Dr Chris Coleiro is a clinical psychologist in Melbourne who has experience in treating a wide range of mental health issues including:
Chris is a co-director of Cova Psychology, and in addition to treating clients, he also provides supervision to psychologists and psychologist registrars. Prior to going into private practice, Chris worked for over 10 years in the public and private mental health sectors, where he predominantly treated the impact of psychological trauma. His passion for work in this area led to his involvement in setting up a number of private outpatient programs for the treatment of post-traumatic stress. These programs provided treatment for both childhood and adult psychological trauma, as well as treatment for psychological trauma experienced by emergency services workers.
In his work with clients, Chris takes a holistic, collaborative, and person-centred approach. His interpersonal style balances warm and gentle with authentic and direct. He predominantly practices evidence-based therapies including: