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Dr Maureen Pianta

Qualifications and Professional Memberships
  • M.A. (Counselling Psychology)
  • Grad. Dip. Applied Child Psych.
  • Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Australian Society of Hypnosis
  • DPsych (Counselling Psychology)
Therapist Type
  • Clinical Psychologist
Registered for Medicare?
Contact Details
Consulting Address
Location 1
6 Melville Road
Pascoe Vale South VIC 3044
Location 2
318 Ascot Vale Road
Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Location 3
25 Woodland Street
Essendon VIC 3040
Consulting Details
Areas of Speciality
  • Generalised Anxiety
  • Panic Disorder
  • Social Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Depression
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress and Coping
  • Grief and Loss
  • Agoraphobia
  • Pain Management
  • Chronic Illness
  • Post-natal Depression
  • Smoking cessation
Treatment For
  • Adults
  • Adolescents
Languages other than English No
Hours/Consulting Times
Fee Details
Treatment Details
Therapeutic Techniques Used
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Hypnotherapy (hypnosis)
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
  • Visualisation techniques
  • Counselling
Outline of Treatment approach
A variety of techniques within a cognitive-behavioural framework are used to treat anxiety and depression. In addition, visualisation and relaxation techniques (such as hypnotherapy) are used where appropriate.

Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) are taught to clients to reduce levels of anxiety and/or pain. EFT involves tapping on meridian points on the face and upper body.
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