Elena (she/her) is a warm and collaborative clinical psychologist. She works across the lifespan and has experience with a wide range of presentations in a variety of settings including private practice, research and higher education.
Elena is particularly passionate about working with neurodiverse and LGBTQIA+ individuals and has a special interest in supporting people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). She provides assessments of cognitive ability, Specific Learning Disorders and ADHD.
Elena completed her undergraduate psychology studies at the University of Sydney and has a Master of Clinical Psychology from the University of Technology, Sydney. She is trained in a number ofevidence based therapies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).
Dr James Morandini is the clinic director, and provides a rangepsychological services to children, adolescents, and adults. Heprovides specialist assessment, diagnosis, and management ofchildhood and adolescent gender dysphoria. He also providesassessment and diagnosis for gender dysphoria in adults and canprovide WPATH medical letters where appropriate. James also has afocus on matters of sexual orientation, including overcoming shame,relationship difficulties, and exploring identity confusion. Morebroadly James utilises CBT, DBT, and Schema Therapy in treatingmood and anxiety issues, as well as personality disorders.