Dr Cristina Wulfhorst is a registered Psychologist with Psychology Board of Australia and a Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). In addition to her Honours Degree in Psychology, she holds a PhD from the University of Western Sydney (Australia) and a postgrad diploma on Intercultural Communication.
She has worked as a Psychologist in private, academic and corporate settings. She has over ten years of experience in providing a variety of evidence-based techniques and therapeutic approaches such as CBT and Psychodynamic therapy. Her concern is to meet the specific needs and circumstances of each client, particularly adults, teenagers and couples. This includes areas such as anxiety, depression, stress, life transitions, problem related to alcohol and drugs, grief, trauma, relationship difficulties, and self-esteem/confidence issues. Given her academic background and experience in clinical practice, she has a special interest in intermarriage counseling and marital preparation. Her approach to support counseling is caring and empathic.
In addition to working in private practice, Cristina is also a lecturer and researcher. She teaches several psychology units (postgraduate and masters levels) at Australian College of Applied Psychology and University of Sydney. In the corporative setting, Cristina has worked as a cultural consultant in several countries focusing on expatriates stages of adaptation. Her PhD thesis was on expatriates’ strategies of integration in Australia, and she particularly looked into intermarriages and conflict resolution styles during adaptation.
As an academic, Cristina has presented several papers in international conferences and published several book chapters and peer-reviewed papers in renowned journals. Cristina speaks English, German, Portuguese and Spanish. She works from our Randwick office.