Marco’s practice principals are grounded in the deep respect and support of people’s inherent dignity. He tailors his approach to the individual and their needs and goals.
Marco is a Clinical Psychologist, a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a member of the APS College of Clinical Psychology.
He has worked with adults of all ages, in varied walks of life, including people in leadership roles at work and in the community. With over 30 years of experience as a psychologist, Marco has a wealth of knowledge that he enjoys drawing on to support people from diverse backgrounds as they navigate life’s challenges. He enjoys helping his clients achieve growth, peace and maintain health and wellbeing.
Marco’s approach to his work is one of deep respect and deep listening.
His areas of expertise and passion are helping adults (18 years +) with:
- Recovering from depression, anxiety and stress
- Coping with major life changes
- Recovering from trauma, including injury and ill health
- Managing workplace issues
- Mastering leadership challenges
- Navigating career issues
- Transitioning to ageing and retirement
- Challenges that may be unique to men
- Family and relationship conflict
Marco utilises evidence-based approaches such as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and Family Systems theory. He draws on a variety of models such as Mindfulness and compassion based practices, emotional processing, and working with dreams. He is also trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) and hypnosis, tailoring treatment to the unique needs of the individual.
Marco understands the importance of spirituality to health and wellbeing and seeks to help people connect to a meaningful purpose and direction, perhaps even finding peace with life’s inevitable challenges and the pain that may be involved. He ‘meets people where they are at’ and has a genuine and compassionate approach to working closely with his clients to support them as they move forwards in their lives.