ADRIAN DEL MONACO
Adrian is a Clinical Psychologist with over 5 years of experience working in youth and adult mental health. He has also worked in the area of pain and injury management for 1.5 years.
Adrian enjoys working with a range of psychological and interpersonal issues, including anxiety, anger management, personality disorders, trauma, self-harm, relationship difficulties, bullying, low confidence, loss and grief, and depression.
Adrian has particular experience working with adolescents and young adults. This usually means working with families, friends, partners, teachers, and other professionals. Adrian has a specific interest in working with those having difficulty with their mental health in the context of participation in sport.
Adrian's approach is friendly, non-judgemental, flexible, collaborative, and empowering. It is important to Adrian to work with people to build a trusting relationship, to develop a better awareness of their difficulties, and to practise strategies to cope in a healthy way.
Adrian’s therapeutic approach is informed by Cognitive behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Schema Therapy.
Initial 50 minute assessment session are $220
Subsequent 50 minute consultation sessions are $200
Health Care Card Holders session rate is negotiable.
Adrian is registered with Medicare. If you have a valid Mental Health Care Plan you are able to claim a rebate of $128.40 per session for up to 20 sessions (an increase in session amounts due to COVID-19) per calendar year.
Referrals are accepted from Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Work Cover, Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT).