Thrive Psychology

Sebastian Barbero

Bachelor of Psychology, Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sebastian completed a Bachelor of Psychology degree at the Argentinian Catholic University. In 2012, he moved to Adelaide to study a Master of Psychology (Clinical) at Flinders University. In 2021, Sebastian joined the Thrive Psychology team in Griffith where he works as a Registered Psychologist. He is also currently undergoing the Psychology Board of Australia Clinical Psychology Registrar program in order to become a registered Clinical Psychologist.

Back in Argentina, Sebastian became trained mainly in Psychodynamic therapies, as well as Logotherapy and Attachment theory. While in Australia, Sebastian was exposed to another whole range of psychotherapeutic models, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Mindfulness.

Sebastian’s wide experience comes from working in a variety of settings, both in the public and private sectors. He is particularly interested in working with adolescents and adults who are experiencing a range of mental health issues including anxiety disorders, mood disorders, stress, drug and alcohol dependency, anger management, grief and loss, interpersonal difficulties, family issues, and trauma.

It is also worth noting that Sebastian is both fluent in English and Spanish, and can also communicate with ease in Italian and Portuguese.

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