Isabelle grew up in Italy and Switzerland and speaks English, Italian, French, and German. She worked in Switzerland, Germany, Australia and the United States. She is a passionate psychologist, clinical neuropsychologist, researcher, and an AHPRA Board-approved Supervisor. She has been involved in Neuroscience and Nutrition (PhD) and Psychiatry of Bipolar Disorder (Post-Doctorate) both as a provider of support services, educator, and clinical researcher.
She enjoys working with adolescents and adults across the lifespan to help them navigate issues such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, neurological conditions, pain, loss, ageing, and chronic illness. Her objective is to help her clients identify their goals and motivations, then take steps towards making changes in their life. She is committed to creating a client-centred, collaborative, warm, and empathetic environment so that her clients feel supported while they work together to achieve these goals.
She enjoys working with LGBTQ+ clients and welcomes clients from all cultural, linguistic, and ethnic backgrounds. Her therapeutic approach includes aspects of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and mindfulness (ACT), and dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT), while drawing from methodologies that are cognitive and motivational and commitment oriented. She is particularly interested in using aspects of neuroscience and neurobiology to aid therapy.
She is passionate about neuropsychological assessments and interested in integrating psychological therapy and cognitive rehabilitation.