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 and Young Adults
  • Parents
  • Adults

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

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.


Therapeutic Modalities

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

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Registered Psychologist. Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Member, Australian Association of Psychologists Inc.
  • Associate Member, Australian Psychological Society
  • Member, Australian Association for Infant Mental Health
  • Member, Psychoanalytically Oriented Psychology Interest Group