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Marita Mercer - Psychologist

Marita Mercer - Werribee

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Social Science, Honours (Family Studies) 
  • Master of Psychology (Child and Family)
  • Member of Australian Psychological Society
  • Psychology Board of Australia, Approved Supervisor
  • Working With Children Check

Areas of Interest

Children from 5 years and up; developmental issues, parental separation, Learning difficulties and school issues, bullying

Parenting Difficulties

Adolescence

Gender Issues and Transition

Transgender Children, adolescents and their families

Post Natal Depression and Perinatal grief

Complex Trauma

Complicated Grief

Depression

Anxiety (Generalised Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Social Phobia)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Marita has a client entered approach and tailors her therapy to suit the individual need of the client.  Marita has had a diverse range of experiences working in schools with children and adolescents, Community Health and various welfare agencies. Marita uses a range of psychological approaches such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Art therapy and Play therapy with children, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, and Mindfulness.

Days available: Monday and Tuesday (Werribee)