons), Grad Dip Ed, MPsych (Counselling)
Counselling Psychologist Registrar
Works with: Children, Adolescents and Adults.
Lana is a Counselling Psychologist (Registrar) who provides evidence-based psychological care to individuals across the lifespan. In addition to her private work, Lana works at the Women’s Health and Well-being Services. In the past, she has provided psychological services at Challis Primary school, Curtin University Counselling Services and Alzheimer’s WA.
Lana has an interest and clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults presenting with a wide range of issues including depression and anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, parenting, behavioural difficulties, relationship issues, and personal development and life transitions.
She is experienced in working with several therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution-focused Therapy, Interpersonal therapy therapy and Existential Therapy, which she utilises depending on the client and their needs. Lana is also able to provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in the treatment of trauma.
Her approach as a therapist is warm, empathetic and collaborative. Lana’s therapeutic work is strengths-based and person-centred, and she views therapy as a collaboration between therapist and client, focused on utilising and enhancing the client’s own strengths and resources to achieve their desired goals.