Dr Sofia Rallis
B.BSc PGradDip (Psych) MPsych (Clin) PhD (Psych) MAPS
Member of the APS Collage of Clinical Psychologists
Where do I work?............ I work in Heidelberg
How long have I worked in Mental Health?............ 14 Years
Mental Health Experience............ I have worked at the Austin Hospital for a number of years in public mental health in various roles, within the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology and the Parent-Infant Research Institute. I also have prior experience working in private practice with adult clients.
Who do I treat?............ Adults (18+ years)
Areas of expertise............ I work with individuals who are experiencing depression and/or anxiety, as well as stress, self-esteem, grief and loss, and adjustment difficulties occurring during periods of significant life transitions. I have a particular interest in antenatal and postnatal health and wellbeing, and the transition to parenthood.
My therapy style............ I enjoy working with each individual client in a supportive and collaborative manner in an effort to explore and understand their unique story and circumstances, while also striving to promote positive change and enhancing personal resilience. I utilise a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches and techniques depending on the clients' needs; these include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Attachment and Mindfulness based strategies.
(Sofia is self-employed.)