Nicole Sturla

Senior Registered Psychologist

Nicole supports young people to heal from trauma both in their mind and their body.

Therapy with Nicole

I am passionate about supporting children, young people and their families process and overcome their experiences of trauma.

Nicole uses a multi modal approach to treatment including EMDR, Internal Family Systems Therapy and parts work. Nicole also has a strong base in CBT, mindfulness and body regulation skills techniques.

Nicole’s Qualifications & Experience

Nicole has worked extensively in the field of trauma. she started her career working in substance misuse services in Sydney including detoxification, the Medically Supervised Injecting Centre and health services. In 2003, Nicole moved the UK where she gained experience in a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service dealing with young people in mental health crisis. Nicole moved to working with Children and Young People in out of home care in residential services both as a clinician and operations manager overseeing and providing packages of care to young people that could no longer live at home due to family trauma, abuse and neglect.

Since returning from the UK in 2014, Nicole has worked at the READ Clinic, specialising in children and young people who have experienced trauma. Nicole has qualifications in Psychology at a Masters level and in Social Work. Nicole continues to focus her learning in areas of trauma and has completed the Circle of Security Parenting Program, EMDR qualifications, the Safe and Sound Protocol.

Client Group
6+
THERAPEUTIC METHODS OFFERED
Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Psychology MSc. Psychology BA (Hons) Social Work (Residential Childcare)
FUNDING TYPES
Medicare
Private
AREAS OF INTEREST
ADD / ADHD
Addictions
Adjustment Disorders
Anger Management
Anxiety
Behaviour Management
Childhood Trauma
Chronic Illness / Health Issues
Depression
Domestic Violence
Grief & Loss
LGBTQI+
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Panic Attacks
Personality Disorders
Phobias
Sexual Abuse
Stress Management
Study Problems
Suicidal Feelings
Trauma & PTSD
Trichotillomania
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