Biography – Ivana Bacovic

Ivana completed her Masters through Charles Darwin university and the body of research she has undertaken involved examination of substance use and addictive behaviours.  She is approachable, passionate and committed to building strong therapeutic relationships with a client-centred, humanistic and strengths based approach. Her style is warm, respectful and collaborative and she enjoys working with clients across the lifespan. Ivana utilises an integrative approach to therapy which acknowledges the individual needs of clients.  She uses various therapeutic approaches to inform treatment including ACT, CBT and Compassion Focussed Therapy. Ivana places emphasis on working collaboratively with family members or caregivers, general practitioners, allied health professionals and schools to gain a holistic understanding of the client to inform her treatment methods.