Dragos is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist with almost 20 years of experience working in both public and private mental health sector. He has gained experience in working cross-culturally in a wide range of mental health and relationship issues, as well as, in assisting his clients to reach their innate potential and enable personal growth, improved wellbeing and to live a meaningful life. Dragos has been trained internationally in psychological treatments across the spectrum, from insight-oriented therapies and humanistic-existential approaches to cognitive-behavioural, solution-focused, and systemic based psychotherapies. His psychotherapeutic style is integrative in nature, underpinned by strong humanistic values and adopting a client centred approach with emphasis on tailoring the psychotherapeutic techniques to best meet client’s needs and goals. While the treatment is clinically and culturally informed, the focus remains on strengths, personal and systems resources while being adjusted to client’s unique journey and rhythm. Dragos uses an evidence based therapeutic framework and places great importance on the therapeutic alliance by creating a safe psychological space, building trust, and empowering clients to engage in their own recovery and self (re)discovery. Dragos is an AHPRA clinically endorsed psychologist supervisor and has been involved in delivering training in culturally responsive clinical practice, to Master and PhD students in clinical psychology from QUT and Griffith University. In his other role, Dragos Ileana works for Queensland Health asthe State-wide Transcultural Mental Health Practice Leader at the Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre.
BSc Psych,MPsych Clin,MAPS,FCCLP
English, Romanian, Moldavian, Moldovan
cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt), acceptance and commitment therapy (act), dialectical behavioural therapy (dbt), gestalt therapy, narrative therapy, existential