Elissa is a Registered Psychologist and Clinical Psychology Registrar. She completed her Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and Master of Clinical Psychology at Flinders University. She also completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of South Australia prior to commencing her studies to become a psychologist.
Elissa’s therapeutic style is warm and collaborative, focused on providing tailored therapeutic approaches for each individual. Elissa practises in modalities such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Schema Therapy.
Elissa has worked with adolescents and adults experiencing a range of mental health concerns. She has a particular interest in anxiety (social anxiety, generalised anxiety, panic disorder, agoraphobia, OCD) and depression, perfectionism, ADHD, stress and burnout, bullying, life adjustments, school-based difficulties, relationship difficulties and family issues.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Master of Clinical Psychology
Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Registration and Certification
Registered Psychologist APS
Member of the APS
Elissa is available for individual therapy sessions with adolescents
Areas of specialty and interest
Anxiety (social, generalised, panic disorder, agoraphobia)
Adjustment disorders relating to life stages and events
Stress and burnout
School based difficulties