Speaker

Tara Lekakis

Tara Lekakis

Bio and Qualifications:

Tara currently works in a general psychiatric setting as a psychotherapist. Tara’s work is focused on short stay residential patients experiencing various psychiatric diagnoses/disturbances and/or situational crises. Tara has significant experience in treating veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. She also works as a DBT practitioner with individuals experiencing borderline personality disorder. Tara has a wealth of experience in working with individuals who have experienced trauma, loss, grief, PTSD, and complex PTSD. She also lectures in a number of counselling and psychotherapy courses. Tara is an ACA member representative on the ACA Trauma Standards Panel.

(current) Masters of Social Work

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) - Melbourne

Advanced Interpersonal Group Psychotherapy Training Integrative Psychology - Melbourne

Bachelor of Holistic Counselling

Diploma of Transpersonal Counselling

Diploma of Art Therapy