Jovana Stefanov

Psychologist

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology (Internship)

Jovana has been working as a psychologist for the past 11 years. She is experienced in various therapeutic treatments and across a range of presentations.

Jovana also works with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds. She works from a place of compassion and understanding, and works at creating a safe and comfortable environment. Jovana also challenges her clients, encouraging them to try new ways of approaching difficulties and challenges in their life. She has a straight forward and hands-on approach- providing her clients with tools and strategies that they can implement outside of sessions. She is client-centred, empathic and open-minded. She regularly attends various workshops and conferences as part of her continuous professional development in order to stay up-to-date with the latest treatment approaches, ensuring that her clients get the most relevant and appropriate treatments. Jovana is fluent in Serbian and Croatian. Jovana works with adults, 18 years and over.

 

Jovana works with adults experiencing:

  •     Anxiety
  •     Depression
  •     Stress and burnout
  •     Relationship difficulties
  •     Generalised anxiety
  •     Social anxiety
  •     Panic attacks
  •     Health anxiety
  •     Pre and postnatal mental health
  •     Grief and loss
  •     Low self-esteem
  •     Adjusting to a new country and culture
  •     People from immigrant, asylum seeking and refugee backgrounds
  •     Job or study dissatisfaction
  •     Carer support
  •     Adjustment to stressful life changes
  •     Emotional difficulties
  •     Anger management
  •     Communication skills
  •     Obsessions and compulsions
  •     Well-being and self-care
  •     Self-development
  •     Family issues
  •     Parenting issues
  •     Women’s health issues

 

Depending on her client’s needs and preferences Jovana uses a variety of evidence-based approaches including:

  •     Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  •     Metacognitive Approach
  •     Client Centred Therapy
  •     Mindfulness
  •     Solution Focused Therapy
  •     Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  •     Strengths based approaches
  •     Schema Therapy

 

Jovana is available for appointment in our Camberwell location on Wednesdays and Fridays.

 

 

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