Clinical Psychologist &
Certified Schema Therapist
Fitzroy North, Victoria
BaPsych, PgDipPsych, MaPsych (Educational), MaPsych (Clinical), Certified Individual Schema Therapist.
Tena Davies is a warm and engaging Clinical Psychologist and Certified Individual Schema Therapist (Std). She understands that clients come to therapy during a vulnerable time and ensures they feel heard and understood. By helping clients understand the key drivers of their difficulties and equipping them with practical coping tools, she assists them to create meaningful change.
Tena's primary modality is Schema Therapy, where the focus is on improving wellbeing through meeting needs. She draws on this therapy to empower clients to reach their potential.
Tena provides a bespoke and collaborative Clinical Psychology service. She develops a tailored treatment plan developed in consultation with each client. The plan reflects their individual preferences and needs.
Tena has held full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia since 2006 (PSY0001126432) . She holds an area of practice endorsement (AoPE) in Clinical Psychology. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the International Society for Schema Therapy (ISST).
Schema Therapy helps individuals understand the root causes of their difficulties and provides them with tools to change. It is effective for long term depression and anxiety as well as trauma, and personality issues.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) helps clients manage their emotions by changing their thinking. It is effective for short term anxiety, panic disorder and anger.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) helps clients manage difficult thoughts and feelings through mindfulness, and committed action (values) . It is effective for depression, anxiety and trauma.