Brittany Safonoff

BScPsych (Hons), MPsychClin

Brittany (she/her) is a Clinical Psychology Registrar holding qualifications in a Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons Class I) from the University of Queensland, and a Master of Clinical Psychology from the University of Southern Queensland.

Brittany has experience working across the lifespan and works with children, adolescents and adults. She has worked in a variety of mental health settings including within the public hospital system, community organisations and within private practice.

Brittany believes that the relationship that you foster with your psychologist is a crucial part of therapy and the healing process. She understands how daunting it can be to see a therapist for the first time, or to retell your story to a new person. Brittany utilises a friendly, warm and compassionate approach to help you to feel comfortable, and takes the time necessary to get to know you and understand your life experiences. She believes that it is privilege to work alongside you to help you achieve your goals.

Areas of Interest:

  • Mood disorders including depression
  • Interpersonal/relationship issues
  • Anxiety and stress disorders
  • Perfectionism
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Sexual assault and abuse counselling
  • Working with individuals that have experienced domestic and/or family violence
  • Complex trauma
  • Suicidal thoughts and self-harm
  • Self-esteem issues

Brittany utilises a range of evidence-based interventions including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

When Brittany is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her partner, friends and family. She loves to go out for meals, spend time in nature, and travel when she can.

 

Please note: Online booking available only for existing clients. For new client bookings, please phone 07 3076 2238