Germaine Gergis

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych

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Germaine Gergis

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych

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Verified by Psychology Today

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Germaine Gergis is not currently accepting new clients.

About

Dr Germaine Gergis, is a board-endorsed Clinical Psychologist, Supervisor and Lecturer with many years' experience in delivering high quality assessments and treatment to infants, children, adolescents and adults, and their families. Germaine has worked across private and public sectors helping those who have presented with a diverse range of mental health issues and neurodevelopmental disorders. She has extensive experience in working with mood & anxiety disorders, OCD, trauma-related disorders and personality disorders. Speciality roles include infant mental health & autism spectrum disorders, including providing second opinions.
Germaine utilises a variety of evidence-based interventions and understands that these need to be adapted to suit individuals' needs. These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Exposure & Response Prevention, Trauma Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy & Play Therapy.
Germaine is a genuine and warm clinician who uses a collaborative approach. She is fortunate to be a part of ones journey and endeavours to meet ones goals to help them achieve their full potential. Germaine will be going on extended leave from October and is only accepting one off assessments (cognitive, ASD) in the interim.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 9 Years
  • Membership: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency / Clinical Psychologist
  • Training: Clinical Psychology / 2013
Germaine is also a registered Circle of Security Parent Facilitator & Tuning into Kids/Teens Facilitator.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Australian Psychological Society / Member

Location

Specialties
  • Child
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Autism
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Infant Mental Health
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relational and Attachment difficulties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

I also speak: Arabic
Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour (DBT)
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centred
  • Play Therapy
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 3 Aug 2022
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Germaine Gergis

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych