Clinical Psychologist

Taisia has been trained overseas as a Clinical Psychologist. Previously she worked as a university lecturer and completed her PhD thesis on the personality development of children and adolescents affected by war. She arrived in Australia in 2010 and is registered as a Clinical Psychologist with AHPRA. Taisia worked as a volunteer research assistant in the Behavioural Studies Unit of UNSW, supporting a research project in psycho-oncology.

Taisia works with children, adolescents, and adults, providing both short-term solution focused interventions and long-term support. Taisia works with a range of issues including anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicidal ideation, behavioural issues, anger, adjustment disorder, and parenting issues. Taisia is skilled in working with Autism addressing behavioural and emotional challenges. She is also a specialist in working with refugees.

In her work, Taisia uses evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and play-based creative child-centred methods when working with children.

Taisia is a registered provider of Clinical Psychology items with Medicare. Taisia is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She is able to provide services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Taisia is able to provide clinical services in Russian.

Taisia is available Mondays and Tuesdays during school hours for individual appointments, as well as Wednesday mornings for psychometric assessments.

Areas of Expertise

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Self-harm
  • Autism
  • Parenting issues
  • Anger
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Behavioural challenges
  • ADHD
  • Learning Disorders
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Psychometric assessments including ADHD

Client Groups

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Older Adults