BPsych(Hons) M.ClinPsych MAPS
Marija is a Clinical Psychologist who has a passion for supporting children, adolescents, and their families. Marija believes in working collaboratively with children and adolescents, their families and involved agencies to ensure that the assessment process is a positive and neurodivergence-affirming experience.
Marija has a background in providing comprehensive diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum, AD/HD, developmental delay, intellectual disability, specific learning disorders (e.g. dyslexia), emotional dysregulation, anxiety and mood disorders. Marija is trained in and is proficient in administering and interpreting a range of assessment tools across the lifespan. Marija is experienced in the use of the Wechsler scales (WPPSI-IV, WISC-V, WAIS-IV, WIAT-III), Differential Ability Scales (DAS-2), Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) and Griffiths Scales of Child Development (Griffiths III).
Marija has worked across public and private settings and has a strong interest in promoting neurodivergence-affirming practices for young people and their families within the healthcare system.
Marija completed her undergraduate training at the University of Wollongong and obtained her postgraduate qualifications at the Western Sydney University. She is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist with AHPRA and an approved supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia.