Aleksandra Petrovic is a highly experienced psychotherapist. She received her B.A. from Columbia University in New York, and her MA from City University, New York. She then completed a PGDip at Royal Holloway, University London and received certification from the Institute for Group Analysis in London. Before joining our team, Ms Petrovic gained extensive experience working in inpatient and outpatient settings with children, adolescents and adults as a specialist psychotherapist and as deputy clinical lead in an NHS psychology service.
Ms Petrovic’s work with children and young people has ranged from providing therapy for ages 5 to 18 in different CAMHS Mental health clinic settings, to working in schools, including the Phoenix Arch School in London, with young people and their parents.
Ms Petrovic’s main treatment modalities include Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
Throughout her time in the NHS, she has worked with those experiencing mood disorders, addictions, complex trauma, and personality disorders. She has specialist experience of working with clients of all ages who present with eating disorders, such as Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, pica, binge eating and ARFID (Avoidant/Resistant Food Intake Disorder). Additionally, she has experience working with clients presenting with body dysmorphic disorder, with or without eating difficulties.
Ms Petrovic also has experience with individuals struggling with neurodevelopmental presentations and diagnoses and can provide behavioural and psychological support to clients who struggle with their symptoms such as lack of follow-through, procrastination, impulsivity, and/or labile moods. She works collaboratively to consider interests and strengths when offering support for behavioural, social, sensory, and / or emotional difficulties.