Dr Ruffina David

Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA General

Verified by Psychology Today
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Dr Ruffina David

Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA General

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

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About

Dr. Ruffina David is a Registered Psychologist with 20 plus years of experience in the field of psychology. Her passion is to create ripples of well-being for the community by helping individuals, couples, and families rise above and overcome life's challenges. She takes a strengths based approach in assisting her clients to live stronger through difficult situations. Her clients come from a wide range of backgrounds, experiencing a wide range of emotional and behavioral concerns. Her main expertise is in treating trauma, anxiety, depression and relationship difficulties.
As an international researcher, teacher and practitioner, Ruffina has a strong passion for using evidenced based methodologies in her practice. She is highly centered on you and tailors a treatment on your unique needs.
Ruffina respects you are the expert of your life and you know more than you probably think you do. Ruffina will be there to assist you in exploring this together with openness. Along the way, she can provide some proven strategies that will help. Help is just around the corner - reach out and know you are not alone in your struggles.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 24 Years
  • Membership: Psychology Board of Australia / General Registration
  • Training: Completed MA Psychology in 1999, and started practicing in the field. Then completed PhD in 2007 / 2007
Dr. Ruffina David is a Board Approved Supervisor.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: AHPRA / Board Approved Supervisor

Location

Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress

Client Focus

I also speak: Tamil
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centred
  • Strength-Based
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2023
Photo of Dr Ruffina David, PhD, Psychologist in Tarneit
Dr Ruffina David

Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA General