Lorena is a Psychologist and Clinical Registrar with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
She supports individuals and families from pre-conception to preschool age with the full range of perinatal emotional health challenges, including pregnancy, perinatal loss, antenatal depression and anxiety, birth trauma, premature birth, postnatal depression, and anxiety, adjustment issues, and parent-infant attachment. Lorena has experience in private practice, community mental health, and primary school settings.
Lorena adopts an evidence-based approach when addressing symptoms. In addition, her knowledge of psychology, psychophysiology, and neuroscience helps her understand how the brain and body connect, allowing her to have a unique understanding of perinatal practice.
Lorena aims to ensure therapy is tailored to each individual’s concerns, background, and history to help clients utilise their values and strengths to manage their distress and achieve positive outcomes. She is passionate about women’s health and encourages women to feel empowered to achieve their therapeutic goals.