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Ms Adriana Cavalcanti

Ms Adriana Cavalcanti

Mobile 0400 442 001
Psychotherapist, Relationship Therapist

Adriana Cavalcanti

Mobile 0400 442 001

I work collaboratively with individuals and couples in a safe, respectful and caring way. I am very interested in how the therapeutic relationship affects the healing process, client’s self-discovery and growth. I am passionate about helping people self-discover, grow and live their lives to the fullest.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • 4D, Level 4, 4 Belgrave Street, Kogarah, Sydney NSW 2217 0400 442 001 PHONE 0400 442 001

Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Phone Consultations, Online Video Consultations 
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy for Individuals, young people, couples and families. Face to face, over the phone and Zoom sessions available.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Anger Related Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Assertiveness, Burnout, Cancer Support, Carer Support, Childhood Issues, Communication Issues, Conflict Resolution, Creativity, Cultural Issues, Depression, Divorce / Separation, Family / Parenting, Grief / Bereavement, Guilt Feelings, Life Transitions, Migrant Issues, Pre-marital Counselling, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self Harm, Sexual Abuse, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Trauma Recovery, Violence, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    ACT, Art Therapy, Attachment Theory, CBT, Creative Arts Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Marriage and Family, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Solution Oriented, Somatic Psychotherapy, Systems Theory, Trauma-Informed

    I work with different therapeutic approaches as I don't believe therapy is linear. I use a wide range of modalities including Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), with influences from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. I also use creative methods such as Art Therapy.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • BA Psych - 1989 - UFPB/Brazil
    • Grad Dip Counselling - 2008 - ACAP/Sydney
    • Grad Cert EFT - 2018 - IEFT/Sydney
    • Certificate in Art and Play Therapy - 2015 - Centre for Creative Change/Sydney

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Association of Social Workers
    • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

    Quality Provision

    I provide consistent emotional support that is wholly confidential. I pride myself in furthering my education and professional development.

    I am also personally interested in current theories and practices and how I can incorporate them to better help my clients.

    Background

    I have worked over the years with individuals, children, young people, couples and families with a wide range of issues.

    I have over the years provided workshops for children, young people and adults.

    I have provided mental health workshops for adults and international students. I have also provided post separation workshops for children, young people and parents. In addition, I have provided grief and loss workshops for nurses and medical students. I have provided workshops for high school students.

    Appointments

    Flexible appointments over the phone or zoom. Face to face appointments available on Saturdays. Please contact me to arrange a session time.

    Transport and Parking

    Street parking is available and also under car parking near by.

    Kogarah Station is a 3 minutes walk.

    Fees

    Please contact me for more information.

    Payment Options

    Cash, Direct Deposit, credit cards by arrangement.

    Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese


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    10 Questions with Adriana Cavalcanti

    • What led you to choose psychotherapy or counselling as a profession?

    • My passion for helping others, seeing them grow and live better lives.
    • Which particular aspects of health or the human journey are you interested in?

    • As I work from a holistic approach, I am interested in every and any aspect of an individual's journey.
    • What method/s do you use?

    • I use a wide range of methods depending on the client's needs. I use a variety of creative methods to help clients better understand what is happening for them and in their lives.
    • When do you think the client will start to feel that progress is being made?

    • When clients feel safe and are to able to express themselves freely. When clients are able to feel and able to adopt a different perspective.
    • How has therapy made you a better person?

    • I have always been fascinated by how therapy can create an opportunity for self discovery and healing. I feel that therapy has helped me become a better person and allowed me to have better relationships.
    • What do you like most about being a therapist?

    • Being there for the other person, being part of their journey in a meaningful and helpful way.
    • Do you ever have 'bad hair' days?

    • Definitely! It is unrealistic to expect that everyday will be a 'good hair' day.

      When I am having a 'bad hair' day, I remind myself to breathe, focus in the present moment and be kind to myself. We are only human!
    • What do you think is the most significant problem we face, in the world today?

    • The lack of meaningful connection to others which I think is very sad and a big concern.
    • Can you share the name of a book, film, song, event or work of art that inspires you?

    • Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl.
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    Ms Adriana Cavalcanti

    Adriana Cavalcanti

    Psychotherapist, Relationship Therapist

    I work collaboratively with individuals and couples in a safe, respectful and caring way. I am very interested in how the therapeutic relationship affects the healing process, client’s self-discovery and growth. I am passionate about helping people self-discover, grow and live their lives to the fullest....

    • Kogarah
    • ACT, Art Therapy, Attachment Theory, CBT, Creative Arts Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Marriage and Family, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Solution Oriented, Somatic Psychotherapy, Systems Theory, Trauma-Informed