Grigota Monasterio - Clinical Psychologist

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed

Verified by Psychology Today
(03) 7003 2944 Website

Grigota Monasterio - Clinical Psychologist

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed

Verified by Psychology Today

Announcement icon I currently provide telehealth video sessions only. The Medicare rebate is $131.65 with a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan referral.

About

My interest and passion for health care began in my early adolescence as a volunteer at a school for children with special needs. In the years that followed I worked with people on the spectrum with high behavioural needs and also in group homes for people with chronic and severe mental illness. I then trained as a Clinical Psychologist and continued to deepen my experience and passion in the 20+ years I have worked with NSW Health in a number of different of roles. I now work with people across a broad range of issues as listed.
My therapeutic approach includes a combination of acceptance/mindfulness-based approaches with existential/meaning based themes. I use these approaches both in the therapy I provide and daily in my own life.
In addition to my clinical experience, I have a diverse range of interests in my life which I bring to the work I do. I have a flexible and fluid style of therapy combined with a client-centred respectful approach. I adapt and modify our work to suit you and to achieve what you are seeking out of our sessions.
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Grigota Monasterio - Clinical Psychologist
“The Medicare rebate for a session with a Clinical Psychologist is $131.65, which is much higher than the rebate for a Psychologist.”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $200
Pay By: American Express, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Medicare Rebates
  • NDIS
We process the Medicare rebate claim for you if you have a GP MHTP referral.
Email me or call (03) 7003 2944 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 19 Years
  • Membership: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency / Endorsed Registration
  • Training: Master of Science and Doctor of Clinical Psychology / 2004
Endorsed in Clinical Psychology.

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: University of Canterbury, New Zealand. / Bachelor of Arts (first class Honours, psychology major) / 1994
  • Degree: University of Canterbury, New Zealand. / Master of Arts (Psychology) / 2001
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Life Transitions
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Guidance
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Medical Detox
  • Medication Management
  • Men's Issues
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Veterans (DVA)
  • Video Game Addiction
  • WorkSafe claims
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Clinical Supervision and Qualified Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical Behaviour (DBT)
  • Interpersonal
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 4 Jul 2022
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Grigota Monasterio - Clinical Psychologist

Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed