B Psych, MAPS, MMHPN, MAACBT
Sahba Saberi, founder and the principal psychologist at Delasa Psychology, is an experienced psychologist who has worked with children, adults and adolescents in private practice as well as non Government/non for profit (NGO) settings. She has worked extensively with refugees and other survivors of trauma and is experienced in working across different cultures and ethnic groups.
Sahba has undergone rigorous mindfulness training and utilizes an integrative treatment approach using evidence based therapies including:
- Cognitive-behavioral psychology (CBT)
- Schema therapy
- Mindfulness based cognitive therapy
- Acceptance and commitment therapy
- Emotionally focused therapy
- Solution focused brief therapy
- Relaxation strategies
- Group therapy and education
She is a firm believer in the utilization of arts, creativity and play in the therapeutic process.
Sahba is a Registered Psychologist who completed her training at Murdoch University. She is an approved Medicare Provider of Psychological Services and a member of:
- The Australian Psychological Society
- The Mental Health Professionals Network of Australia
- The Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy
Sahba has has special interest and experience in the following areas:
- Assisting adults with depression and various anxiety disorders (e.g. social anxiety, OCD, generalised anxiety, PTSD)
- Assisting children and adolescents with poor self image and self esteem
- Assisting clients of all age groups with poor concentration and ADHD
- Improving relationships (couples and families)
- Prevention of mental illness through group programs and workshops
As a person, Sahba is warm and approachable and has a strong passion in helping individuals and communities increase their life satisfaction and happiness. She was a receiver of the 2007 Interfaith Harmony Award in recognition of her outstanding work with African and Afghan youth and children through a values education program, as well as her counseling work with migrants and refugees in Western Australia.
Sahba offers therapy in English, Farsi/Persian and Dari languages.