DANICA ADOLFSSON

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Danica is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Danica completed her undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Wollongong and completed her Master in Clinical Psychology at Central Queensland University, Rockhampton.

Danica has worked with diverse populations in a variety of settings. This includes work in drug and alcohol rehabilitation, a university clinic, Community Mental Health, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, Headspace, and the Conduct Disorder Program which involved home visiting families and their youths who were experiencing emotional and behavioural concerns. Danica uses a variety of evidence based treatment approaches, drawing from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy. Danica’s approach is flexible, client-centred and strengths based. Danica strongly values feedback from the client and uses this feedback to better tailor treatment.

Danica is passionate about helping those of all ages who experience difficulty managing mental health concerns, assisting and supporting them to achieve good health and wellbeing. Danica has a particular interest in working with adults and young people on issues relating to: Mood disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Eating Disorders, Trauma and Stress related Disorders, Behavioural Disorders.

  • Adolescent/Youth Mental Health
  • Anxiety and Mood Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Trauma and Stress
  • Enjoys food
  • Different cultures
  • Being active and also being lazy
  • Conduct Disorder Program Training through Kevin Ronan and Gene Davies
  • Coping Kiwi Anxiety program training through Kevin Ronan
  • Insomnia Seminar (AACBT)
  • Medicare (Better Access / Mental Health Care Plan)
  • Medicare (Chronic Disease Self-Management)
  • Insurance (RACQ, Suncorp, Allianz, NRMA, etc)
  • ATAPS – Kids, Employee Assistance Programs (ACCESS)
  • ATAPS – Suicide Prevention
  • Private Health
  • Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
  • Employee Assistance Programs (Acacia Connections)
  • Private Pay
  • ATAPS – Adults
  • Employee Assistance Programs (Psychological Interventions Group)
Qualifications

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST B.Arts (Psych), PGradDip (Psych), MClinPsych (Dist), MAPS, CCLIN

Availability

Loganholme

Monday 2:30pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am to 2:30pm
Wednesday 2:30pm to 9:00pm