Faustina is a warm and attentive psychologist, who is passionate about the mind-body connection and the importance of gut health. She obtained her Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of Melbourne, is fully registered with AHPRA, and is undertaking her clinical registrar. She has experience in a variety of settings, including The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Headspace, and private practice. She is also an author in the area of psychoneuroimmunology.
Faustina uses a strengths based, collaborative, and client centred approach. She offers a variety of evidence based treatments, including Gut-directed Hypnotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, as well as Psychodynamic and Smart Therapy.
Delany, F. M., Byrne, M. L., Whittle, S., Simmons, J. G., Olsson, C., Mundy, L. K., ... & Allen, N. B. (2016). Depression, immune function, and early adrenarche in children. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 63, 228-234.
Byrne, M. L., Delany, F., & Allen, N. B. (2015). Adrenarchal status as a moderator of a depression–inflammation relation in children. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 49, e27.