Martina is an attentive, kind, and empathetic therapist who values creating safety and trust in the therapeutic relationship by catering to each client’s individual needs.
Martina believes in establishing a strong therapeutic relationship with her clients built on trust and reciprocity. Her approach and process are very much client-centred where she tailors therapy to best meet the unique needs of the individual.
Experiences and Interests
Martina has experience working in a number of settings, including private practice, community, forensic, and education sectors. She has worked primarily with adolescents and adults with varied presentations, including mood and anxiety issues, relationship concerns, trauma issues, stress and burnout, personality difficulties, alcohol and other drug use, and adjustment issues
Beyond this, Martina possesses a particular interest in working with psychological difficulties relating to the experience of chronic health and pain, perinatal and postnatal challenges as well as clients with LGBTIQ-related issues.
Martina delivers a range of evidence-based therapeutic techniques, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Emotion-focused therapy and Strength-based approaches.
How is Martina described by her clients?
Martina is described by her clients as caring, helpful, and, importantly, someone who is easy to talk to.
Martina has a wonderful sense of humour and enjoys joking around, spending time with friends and family and watching movies.