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Dr Filia Papadimitriou

B.A., DipAppPsych, M Psych, D Psych, M Psych (Clin) 

Please Note: Filia Papadimitriou is not currently accepting new clients

Dr Filia Papadimitriou is an AHPRA Registered Counselling and Clinical Psychologist and Supervisor. She has completed the following:

  • Masters of Child and Family Psychology
  • Doctorate in Counselling Psychology
  • Masters of Clinical Psychology

With over 15 years of experience in helping children/ adolescents, adults, and couples Filia has worked in schools, universities, and hospitals. Also, since 1999 she has worked in private practice and in recent times she has developed a particular interest in helping couples. She is very passionate about using Gottman’s couples therapy approach and has completed Gottman Couples therapy training : Level 1, Level 2, Level 3 and is undergoing certification. Filia has worked in both Melbourne and Brisbane. Filia’s clinical approach is based on the principles of client-centred therapy (integrity, respect, authenticity, congruence, and genuineness), and uses a number of evidence based interventions such as: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness, Schema Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused, EMDR, Emotional Focused Therapy, and Gottman’s Couples Therapy. Filia also believes it is important to explore how clients’ developmental history and family-of-origin issues might be impacting their life, and thus utilises psychodynamic strategies.

Available appointments

Please Note: Filia Papadimitriou is not currently accepting new clients

Areas of Expertise

  • Complex Trauma/ PTSD (EMDR)
  • Couples therapy
  • Divorce, separation
  • Family issues
  • Perinatal counselling
  • Mood disorders (e.g. anxiety, depression)
  • Personality disorders (e.g. Borderline, Narcissism)
  • Stress management
  • Anger management
  • Addiction issues
  • Bullying issues (work/school)
  • Body image and eating disorders
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Abuse issues (emotional, verbal, physical, sexual)
  • Cultural and identity difficulties
  • Adjustment to grief and loss issues
  • Life transitions
  • Chronic medical conditions (e.g. pain, chronic fatigue, multiple sclerosis)
  • Homosexuality and transgender issues

Therapeutic Approaches

  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Schema Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused
  • EMDR
  • Emotional Focused Therapy
  • Gottman’s Couples Therapy

“I aim to provide my clients with a safe, trusting and caring environment to explore their issues, help them achieve their goals, recognise their strengths and develop better insight and confidence in resolving their difficulties.”

– Dr Filia Papadimitriou

Ready to Make a Change?

It can take courage to seek support when you are in need. Our experienced team of psychologists are ready to provide the safe space that clients need to explore their challenges and work towards lasting and meaningful change in their lives.

If you have any questions or queries about our practice and psychologists we encourage you to call 1300 659 966 or send us an email. If you are ready to get started, you can head to our online booking page, we look forward to working with you.


Suite 202
365 Little Collins St
Melbourne 3000

P: (03) 9052 4365
F: (03) 8676 0424