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About Insightful Living Co.

Insightful Living Co. is a team of experienced Melbourne-based psychologists with a broad range of therapeutic approaches.

Meet Our Team of Experienced Psychologists
Anita Missiha

About Anita Missiha

Principal Psychologist
Anita Missiha is a registered psychologist and member of Australian Psychological Society (APS), providing individual counselling to adults and young people. Anita uses an integrative person-centered approach, combining Emotion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution-Focused Therapy, in addition to Mindfulness and Relaxation and providing psycho-education.

Anita enjoys working with clients helping them to develop strategies to cope more effectively with a wide range of personal problems, relationship difficulties and work-related concerns. Anita has special interests in eating & dieting concerns, anxiety and depression, Adult ADHD, along with managing the stressful demands of life as working parents. Using a respectful collaborative approach, Anita assists her clients to better understand themselves and to function at their full potential.

Anita began her career as a psychologist after working in the corporate sector in the Training & Development field assisting employees develop their technical and management skills and assisting organisations develop their workforce.

Anita holds a Masters in Counselling Psychology, Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology, Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology), Bachelor of Education (Secondary) in addition to a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and accreditation for the use of DISC, Workplace Motivators and Emotional Intelligence psychometric tools. Anita is also a registered practitioner with ACFED (Australian Centre for Eating Disorders).

LOCATIONS
Mitcham, Murrumbeena and Noble Park

Anita Missiha

About Lara Faga

Principal Psychologist
Lara Faga is a registered psychologist and an active member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Lara provides individual counselling to teenagers and adults, as well as couples and group therapy. Lara has a humanistic and holistic approach, with a deep understanding and appreciation that each individual, and the way they experience the world, is unique.

Lara draws upon her natural empathic and compassionate nature, combined with her knowledge and skills in evidence-based practices, to help guide her clients through the empowering and healing process of therapy.

Lara holds a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology, an Honours degree in Applied Science (Psychology), Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology), in addition to an Advanced Diploma in Counselling, Certificate IV in Fitness, and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

LOCATIONS
Bundoora, Reservoir, Thornbury

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