Welcome to Symboluk Therapy Sydney
Dr. Amanda Symboluk is a sought-after, experienced Clinical Psychologist currently practicing in the Sydney CBD.
Amanda offers a warm, supportive and compassionate environment to her clients. She is a perceptive and friendly therapist who always effectively addresses each client’s unique needs.
Dr. Symboluk has worked with couples, children, families and individuals providing therapy in a variety of Specialty Areas including:
Amanda has excellent skills in working with clients with histories of trauma, such as physical, emotional and sexual trauma.
She has had several years of practice using:
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Schema Therapy,
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- and Mindfulness techniques with individuals who have suffered from symptoms related to anxiety and depression, grief and loss after a traumatic event
Amanda possesses significant skills and expertise in treating a wide range of anxiety related issues such as:
- social anxiety
- generalized anxiety
- panic attacks
- fear of public speaking
- health anxiety
- performance anxiety
- specific phobias
- and excessive worry
Amanda is very experienced treating patients with eating disorders including:
- binge eating
- bulimia and anorexia nervosa
She has also helped countless people break patterns of emotional eating and yo-yo dieting.
In the area of relationship issues, Amanda has extensive expertise in helping individuals, couples and families to resolve concerns related to conflict resolution, communication difficulties, and issues related to sexual anxiety and performance, separation, infidelity, and divorce.
Children and Adolescents
Amanda has extensive clinical experience working with children and adolescents, and treats childhood difficulties such as:
- attachment disorder
- learning and developmental disabilities
Amanda also provides treatment for common family issues such as parenting difficulties, mood difficulties, academic problems, peer interactions, bullying and childhood depression, anxiety and abuse.
Common causes of stress include a traumatic event, relationship problems, workplace bullying and other problems at work, unemployment or retrenchment, disability or illness, relocation or renovation, and other unexpected life challenges.
Amanda helps people effectively manage stress and its symptoms, which can include anxiety, anger, irritability, procrastination, moodiness, emotional outbursts, self-esteem issues, avoidance of other people, and physical symptoms such as headaches, indigestion, backaches, neck and shoulder pain, stomach upsets, diarrhoea, eating problems, smoking etc.