Dr Laura Capitanio

Clinical Psychologist
BBSc  PgDAP DPsych (Clin) MAPS
Member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists

Where do I work?............  I work in Heidelberg and Kew

 

How long have I worked in Mental Health?............ 15 Years

 

Mental Health Experience............ I have gained experience in both the public (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) and in private mental health sectors in Regional Victoria. I first started working at Cornerstone Psychology in 2009.

 

Who do I treat?............ Children, adolescents, and adults

 

Areas of expertise............ Depression, anxiety and trauma, sleep, parenting, childhood emotional and behavioural difficulties, attention deficit/hyperactivity, and adjustment to change in life circumstances.

 

My therapy style............ I work from an evidence-based, holistic perspective that aims to (1) encourage, and build upon, adaptive coping styles and character strengths, (2) enhance engagement in meaningful relationships, and (3) strengthen satisfaction with life. I draw upon principles from a range of treatment approaches have received empirical support such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Positive Psychology, and Eye-Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).

 

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