Registered Psychologist (MAPS)
Bachelor of Psychology
Master of Applied Psychology (Community Psychology)
Margarita is a registered psychologist who provides a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental space for clients to talk about their personal concerns, thoughts and feelings. She adopts a tailored approach to therapy focused upon understanding the unique treatment needs of each client by working collaboratively with clients to identify their needs and therapeutic goals. She is passionate about assisting people to explore, reflect on, overcome difficulties and empowering them to discover new self-insight and make life-transforming change.
She uses evidence-based treatment, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), tailoring her approach to each client’s needs.
Margarita has experience working with children, adolescents and adults from diverse backgrounds in a variety of sectors including community centres, child protection, universities and school settings. She focuses mainly on children and adolescents. She has a keen interest in the mental health of migrants and international students, their response to challenges and opportunities present in life, whether related to education, career and relationships.
Margarita works on a range of presenting issues including early intervention for youth, mood difficulties (e.g. depression and bipolar disorder), anxiety, stress, grief and loss, adjustment to life difficulties, existential concerns, relationship difficulties, emotional dysregulation, carers’ issues, life transitions, low self-esteem and restoring well-being. Additionally, she is experienced in working with people from a diverse range of cultural backgrounds and/or those who identify as gender diverse or neutral.
Margarita is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
Languages: English and Spanish (native)
Margarita is available at the Kew Junction office.
Please call reception on 1300224665 to book an appointment with Margarita.
Our online self-service booking system is undergoing a major overhaul, and will be unavailable until further notice. Until then, our friendly reception team is happy to take your call and book your appointments for you. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.