New Member of Staff

 

Dr Basia Radlinska is a Clinical Psychology Registrar who provides client-centred psychological care for adults and young adults (16yrs +) across a range of mental health issues. Basia trained and worked at the renowned Black Dog Institute, and specialises in working with people who struggle with the symptoms of Bipolar disorder (I and II) and Major Depressive Disorder. Aside from individual therapeutic work, Basia facilitates a group program developed by the Black Dog Institute for people diagnosed with Bipolar disorder I or II, and/or Major Depressive Disorder. The group focuses on developing clients’ independent capacity to manage their own symptoms and stay well.

Dr Basia Radlinska also has substantial experience working with Trauma and Complex Trauma survivors, having recently held a senior position at Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia. Basia also has experience working in public health inpatient and outpatient environments, and an interest in working with clients impacted by chronic mental illness, trauma and a history of hospitalisation. Moreover, Basia has a particular interest in working with professionals at the frontline of community service provision - including mental health workers, nurses and police officers - in the management of Vicarious Traumatisation that can arise from chronic workplace exposure to trauma material.

 

Dr Basia Radlinska completed a doctoral degree in Neuroscience, before specialising in Clinical Psychology. She has a strong background in neurological models of mental health and neuroplasticity. Aside from her clinical practice, she has held a number of senior research positions at universities and non-government organisations around Australia and internationally.

 


Modalities:  Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-based approaches, Motivational Interviewing, Strength-based approaches, Group therapy

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Psychology (with Honours), Master of Clinical Psychology, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience

Professional membership:
Nationally Registered Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist (Registrar) with AHPRA and Member of Australia Psychological Society (APS)