Eleni Kalimnios | Psychologist (Clinical Registrar)
BPsych(Hons), GradDipCouns, MPsych(Clin)
Eleni is a registered General Psychologist. She provides individual psychological interventions to clients with complex needs and presentations, with experience working in private practice, inpatient and outpatient hospital settings, and government funded organisations. Eleni has experience working with a variety of individuals of various ages, backgrounds, and presenting concerns.
Eleni’s clinical practice encompasses a compassionate, wholistic and client-centred approach that is designed to meet the individual needs of each client. Her therapeutic approach aims to empower individuals with the ability to live a meaningful and value-driven life. Eleni feels privileged to be a part of her client’s journeys and enjoys walking alongside them as they navigate life’s challenges.
Areas of Practice
Eleni’s areas of practice include various mental health presentations, including anxiety and other mood disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, trauma, and athletic and work performance. Eleni also has a special interest and experience in working with individuals with a cancer diagnosis, terminal illness, and chronic pain, and their unique challenges.
- Depression and other mood disorders
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Trauma, complex trauma, and PTSD
- Athletes and sporting/work performance
- Patients diagnosed with cancer and chronic/terminal illness
- Grief and loss
Eleni is specifically skilled in working with people to resolve their internal conflict, understanding patterns of thinking and underlying beliefs, and better understanding the function behind their behaviours so that they can lead a more authentic and fulfilling life.
Eleni utilises a client-centred and individualised approach to the therapeutic process to ensure that the individual needs of each unique client are met. Eleni draws from an array of therapeutic modalities including:
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Schema Therapy
- Internal Family Systems Therapy
- Compassion and Mindfulness-Based Therapy
- Psychodynamic Therapy
- Attachment-Based Therapy
Eleni is well-versed in working with individual’s, couples, and groups, and has experience and competency in delivering psychological diagnostic and cognitive assessment.
In her free time Eleni enjoys moving her body through walking her dog, swimming in the ocean, and doing pilates on the deck in the morning. She is generally seen with a coffee in her hand, loves a good book, and enjoys a peanut-butter-heavy Acai Bowl.