Dr Carolina Barbosa



  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne

  • Master of Clinical Psychology, University of Melbourne

  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), Australian National University

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Carolina Barbosa is a Clinical Psychologist who is warm and authentic in her approach to therapy, seeking to establish genuine connections with her clients and collaboratively work towards their goals.


Carolina has a Masters of Clinical Psychology and a PhD in the field of developmental neuroscience and mental health. She has experience working with youth and adults in both private and public mental health sectors. Carolina has a particular interest in treating mood and anxiety issues, as well as working with individuals to address relationship difficulties.  She strongly believes that understanding and accepting ourselves is a key ingredient towards living a valued and purposeful life with enriching relationships.


Carolina’s practice draws primarily from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Schema Therapy approaches.

Services offered:

  • Individual therapy

  • Keynote and workshop presentations

We can help you with:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Stress

  • Burnout

  • Generalised Anxiety

  • Social Anxiety

  • Panic Attacks

  • Phobias

  • Health Anxiety

  • Perfectionism

  • Parenting Strategies

  • Trauma & Post Traumatic Stress

  • Abuse & Assault

  • Sexual Assault

  • Adjustment to Stressors

  • Self-development

  • Mentorship

  • Exam Performance 

  • Risk-Taking Behaviours

  • Women's Health Issues

  • Men's Mental Health

  • Distress Intolerance

  • Emotion Regulation Difficulties

  • Impulse Control

  • Pre- and Post-Natal Mental Health

  • Grief & Loss

  • Self-Esteem & Confidence

  • Sleep Difficulties

  • Anger Management

  • Communication Skills

  • Obsessions & Compulsions

  • Carer Support

  • Wellbeing Wellness & Self-Care

  • Job & Study Dissatisfaction

  • Friendship Problems & Bullying

  • Emotion Coaching 

  • Relaxation Skills Training & Mindfulness

  • Meditation

  • Workplace Issues

  • Meaning, Purpose & Self-Worth

  • Body Image Concerns

  • Self-Harm

  • Sexuality & Sexual Development

  • Internet & Gaming Addiction

  • Assertiveness 

  • Relationship Issues

  • Chronic Pain

  • Chronic Illness

Not sure if we can help you?

Contact us with your question today

Phone: 03 9917 3069

Email: enquiries@innercollective.com.au

This is not an emergency contact. In a crisis please call 000 or Lifeline on 13 11 14.