Fran Lukin

Psychologist | Youthrive, Everton Hills

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Biography

Fran Lukin is a qualified psychologist who boasts a Bachelor of Psychological Science and a Masters of Professional Psychology. She is a practicing member of the Australia Psychological Society (APS).

Fran has additional qualifications in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Lifeline Crisis Support, Applied Suicide Intervention and Skills (ASIST) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.

Fran is also experienced and passionate about psychometric and psychoeducational assessments. Often when completing a formal diagnostic assessments families can feel like they are at their wit’s end. Being able to provide information to assist in their understanding of their child and their needs whilst building hope for the future to support their child is an area of interest for me.

She has a special interest in working with a wide variety of presenting problems, including depression/low mood, anxiety, suicidality, self harm, social skills deficits, adjustment difficulties, trauma, domestic violence, grief and loss, sexualized behaviors, protective behaviour skill building

“I became a psychologist to empower and equip others with the skills to understand and express their emotions and needs effectively and to help others to better understand themselves and to grow their relationships with themselves and those close to them”

“I am most passionate about building and maintaining therapeutic relationships with children and their families, breaking down the barriers to future helpseeking by providing a positive experience of the counselling process and providing evidence-based treatment to work towards parent and child/adolescent treatment goals. “