Valentina Dragicevic

Clinical Psychologist

B.Psych, M.Psych (Clinical), Member Australian Psychological Society (MAPS), Fellow APS College of Clinical Psychologists.

On maternity leave until August 2019

Issues Valentina Can Help You With

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression and Low Mood
  • Difficult Life Transitions
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Grief and Loss
  • Insomnia
  • Trauma
  • Pain Management / Chronic pain
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias
  • Communication Skills
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Stress and Burnout
  • Workplace Issues / Bullying
  • PTSD
  • Weight Management / Obesity

About Valentina

Valentina is passionate about helping her clients to develop strategies to better cope with and resolve their difficulties, increase their well-being and better adjust to life.

Valentina’s relaxed, non-judgmental and approachable style enables her to form trusting and strong therapeutic relationships. She tailors her treatments to individual needs of clients to help them develop resilience, the capacity to self-reflect and the ability to self-analyse.

Valentina has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals and the private sector, treating all age groups. Valentina’s special interest is in working with adults with a history of chronic pain, trauma and psychosomatic disorders.

Other Languages: Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian.

Evidence-Based Therapeutic Approach

  • Schema Therapy
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Clinical Hypnosis.

Meet Valentina

  • Valentina loves bushwalking, going to the beach, eating out.

  • At home, she likes spending time with her family and dog.

  • Speaks many languages including Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian.

  • Used to be a registered nurse before becoming a Clinical Psychologist.

Resources for You by Valentina

Psychological Approaches to Chronic Pain

Chronic or persistent pain is a pain that lasts for longer than…