Riya is a registered psychologist who holds both a Psychology Honours degree and a Master’s in Social Work degree. Riya has worked in various settings such as occupational rehabilitation, employee assistance services and critical incident management services.
In addition, Riya has worked with Migrants and Refugee settlements services in Canberra providing mental health services to newly arrived migrants and multicultural groups.
Riya utilises a non-judgmental strengths-based approach to assist clients to understand their psychological nature and improve their wellbeing. Riya draws on a variety of evidence-based intervention strategies such as CBT, ACT, mindfulness and motivational interviewing. Riya has completed specific training in providing trauma informed services to first nations clients.
Riya is interested in working with adults and seniors with anxiety, depression, stress and adjustment-related concerns. Riya also has knowledge and skills in applying adult learning principles for improving workplace mental health, work life balance and career progression.
Riya sees clients aged 17+