Master of Psychology (Counselling) MAPS
Priyanka is a registered Psychologist, trained in New Zealand. Priyanka has worked with children and adolescents presenting with a range of concerns including anxiety, low mood, coping with change and managing relationships.
She has a keen interest in strengths-based therapy, and aims to equip clients with tools to develop confidence and resilience. She is passionate about third wave psychology, and particularly resonates with ACT – a values-based, mindful approach to managing the mind and its thoughts/emotions.
Priyanka is aware of client needs, and tailors every session to accommodate them. She is able to build rapport easily, and works with families to encourage a holistic and long term approach.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) are the two main modalities she employs. Priyanka also has experience with Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), and has conducted skills-based groups for both adolescents and children.