Francisco is highly experienced English and Spanish speaking Senior Clinical Psychologist based in the Brisbane CBD. He is passionate about helping individuals, couples and families and is available for after work (5pm and 6pm) appointments.
A warm and gentle psychologist, Francisco offers an empathetic and nonjudgmental environment where his clients feel safe when revealing feelings or actions that have led to stress, sadness, shame or tension in their lives.
Francisco works with children, adolescents and adults of all ages and backgrounds who present with a variety of situations. Francisco has worked in private and public health services in South Australia, New South Wales and overseas for over 15 years.
Francisco supports teens and adults who are suffering from:
- general anxiety, panic or panic attacks
- bullying or stress (at home, at school, in the workplace)
- self harm
- emotional trauma
- physical or sexual abuse
- borderline personality disorders
- suicide prevention
- grief and loss
- anger management concerns (individuals, couples).
He also counsels parents and families through:
- attachment and parenting issues
- school performance concerns
- marriage counselling
- family and couples communications
- substance abuse or addictions
- eating disorders.
He is passionate about assisting people to have a better understanding of their emotional difficulties. Helping his clients to understand and comprehend their emotional and behavioural conflicts allows them to change and improve their quality of life in different areas: personal, family, work and social.
Francisco has been trained to apply different psychological techniques such as Psychodynamic Theory, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Attachment Theory and Interpersonal Therapy which he adapts to clients’ needs. This has permitted Francisco to have a better approach and understanding of clients’ difficulties in an eclectic way; seeing them as a Bio-Psycho-Social human being.
Individuals and Couples Counselling with Francisco is available both in English and Spanish.