• Maria

    Clinical Psychologist Perth

    B. Psych (Hons), M. Psych (Clinical), MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified         

    100% Trust and Satisfaction Guarantee In Relationship
    • Subiaco, Perth, WA
    About Maria

    This registered Hart Clinical Psychologist has completed a Masters of Psychology (Clinical) degree and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society.  She is experienced in working with children, adolescents, adults and couples. Her experience includes working with a range of diverse issues.  These include depression, anxiety, phobias, self-esteem, trauma, work-related stresses, parenting issues, relationship difficulties, separation, divorce, and grief and loss issues.


    She regularly undertakes professional development and training to keep updated on the latest therapeutic practices to empower people to develop self awareness and initiate positive change.

    Read her interview about her work here. 

    She believes that the fundamental key to successful relationships is being able to communicate effectively.  She enjoys helping her clients identify and change the unhelpful and sometimes destructive patterns and behaviours in their relationships.  She is passionate about facilitating personal growth in every individual and in empowering them to find hope, strength and resilience no matter what their history.  Her warmth and valuable life experiences enables her to relate easily and empathically to clients from diverse backgrounds.  Her ability to develop a genuine, respectful and collaborative relationship with clients greatly assists in achieving positive therapeutic outcomes.  She is married with 2 teenage children.

    How many years counselling experience do you have?

    Approximately 10 years as a Clinical Psyhologist.

    What are three strengths you have as a Psychologist/Counsellor?
    1. accepting
    2. warm
    3. empathic
    What is the most satisfying and fulfilling part of the work you do?

    I love my work as I feel so privileged to be able to support couples/individuals who are vulnerable, yet who are willing to trust me with their vulnerability so that, with the necessary skills, I can guide and support them to make wise choices to enable them to live the life that they want, and the life that they deserve.

    What’s an example of a couple you have helped the most?

    Generally the way I feel that I help couples the most is by helping them develop self-awareness. Self awareness of how their thoughts and their behaviour affect themselves and their partner. I enjoy helping them explore these thoughts and behaviours in a non-judging and accepting way, and support them to be able to modify the thoughts and behaviours that are not helpful, in order for them to be happier in their relationship.

    Or to book an appointment, please call 1300 830 552