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Santo Russo

Educational and Developmental Psychologist

Santo Russo established Better Life Psychology in 1999 after a 25 year career focused on human development across the lifespan. Before becoming a psychologist his work in early childhood development gave him a solid foundation for his support for individuals, of all ages, in the challenges that they face on a day to day basis.

After completing a Bachelors Degree in Education, Santo completed a double major in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Psychology at the University of Queensland. Santo continues to work with children, adolescents, adults and families in their daily challenges.

Santo has continued his professional development with training and work in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). Through his interest in Mindfulness based therapies, Santo has developed skills to assist clients of all ages meet the challenges that life inevitably brings.

Areas of Interest
  • ACT

  • IPT

  • CBT

  • Academic performance

  • Anxiety/Phobias

  • Cognitive assessments

  • Depression

  • Educational testing

  • Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FASD)

  • Parenting (Triple P & Circle of Security)

  • Personal coaching

  • Self-esteem issues

  • EMDR

  • Infants & Babies

  • Adolescents

  • Young Adults

  • Adults

  • Couples

  • Families

  • Tuesday

  • Friday

  • Saturday

Currently not accepting any new clients.

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