Sylvia B. Werba

B. Ed. (Psych)

Registered Australian Health Practitioner Registration Agency (AHPRA)
Member of Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
Member of the College of Counselling Psychologists (CCOUN)
Member of College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists (CEDP)
Member of Independent Private Practice (IPP)
Australian Guidance and Counselling Association (AGCA)
Member of Career Counsellors’ Association (CCA)

Therapeutic Approach
Multidisciplinary, Eclectic -short-term brief solution – focused therapy, Cognitive-behavioural therapy, family therapy, assessment and life management.
Critical Incident Management and debriefing.

Areas of Focus
Child, adolescent, family and parenting issues
Child Behaviour-management, school and educational issues
Diagnostic / Psychometric assessment, goal-setting and motivation
Maximising potential
Confidence and Self-esteem
Social-Skills, friendship and relationship issues
Stress management
Depression and Anxiety
Life Skills
Problem Solving

Additional Information
Sylvia has had a great deal of experience as a psychologist in educational settings, as well as in private practice. She has extensive experience in diagnostic psycho-educational assessment for students of all ages and aims to maximise potential – including those at VCE level. Sylvia also has extensive experience working with adults and families – at different crossroads in their lives. Sylvia is a recognised Medicare Provider for Focused Psychological Services.