Marika Cock

Marika is a Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist (BSW (AASW), Grad Dip CYFMH, Grad Dip FT and CCPT).

Marika provides psychological services to people of all ages with presenting difficulties, not limited to depression, anxiety, grief, PTSD, parenting and   relationship difficulties. Decisions about appropriate and effective therapeutic procedures are based on her experienced clinical judgment and evidenced based   therapeutic modalities. Marika’s favoured therapeutic approaches include Acceptance and Commitment Theory, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Eye Movement   Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Family Systems Therapy.

As a trained Family Therapist Marika values facilitating families or couples to strengthen their interactional patterns and behaviours to enhance understanding and connectedness.

As a Play Therapist Marika works with children (age 2-10). She strives to work holistically to include their parents and family in the healing process and is a strong advocate for child/parent (Filial) Therapy to improve the quality of attachment. Marika works with children impacted by life events such as parental separation/divorce, peer/social issues, bullying, anxiety, mood and anger related issues and grief and loss that can lead to a wide range of emotional, developmental and behavioural difficulties.

Marika is eligible for Medicare rebates and works Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and by request Saturdays.