Qualifications: Ph.D. (Candidate), Master of Public Health, Somatic Trauma Therapy Intensive, MBBS.

Name: Dr. Claudia Herrera

Profession: Psychotherapist & Medical Doctor

New Referrals: 07 5646 3848

Service Location: Gold Coast & Telehealth

Specialties: Acute Stress Disorder, Adjustment Disorders,
Anxiety Disorders, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depressive Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Somatic Symptom Disorders

Approaches: Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Psycho-education, Radically Open DBT, Somatic Therapy, and Somatic Trauma Therapy

Claudia is interested in the treatment of emotional dysregulation, trauma, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and neurological disorders.

With her medical and psychological background, Claudia uses a holistic approach to help individuals go through a wide range of mental health challenges.

She has worked in public and private settings, including hospitals, clinics, and schools for international students in Australia, USA, China, and Colombia, where she has gained the experience to work with individuals from different nationalities and age groups.

In addition, she is passionate about group therapy and research in the field of neuro-psychobiology. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Torrens University where she is looking into the effectiveness of DBT Trauma-Informed therapy for the treatment of BPD and BPD traits in the context of regional areas (Gold Coast) of Australia.

Claudia also speaks Spanish and some German.