Clinical Psychologist Registrar
Bachelor of Psychology, First Class Honours, Master of Clinical Psychology
Mondays: 9:00am - 6:00pm (Alexandria)
Wednesdays: 8:00am - 6:00pm (Alexandria)
- Addictions and Substance Use
- Coping with Medical and Health Issues
- Coping with Cancer
- Anger Management
- Anxiety Disorders
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Behaviour and Conduct Problems in Children
- Bipolar Disorder
- Childhood Trauma / Abuse
- Depression and Low Mood
- Difficult Life Transitions
- Eating Disorders
- Emotion Dysregulation
- Excessive Worry and Rumination
- Health Anxiety
- Intellectual Disabilities
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Pain Management
- Panic Attacks
- Personality Disorders
- Phobias and Fears
- Relationship Issues
- Self-Esteem Issues
- Social and Performance Anxiety
- Somatic Symptom Disorder
- Stress and Burnout
- Tic Disorders
- Trauma and PTSD
- Weight / Body Image Concerns
- Workplace Issues / Bullying
Anastasia adopts an empathic and compassionate approach in working with children, adolescents, families and adults to address mental health concerns and improve well-being. Anastasia is passionate about working collaboratively with all clients to individually tailor treatment plans based upon evidence-based interventions.
Anastasia holds a Bachelor of Psychology degree with First Class Honours from the University of Sydney, and a Master of Clinical Psychology degree from the University of Technology Sydney. Additionally, Anastasia has also trained as and holds qualifications as a professional concert pianist.
Anastasia is particularly passionate about working with adults with chronic mood disorders, interpersonal difficulties, emotional dysregulation, trauma and personality issues. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospital inpatient and outpatient units, community mental health services and in private practice, and underwent her training in the Psychological Medicine Unit at Westmead Children’s Hospital and at Concord Hospital.
Anastasia combines a strong interest and background in research into her clinical work. She is currently completing her PhD in the area of mental health treatments for children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities. Her PhD work has involved the development of an online treatment program called Unstoppable Me!, adapted from a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) framework. In addition, Anastasia has published research and worked on projects relating to problem gambling, obesity and stroke, and has won numerous awards for her research.
In addition to her work at myLife, Anastasia currently works at St John of God Hospital Burwood running group therapy programs including anxiety and depression programs and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy group treatments.
Anastasia sees adults, adolescents and children at our Alexandria consultation rooms.
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Mindfulness-based approaches
Anastasia has a keen interest in developing specialist skills in Schema Therapy and she is currently completing the accredited Schema Therapy Training program with the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST).
Membership & Registrations
Membership & Registrations
- Registration to provide psychology services with Medicare
- Full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (PSY0001892017)
- Member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association
- Member of the Association of Contextual Behavioural Sciences
- Member of the Australian Psychological Society
- Member of the Anxiety Practitioners Network
- Hronis, A., Roberts, L., & Kneebone, I. I. (2017). A review of cognitive impairments in children with intellectual disabilities: Implications for cognitive behaviour therapy. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 56(2), 189-207.
- Hing, N., Russell, A., & Hronis, A (2017). What Behaviours and Cognitions Support Responsible Consumption of Gambling? Results from an Expert Survey. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. DOI: 10.1007/s11469-017-9793-4
- Hing, N., Russell, A., & Hronis, A. (2016). Behavioural indicators of responsible gambling consumption. Melbourne: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.