Irini has a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) from the University of Western Sydney and a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Sydney. She is registered as a psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency and is a registered Medicare Provider.
Irini works with adults and adolescents and has experience working in the community and inpatient settings. She is fluent in Greek and has experience working within a multicultural perspective. She began her career 26 years ago within the area of Mental Health, initially developing and running education groups for Greek speaking families with a member experiencing Schizophrenia. She later worked with adults who were diagnosed with a mental health condition, assisting them to re-enter and maintain open employment. She has also worked with adolescents and young adults who have experienced and/or were at risk of experiencing psychosis. As well as mental health and psychiatric conditions Irini has experience in the treatment of a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, self esteem, suicide, grief and loss, post traumatic stress, relationships and more.
Irini is a warm, attentive and empathetic psychologist who employs a highly client-centred, ethical, non-judgmental and holistic approach to therapy. “There is nothing we cannot talk about”. Irini's preferred therapeutic approaches are broad, eclectic and tailored to the individual client needs. Some of these approaches include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Existential Therapy, Psychodynamic approaches, Schema Therapy, Dialectical Therapy and Mindfulness Therapies.
Beyond her work Irini enjoys spending time with her family and her dog, reading on a wide range of subjects, nature and the outdoors, culture and travelling.
Mrs Irini El-Mohamad
Registered Psychologist, MAPS
The Lighthouse Psychology Practice
Moorebank: (02) 8798 7082
Campbelltown: (02) 4626 5878
Campbelltown: (02) 4606 3824