Our Team

A multidisciplinary team for individualised solutions.

PRACTICE LOCATION

Kingsford

AVAILABILITY

QUALIFICATIONS

Masters in Applied Psychology (Behaviour Analysis), Post-graduate Diploma in the Professional Practice of Psychology (Behaviour Analysis)

Claudia Giezen

Psychologist

About

Claudia is a registered psychologist at Direct Focus Solutions who is known for supporting her clients with energy and enthusiasm. She has previously studied social sciences and applied psychology in behavioural analysis at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, and is accredited in the stepping stones individual and connect courses. In her spare time, Claudia pursues equally energetic hobbies that suit her personality, such as travel, hiking, climbing, and diving.

Techniques

Claudia applies a wide range of techniques in her provision of psychological therapies. Her solution-focused approach encompasses techniques such as emotional interviewing, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA), and Positive Behaviour Support (PBS). Claudia is able to assist clients with a range of presentations that include, but are not limited to: anxiety, phobias, aggression, improving social skills, dealing with trauma symptoms, sexualised behaviours, absconding, self-harm, and sleep difficulties.

Experiences

Having previously worked as a support worker, Claudia has long supported individuals with their patterns of thought and behaviour. In particular, Claudia has been a life-long advocate for supporting the interests, rights, and wellbeing of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Her insight into the lived experience of her clients helped motivate her to study psychology and build her skills in therapy and group training.

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