Mia Birkner is a clinical psychology registrar with a passion for perinatal and infant mental health. Her practice is informed through a holistic approach where individuals seeking treatment are recognised as a “whole person” rather than as a diagnosis or label. Mia strives to create a non-judgemental space where individuals feel comfortable exploring their concerns and aims to work collaboratively with them in achieving their treatment goals through an evidence-based approach.
Mia is experienced in the assessment and treatment of a range of issues, including anxiety and mood disorders, and has worked in a variety of clinic settings. She has experience working with adults, children, and families.
Mia works primarily from a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy approach, however, draws from a range of different therapeutic frameworks. Mia understands that seeking therapy can be an intimidating and draining experience for some and is inspired by her Client’s courage to seek treatment. As such, she aims to create a supportive and safe environment for her client to assist them in flourishing via building their self-reliance, flexibility and improving their overall wellbeing.
Mia has a Master of Clinical Psychology from UTS and a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) from Macquarie University. She is also a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology. Mia is also able to offer services under the MBS Pregnancy Support.