Matilda Mandic is a Clinical Psychologist with over 24 years of experience, specialising in children, adolescents and families. She is experienced in assessment, diagnosis and the treatment of a wide range of clinical psychology issues (including developmental, behavioural and emotional difficulties such as anxiety, depression, attentional problems, autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, learning difficulties and trauma).
The Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) framework is tailored to the meet the unique needs of each indidividual client ensuring the best fit possible. She works collaboratively with clients using evidence based practice.
Matilda works to ensure that each client is supported adequately to:
- manage their presenting problem in the most effective manner,
- ensure they are provided with strategies,
- increase their independence, coping and confidence in self, and
- recognise signs to support prevention of further escalation.
A wide range of assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic services are available to address a range of personal and/or mental health issues aiming to improve the client’s general wellbeing. Assessments using the WISC-IV (cognitive) and ABAS-3 (adaptive behaviour) are available.
Matilda provides a friendly, reliable, and supportive service that caters to the needs of this special client base. Services are provided from birth to 25 years of age, assisting them through life’s hurdles and key developmental periods.
We can help you and your family deal with a range of issues including:
- Behaviour problems
- Depressed mood
- Anger management
- Educational difficulties
- Cognitive assessment
- School Readiness
- Sleep difficulties
- Parenting strategies
- School Refusal
- Attachment Difficulties
- Social skills
- Trauma and abuse
- Self esteem