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Ms. Maria Galatsis

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Ms. Maria Galatsis

Consultant Psychologist

B.Sc.(Psych)., Grad.Dip.App.Psych.,M.Psych., MAPS

I have been a consultant psychologist for over 10 years and have previously worked in secondary schools and in hospitals. I have extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of Anxiety Disorders with adolescents and adults including Generalised Anxiety Disorder: Specific Phobia (dogs, flying, heights, injections, dental treatment); Panic Disorder (otherwise known as panic or anxiety attacks); Agoraphobia; Claustrophobia; Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); Social Anxiety Disorder; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); and School Refusal.

Some of the skills and strategies I teach my clients to better manage symptoms of anxiety are: Stress management; Relaxation strategies; Social-skills training; Communication training; Changing unhelpful thoughts (cognitive interventions); Distress tolerance; Behaviour modification; Exposure techniques; and Parent management training.

My academic publications on stress and cardiovascular disease are published in Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback Journal and my research on personality type and drug use is published in the Australian Journal of Psychology.

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