Lucianne Grixti

Lucianne is a psychologist and psychodynamic psychotherapist.  Her professional experience extends over ten years and has included working within community and educational settings as well as in private practice.

Lucianne is committed to working in a meaningful way, going beyond the provision of management strategies and focusing on working through underlying difficulties.  This psychodynamic approach provides opportunity for optimum growth and development, real connection with oneself and others, and engagement with the wider world.

Lucianne works with:

  • Pre-school and school aged children
  • Adolescents
  • Parents
  • Adults

As well as ensuring that she meets professional requirements for registration, Lucianne is committed to her own ongoing development by participating in regular clinical supervision, peer supervision, post-graduate tertiary education and other professional development opportunities.

Qualifications and Training

  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology
  • Foundation Course in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Victorian Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Foundation & Advanced Studies in Child & Family Development, Centre for Child and Family Development
  • Master in Child Psychotherapy – Candidate


Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Attachment-based Therapy, Person-Centred Therapy and Play Therapy.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Member, Australian Association of Psychologists Inc.

Associate Member, Australian Psychological Society

Member, Australian Association for Infant Mental Health

Member, Psychoanalytically Oriented Psychology Interest Group