Mariana Ricci is a Psychologist with a unique approach that reflects her unique training path: With a deep interest in Psychodynamic Therapies, Mariana took a three-year post-graduate course in Psychoanalysis. In addition, during her years in the USA, Mariana trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA).
Mariana Ricci is a Psychologist with over 10 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults, including five years within a public hospital setting, working with patients across the lifespan, and with a wide variety of difficulties. Mariana moved into Private Practice to better meet the needs of her clients.
A parent herself, she successfully applies an eclectic approach in her work with children and families. Mariana offers a range of evidence based therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) in addition to her psycho-dynamic framework.
She brings an eclectic, compassionate and caring approach, adopting a unique combined and complementary approach, using all her knowledge to provide the best treatments to reach each of her client’s individual needs. Mariana works with clients presenting a wide range of psychological issues, including:
- developing self-awareness and self-growth,
- anxiety, shyness and social anxiety
- panic disorder
- depression, low mood
- relationship issues,
- personality disorders,
- workplace stress
- separation anxiety
- exam or HSC stress
- bipolar disorders,
- trauma, and
- grief and loss.
Mariana is bilingual and can provide therapy in either English or Spanish.
Like the rest of the Mindworx Psychology team, Mariana is passionate about Psychology and she strongly believes that psychological health is as important as physical health. She acknowledges that psychological injuries can impact our lives substantially and should not be ignored, as there are proven techniques we can use to improve our wellbeing and relationships, leading to a happier life.
Mariana sees clients by appointment on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Mariana sees clients by appointment via telehealth and (at her discretion during the pandemic), face to face as an essential service at the Practice in Baulkham Hills, NSW.
Mariana has completed the Australian Governments Covid-19 infection control training and employs strict hygiene and physical distancing measures for face-to-face work.
Local clients are welcome to book a telehealth appointment during Covid-19 physical distancing, or to arrange a face-to-face appointment if this is clinically indicated and you are symptom free.