Luciana has a Bachelor Degree (Honours) in Psychology. She is pos graduated in Analytical Psychology and in Psycho-oncology, and holds a Master’s degree in Science (palliative care and psycho-oncology). Luciana is registered as a psychologist in Australia (AHPRA) and a full Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).
The psychologist has extensive experience in individual therapy with adults, mainly focused at emotional difficulties related to situations of loss and grief. Luciana also sees individuals and their families suffering from the psychological impact of chronic illnesses such as: cancer, psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Luciana has experience as a supervisor, and has worked as a university lecturer and mentor of post-graduation students in Psycho-oncology.
Luciana is co-author of the book “Discussing Psycho-oncology” (Costa, Nakamoto & Zeni, Lemar, 2009). She has written several papers and presented at many conferences internationally. Luciana is an understanding and supportive therapist who works from our Mona Vale office.