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Chris Curcio

Registered Clinical Psychologist          
 

Client groups: 18+, Young Adults & Adults

 

Chris completed his Masters in Psychology (Clinical) at Federation University in 2018. Upon completion, Chris pursued additional training to obtain endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist. Chris has since worked and undertaken training and supervision within a variety of different fields including; community mental health and primary/secondary school settings.

Chris places a great deal of emphasis on the importance of the collaborative relationship within the therapeutic setting, as one of the key motivating driving forces underpinning meaningful change. Chris also provides several evidence-based therapeutic interventions and practical approaches as a means of assisting in reducing distress, improving functioning, and enhancing quality of life.

Chris has a special interest in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, group-work, and in blending together CBT and value-based techniques when working with his clients.

 

 

 

 

Assessment and Treatment of:

 

  • Anxiety-disorders

  • Depressive-disorders

  • Grief and Loss issues

  • Alcohol and drug dependence

  • Regulation of emotions

  • Stress management

  • Self-esteem and assertiveness

  • Interpersonal difficulties

 

Treatment approaches:

 

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Anger and stress management

  • Relaxation strategies and psychoeducation

  • Mindfulness

  • Problem-solving approaches

 

Other interests:

 

  • Social psychology and group processes

  • Stigma and Anxiety disorder research