Dr Yixin Jiang Xu

Provisional Psychologist

Yixin has a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and PhD in psychology in attachment theory. She is currently completing her Master of Clinical Psychology.

Above all, Yixin aims to provide a safe space for all clients, to be with them in their struggles, and to empower them to make changes. She will utilise a range of evidence-based therapies and work in partnership with her clients to meet their individual needs.

Yixin has a long-standing interest in close relationships, having accumulated knowledge and expertise in parent-child attachment and adult attachment. She is particularly passionate about using an attachment framework to help parents/caregivers, couples, and families to nurture close relationships. She also enjoys working with clients of all backgrounds.

Yixin is a registered and experienced Circle of Security Parenting (CoS-P) facilitator and can run the course for both individuals and groups.

Counselling individuals and families on:

  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Marriage, family, and other relationship issues
  • Parenting challenges, including the stress of adjusting to parenthood
  • Stress and emotion management
  • Cross-cultural issues

Education and Professional Affiliations

  • Doctorate of Philosophy (2016), The University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), The University of Sydney
  • Master of Clinical Psychology (current), Charles Sturt University

Languages: English

Fee: Free of Charge

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