Originally trained in Croatia at both a undergraduate and post graduate level, Iva has held Psychologist roles in Croatia, Malta and worked on voluntary projects in Lithuania and Tunisia. She is a Behavioural specialist and trained in Integrative Gestalt therapy, also experienced with CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Parent-Child Interactional Therapy (PCIT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA).
Iva loves working with children and teens and especially enjoys helping young people transition through grief & loss, anxiety, depression and enjoys working with young people across the age range including those on the Autistic Spectrum and with ADHD.
Certificate of Gestalt Therapy, Zagreb, Croatia
Master of Psychology: University of Rijeka, Croatia & University of Warsaw, Poland
Bachelor of Science (Psychology), University of Rijeka, Croatia
Memberships to Professional Colleges/Boards:
New Zealand Psychologists Registration Board (Clinical Scope)