Lisa Barahona is the principal consulting psychologist at About Therapy Camden.
With over 20 years experience as a psychologist and therapist, she has worked with various client groups such as families, children and adolescents, men and family relationships, young offenders and those addicted to alcohol and other drugs. Her professional training in Psychology has focussed upon relationships, social science, child and adolescent developmental psychopathology and psychoanalytic studies. As part of her professional development she has undertaken specialist training in a range of areas including couples and family systems therapy, clinical supervision, psychoanalytic psychotherapy and art therapy.
Lisa has a particular interest in working with couples around the areas of marriage, intimacy and family relationships, with women around motherhood and family realtionships, and with the clinical presentations of depression, anxiety and trauma.
Lisa is an accredited supervisor of intern psychologists with the Australian Health Practitioners Registration Board, and is registered as a provider with Medicare Australia.
Lisa adheres to the code of professional conduct of the Australian Psychological Society. For more information about her professional experience please click here.
Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology & sub-major in Criminology)
University of Western Sydney – 1994
Master of Arts Psychology (Developmental Psychopathology)
University of Western Sydney, Macarthur – 1995
Master of Arts (Psychoanalytic Studies)
Deakin University – 2008
Clinical & Professional Training
NSW Psychologists Registration Board Accredited Supervisor 2008
Certificate IV Workplace Assessment and Training – 2002 Family Therapy Module 202 (Diploma Individual, Couple and Family Therapy, College of Counsellor Education, Unifam) – 2001 Couple Therapy Module 101 (Diploma of Individual, Couple and Family Therapy, College of Counsellor Education, Unifam) – 2000 Clinical Supervision Training course – College of Counsellor Education, Unifam – 2001 Clinical Art Therapy – unit of Graduate Certificate in Behavioural Health Science, University of Sydney – 1996 Prepare/ Enrich Training
Professional Registration & Memberships
Full Registration with as a Psychologist with AHPRA. Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society, Member of the Division of Independent Practising Psychologists ,Member of the APS Interest Group on psychoanalytically oriented psychology.