Sara Taveira

Online Clinical Psychologist

Appointments:

Online: Mondays - Fridays 8am to 5pm (GMT+1)

Sara started her career in Portugal working in the University Counselling and Psychological Assessment Service while still was still a student. After finishing her Master Degree in Psychology, Counselling and Psychotherapy, it was the work with children and adolescents that she came across with initially, and it was love at first sight. She was involved in a psychosocial project for children and adolescents with risk-taking behaviours, their families and the school community. At the same time she was developing her clinical skills with adults in private practice.

Fees:
60 Minutes Online $150

Sara offers psychotherapy in the following areas:

  • Psychopathology - Post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders, impulse control, mood, personality, eating disorders, psychoses, among others
  • Sleep - insomnia, light sleepiness, chronic fatigue, nightmares,
  • Eating - emotional eating, compulsion or restraint, weight problems and / or body image
  • Life stages - difficulties in adapting to new life stages (parenting, new employment) or unexpected changes (mourning, unemployment, acute or chronic illness)
  • Relationships - marital problems and / or family dynamics, difficulty in communicating with others, lack of social support / isolation
  • Parenting – Incredible Years Model
  • Stress Management and Burnout
  • Feelings of emptiness and dissatisfaction with life
  • Constant irritability and / or mood swings
  • Lack of motivation, energy and / or concentration
  • Difficulty in making decisions
  • Chronic illness interfering with psychological health
  • Feeling that your problems do not improve, despite your continued efforts

Sara has special skills in the following areas:

  • CBT (including CBT-E – for eating disorders)
  • ACT
  • Mindfulness
  • Family Based Therapy for eating disorders
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • PTSD and complex Trauma
  • Therapeutic certifications in CBT, EMDR, ACT, Mindfulness, CBT-E, FBT, Incredible Years, ISTDP
  • Personal Note:
    In her spare time, Sara enjoys go to the beach, spend time with family, cooking for the ones she loves and backpacking overseas once a year

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Qualifications

Master Degree in Psychology

Counselling and Psychotherapy

Postgraduate Attendance in Neuropsychology and Psychotherapy

 

Member of Portuguese Psychologist Board

Registration Number 14271

Registered Clinical Psychologist of The New Zealand Psychologist Board

Registration Number 90-05537

Therapeutic certification in CBT, EMDR, ACT, Mindfulness, CBT-E FBT, Incredible Years, ISTDP

 

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