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Sebastian Salicru

Senior Psychologist

BAppSc (Psych), Post-Grad Dip Psych, MSc, MMR

Key Areas of Interest

  • Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Anger Management
  • Assertive Communication
  • Anxiety – including Social Anxiety
  • Couples/Relationships and Family Therapy
  • Delayed, Complicated or Unresolved Grief
  • Depression
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Internet Pornography Addiction
  • Leadership Development and Executive Coaching
  • Low Self-esteem
  • Men’s Issues and Contemporary Masculinity
  • Stress
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

Therapeutic Framework/Strategies

  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused CBT, and Schema Therapy (ST)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Existential Therapy – Logotherapy
  • Family/Couples Therapy (Structural and Gottman Method)
  • Integrative Therapy
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness Approaches
  • Positive Psychology, Strength-based approaches, and Psychological Capital
  • Social Skills Training (SST)
  • Written Emotional Disclosure (WED)

About Sebastian

Please note Sebastian speaks English, French, Italian and Spanish.

Sebastian is a registered psychologist with over 25 years of professional experience in both clinical and corporate settings, including having worked with GPs in medical practices. His purpose is to assist clients to: restore their mental health and well-being; deal with their real-time life challenges by building their self-esteem and self-confidence; and take responsibility for their lives.

His working style is caring, compassionate, educational, insightful, inspiring, and strengths focused. He is also an astute and respectful challenger. Sebastian works with uncompromising commitment to client-centered service and ethical excellence. He makes sound judgments in managing sensitive and confidential information.

Sebastian is passionate about empowering his clients to set ambitious goals, take positive action, change the status quo, achieve real outcomes and long-lasting results, enjoy intimate relationships, and live meaningful lives.

Having worked globally with people from multiple cultural backgrounds, Sebastian has the intercultural awareness, competence, and sensitivity required to work with clients from diverse cultures.
Sebastian also has extensive corporate experience working with senior and middle level executives from public, private and not-for-profit organisations covering a wide range of issues (e.g. career management and life transitions). Sebastian is also a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF); a graduate from the ‘Art & Practice of Leadership Development,’ Harvard Kennedy School; and a Fellow of the Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

How Sebastian might support you

Sebastian holds an uncompromising commitment to client centred service and ethical excellence. He works in a caring, compassionate, educational, insightful and strengths focused manner, but is also an astute and respectful challenger. Together with his clients, he is passionate about setting ambitious goals, taking positive action and changing the status quo to achieve outcomes which are long lasting and allow clients to enjoy intimate relationships and lead meaningful lives.

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