Kristina is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, registered and accredited with the British Psychological Society (BPS). She is a member of the BPS Division of Clinical Psychology and is a Registered Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Kristina completed her training, including a Master of Clinical Psychology and a Bachelor of Psychology, at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
Kristina is passionate about working collaboratively with individuals, providing an empathic and enthusiastic approach to help clients overcome challenges and achieve balance in their lives. She has gained significant experience working in city-based private mental health practices in Sydney and London, providing evidence-based psychological interventions to adolescents, adults and couples. Her experience has also extended to university settings, where she has provided interventions to students at a prestigious Australian university. She is also interested in teaching and research, both of which she has undertaken at the University of Sydney.
Kristina has expertise in working with individuals presenting with a range of psychological or emotional issues including stress and work-related stress, depression, anxiety, worry and rumination, panic attacks, phobias, trauma, bipolar disorder, relationship difficulties, grief, low self-esteem and poor body image. Her other area of special interest and expertise is a commitment to positive well-being. This involves helping individuals overcome challenges such as work/life balance, weight and eating issues, insomnia, managing chronic health conditions, and working with individuals to achieve a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
Kristina is highly skilled in a number of evidence-based psychological treatments including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Schema Therapy. She is dedicated to providing an individualised approach, tailoring the treatment plan to the individual. Kristina also has a keen interest in coaching and positive psychology, and has published research articles in this area.