Lana Sciberras
Clinical Psychotherapist
Clinical Supervisor
Lana is a Clinical Psychotherapist trained in Gestalt Therapy and Process-oriented Psychology, Mindfulness and Compassion therapies. She has worked in private practice for over 20 years and in psychiatry, facilitating inpatient and outpatient groups. She also specialises in addiction and consulted to a private residential rehab for 15 years. Lana is devoted to practising meditation and is an accredited facilitator and trainer of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy groups. She finds the combination of psychotherapy, process work including somatic work, mindfulness and compassion models effective in working with clients.

Lana is part of Monash University’s Clinical Psychedelic Lab having been trained in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy by the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). She is currently a therapist on the MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy trial for severe PTSD. Lana has also done training with Dr Justin Dwyer and Dr Margaret Ross in using Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy for Treatment Resistant Depression and is part of the 3PAP Trial at Swinburne University.

She has been a clinical supervisor for over a decade working with individual clients, psychology students and clinical groups. She facilitates Reflective Practice Clinical Supervision groups for the Trauma and ICU teams at The Alfred Hospital. As a clinical supervisor, Lana is informed by the process work model.  
Monica Schweickle
Clinical Psychologist
Monica is a Clinical Psychologist and Director of Psychedelic Assisted Therapy Programs for Monarch Mental Health Group. She established the first community-based psychedelic assisted therapy program in Australia and has been practicing psychology for 18 years and working in the mental health space for 20 years.

Monica also has a private practice and presently supports mainly people who have experienced trauma, such as veterans and survivors of domestic violence. She also sees people who use psychedelics and other substances, from a harm minimisation lens. Monica is an Accredited EMDR practitioner, Level 1 Internal Family Systems trained therapist, and her therapeutic approach draws on EMDR, psychodynamic, IFS and somatic perspectives. She is a yoga and meditation practitioner and teacher, and a Certified IRest Yoga Nidra teacher.

Monica is passionate about supporting other therapists to do their important work in our community, for 13 years she has been a Psychology Board Approved supervisor and enjoys providing supervision, training and mentoring to diverse mental health professionals; such as counsellors, lived experience peer workers, medical and allied health professionals including provisional and registered psychologists and those with conditions imposed on their registration by the Psychology Board. Monica is a non-executive board director for a housing and support service for women and children escaping domestic violence in Newcastle.

If you would like to book a supervision session you will first need to be a member of AMAPP, to book just click this link.

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