Laima Kuliukas

A warm, experienced and engaging member of the Aresolution team.

Laimais a registered psychologist who is passionate and experienced in her work with adolescents, adults and couples.

Laima is a registered psychologist who is passionate about providing clients with a warm, engaging, authentic psychotherapeutic experience. With a background of over seven years’ experience in human resources, vocational counselling, training and leadership positions, she has a particular interest in supporting clients holistically in order to overcome symptoms and build meaning and fulfillment throughout their lives. Laima has been providing psychological counselling for three years.

Laima has most experience working with adult and teenage clients experiencing a range of concerns including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, LGBTIQ and gender identity, relationship concerns, substance use and trauma. Laima has worked with NDIS, jobactive, NES, DVA and private workplace rehabilitation insurers to provide a range of rehabilitation services. She has experience providing support counselling, vocational counselling, vocational assessments, fitness for work assessments and implementing rehabilitation plans to support clients in sustainably returning to work.

Laima is trained in providing Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy to support clients in processing traumatic experiences. She uses an integrative approach to therapy, using the CABCAA Changing Tracks integrative Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy model in conjunction with Mindfulness-based Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Dialectic Behaviour Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and Existential-Humanistic approaches. Laima has also worked with couples using the Gottman Relationship Model to build shared meaning and communication strategies within relationships. Laima uses these approaches to support clients in managing their symptoms with an overarching focus of building resilience and a sense of fulfilment throughout life.

Training highlights include:

  • Eye-movement desensitisation reprocessing therapy (EMDR) Level One Accredited Training
  • Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) Training
  • ARPA Stress and Resilience Workshop
  • WAAMH Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Tools Training
  • WAAMH Dual Disability Training (Mental health and disability)
  • ComCare Training

 

Laima is passionate about working with clients with these concerns!

DepressionLGBTIQ & Gender Identity
Stress, Panic and AnxietyRelationship and Couples counselling
Trauma and Post-traumatic Stress DisorderLife and Career Counselling
Grief and lossInjury and Rehabilitation
Substance and Alcohol Use DisorderDepartment of Veteran Affairs (DVA)
AngerWorkplace issues
Mental Health and DisabilityInsurance Commission
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Self esteem