Dominika Ludvik

 

Dominika Ludvik | Psychologist

BPsych (PGDip.), MPsych (Clin.), MAPS

Dominika is a registered psychologist. She holds a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and is currently completing her PhD. Dominika is experienced in providing individual and couples-based psychological interventions to clients with mental health difficulties across a range of settings, including private practice, hospitals, and outpatient services. She has been helping clients of all ages and from different backgrounds.

Areas of specialisation

Dominika has worked extensively with clients suffering from anxiety, especially social anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder, in addition to complex trauma and relationship issues. She also assist clients to overcome depression, better manage stress, and eliminate drug and alcohol misuse. Part of her work includes behavioural, cognitive, and educational assessments and writing reports requested by schools and other health professionals.

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Trauma
  • Phobias
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Substance use
  • Work-related stress
  • Grief and loss
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Adult ADHD
  • Eating disorders

Therapeutic Approaches

Dominika is passionate about helping clients to effectively cope with psychosocial difficulties and building their resilience in a caring and supportive therapeutic environment. She is trained in a variety of evidence-based psychotherapies and works with her clients to find the approach that best matches their individual needs and preferences.

  • Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy
  • Dialectical-Behaviour Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Gottman Relationship Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic Therapy

Background Information

Dominika has also worked as a researcher and lecturer at Griffith University and frequently presents at Psychology conferences and workshops. Her research focuses on innovative behavioural and cognitive interventions in the treatment of anxiety disorders and in particular, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). She is also a published author in anxiety and OCD research and serves as a committee member on the Gold Coast branch of Australian Psychological Society (APS).