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Adelaide Psychologist Daniela Brkic at The Calming Suite Psychology

Meet Daniela Brkic

Psychologist

“What I believe in as a Psychologist.”

A holistic approach in empowering individuals to overcome challenges, grow and improve their mental well-being

Daniela's Qualifications

  • Masters of
    Professional Psychology
  • Graduate
    Diploma in Psychology (Advanced)
  • Bachelor of
    Psychological Studies
  • Bachelor of
    Medical Science

Fun Facts About Daniela

  • Favourite Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, basketball, acting & shopping
  • Favourite TV shows: Bridgerton + House
  • Favourite Food: all fruits!! + ice-cream
  • Favourite Downtime/Self-care: Walks on the beach or visiting the countryside
  • Favourite Travel Destinations: South America + love driving around and exploring Australia

Daniela Specialises in

“I have had the privilege of working with diverse age groups, ethnicities, and diagnoses, including anxiety, trauma, ASD, and BPD. My background includes experience as a youth mentor, supporting young adults in overcoming various life challenges. I also have conducted ASD, educational, and memory assessments across a broad age range, which is an aspect of my work that I have thoroughly enjoyed ~ Daniela”

  • Anxiety related Disoders
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders (Mild to Moderate)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Complex PTSD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • School Issues (e.g., Bulling, Friendship Issues/Conflict)
  • Academic Stress and Pressure
  • Body Image and Social Media Influence

Daniela's Therapeutic Approach

As a psychologist, I am to build a safe, warm and empathetic space where my clients feel safe to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. I believe in the importance of both mind and body so my therapy style integrates a range of therapies, drawing from various holistic approaches such as cognitive-behavioural, psychodynamic, and humanistic therapies, tailored to meet the unique needs of each of my clients.

I aim for my clients to feel understood, supported, and empowered during our work together. I want them to understand their patterns of thinking and behaviours, develop strategies that work for them, and create meaningful change and personal growth. Ultimately, I hope that clients leave therapy feeling more confident, resilient, and better equipped to navigate through life.