Ecaterina is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW) and Family Therapist. She is a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), Australian Association of Family Therapists (AAFT) and a registered provider under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Ecaterina has a Master Degree in Social Work, Bachelor of Science (Psychology), a Graduate Diploma in Relationship Counselling and Graduate Diploma in Systemic Family Therapy. Ecaterina has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults with mental health issues, developmental disorders (e.g. ASD), complex trauma, and a range of relationship and family problems.
Ecaterina has particular interest working with adolescents with developmental disorders (e.g. ASD), learning and attention problems (e.g. ADHD). She works primarily from a family and systemic perspective, working with the client’s wider systems to optimise outcomes (e.g. family, schools, health professionals, child protection, etc).
Ecaterina also has an interest in Family Court matters, and accepts referrals for Family Assessments.
Ecaterina’s clients are eligible to claim Medicare rebate when referred under a Mental Health Care Plan by a GP, as well as NDIS.