Angie Soumilas is a registered Psychologist at Aruna Psychology. Angie has completed an Undergraduate Bachelor Degree in Psychology, Graduate Diploma in Counselling, Graduate Diploma in Psychology and Master of Professional Psychology. She has a wide range of work experience including research, and counselling in both private and public settings.
Angie practices using a wide range of evidence based treatments, tailoring support to the needs of her clients. Her therapeutic approaches include; Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT). Angie uses a strengths based and humanistic approach to provide a safe, warm and gentle environment, thereby allowing clients to explore their presenting issues in a comfortable and relaxed setting. Angie believes that a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship is imperative to any positive client change.
Angie is specialised in the treatment of a wide range of mental health issues and has significant experience working with young people ages 12-25 at Headspace (National Youth Mental Health Organisation), as well as addictive disorders across all ages at Turning Point Drug and Alcohol Centre. Angie also enjoys working with people across the lifespan, ranging from early childhood through to late adulthood. Angie has particular interest in working with individuals experiencing depression, stress and anxiety, grief and loss, alcohol and other drug issues, problem gambling, body image dissatisfaction and eating disorders, trauma, and relationship difficulties.