COVID-19 information for our clients. Please note we remain working full time in face-to-face appointments at our Mornington office. As always, we continue to disinfect every surface before and after every appointment. We also have an Air Purifying device constantly cleaning the air within our office. Psychology appointments are considered an essential health service, so during this emergency please be reassured we will continue to make bookings for assessments and therapy appointments. Kind regards, Dimitra Arthur

Professional Background

Dimitra Arthur - Principal Psychologist
Bachelor of Economics (Honours)
Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance & Investment
Master of Business (Banking & Finance)
Graduate Diploma of Psychological Studies
Post-Graduate Diploma of Psychology
Master of Psychology (Educational & Developmental)
Member of Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)

Dimitra Arthur is a Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PSY0001128052), and is a full Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS). She is included on the official Australian Psychological Society list as an Identified Practitioner for the treatment of Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. She is recognised by Autism Victoria as being a specialised practitioner in the assessment and diagnosis of Austism Spectrum Disorder. She is also recognised by the Asperger Syndrome Support Network of Victoria in their list of recommended practitioners for children with Asperger's Syndrome.

Dimitra Arthur works with children, adolescents, young adults and families in both educational and community settings. She has a Master of Psychology (Educational & Developmental) and specialises in the assessment of children for various disorders and learning disabilities. She also works closely with speech therapists and occupational therapists to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to assessments and interventions for children with various disorders.

Dimitra’s professional and caring approach focuses on positive therapeutic techniques to explore an individual’s unique cognitive, emotional and social experience. She provides a supportive environment to create a path for positive change that can be integrated into everyday life, enhancing health, happiness and wellbeing for the individual and family.

Dimitra has a well-developed understanding of the complexities of a broad range of psychological disorders and therapeutic interventions. Her prior experience and knowledge has provided a solid foundation for her to build psychological frameworks in relation to children and family issues.

Dimitra’s work applies to the standards and ethical guidelines of the Psychologists Registration Board of Australia and the Australian Psychological Society. She has a current “Working with children” registration from the Victorian Government.

Peita Andoniou - Psychologist
Bachelor of Science
Post-Graduate Diploma of Psychology
Master of Psychology (Child & Family)
Member of Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)

Peita Andoniou is a Registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia (PSY0001128100). She has completed a Master of Psychology (Child and Family) and has a current “Working with Children” registration from the Victorian Government.

Peita has experience working with children, adolescents, parents, and families within a range of settings; including community, education, and clinical. Peita also specialises in educational assessments of children for various learning difficulties. Peita’s experience has provided her with the knowledge, techniques, and passion to strengthen family dynamics, allowing for optimal wellbeing for its members.

The main frameworks that Peita bases her practice on include Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Peita is particularly passionate about tailoring techniques to match client age and personality. Peita strives to engage each client positively to allow for optimal motivation for change. Peita is also very passionate about involving parents in the work that she does with young people. She provides parents with feedback sessions, offering specific parenting strategies, which aim to support the development of emotional and social resiliency outside of therapy.

Nicholas Arthur - Practice Manager
Bachelor of Arts
Diploma of Financial Advising
Diploma of Financial Services
Graduate Diploma of Human Nutrition
Master of Human Nutrition

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