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Mr Rodrigo Latorre

Clinical Psychologist

Briefly about my clinical psychology practice

Welcome, just a little about me, I practice Clinical Psychology using evidence-based therapeutic approaches and much of my work is from a psychodynamic perspective, with a welcoming and respectful approach. I have nearly 20 years of experience in private practice supporting people from different backgrounds and ages including children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, although I now see only individual adults or teenagers in session.

Fee

  • $230 per 50-minute session. My fee will increase to $250 from 1 June 2023.

Areas in which I help best

  • Addiction

  • ADHD

  • Anger Management

  • Anxiety

  • Bullying

  • Chronic Pain

  • Coping Skills

  • Depression

  • Diverse sexualities

  • Family violence

  • Grief and Loss

  • Health psychology

  • Men's Issues

  • Pain Management

  • Parenting

  • Personality disorders

  • Phobias

  • Post-Natal Depression

  • Relationship Issues

  • School Issues

  • Self-Harming

  • Self Esteem

  • Sleep Disorders

  • Stress

  • Trauma and PTSD

Therapeutic approach

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Positive psychology

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

  • Mindfulness

My goal, style and approach in session

I offer a respectful style and a professional process driven by the goals set with clients to reach the desired outcomes. I draw from several therapeutic approaches, techniques and strategies to collaboratively design an intervention that will benefit the client. I prioritise building a positive relationship to provide an encouraging and comfortable therapeutic space.

Higher education

  • Master of Psychology (Clinical), University of Wollongong, NSW, 2013.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Social Health, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, 2007.

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management and Quality Assurance, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2018.

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile, 2003.

Additional training

  • Family Violence Training, David Mandel´s Safe and Together Institute, 2021

  • Child Protection: Children´s Rights in Theory and Practice, Harvard University, 2019

  • Psychology Board-approved Supervisor Training, Daphne Hewson, Refresher 2018

  • Quality Assurance and Management, Universidad Católica de Chile, 2016

  • Triple P Positive Parenting Program Trainer, University of Queensland, 2015

  • Psychology Board-approved Supervisor Training, 2013.

Client focus

  • Age:

    • Adults

    • Teenagers

  • Modality:

    • Individuals​

  • All genders, ethnicities, religions, relationship types and sexualities are welcome.

Other spoken languages

  • Spanish

Special interests, endeavours, publications and about me

  • I have a special interest in Family Violence and the impact it has on individuals and children.

  • My research thesis in 2012 was in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Personality Disorders.

  • 2008 NSW Health and Australian Psychological Society (APS) Master of Psychology (Clinical) Scholarship.

Professional membership and ABN

  • Endorsed in Clinical Psychology by Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

  • Board-approved supervisor

  • Registrar program principal supervisor for practice of clinical psychology

  • ABN: 97 382 381 993

Relevant experience

  • Family Consultant, Family Court and Federal Circuit Court, Melbourne, Mar 2021—present.

    • Family assessments with a child-focus to provide relevant information to the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court of Australia.

  • Senior Clinical Psychologist, The Melbourne Centre for Psychotherapy and Consultancy, Feb 2021—Present.​

    • Therapist.

  • School Psychologist, International School Nido de Aguilas, Santiago, Chile, 2018—2020.

    • Head of Department: PK to 12 School Counselling.

    • Supervision of school-wide based projects for wellbeing and development of prevention programs.

    • Responsible for needs assessment, design, development and implementation of the school’s social and emotional development plan.

  • Researcher, Ministry of Education, Santiago, Chile, 2016—2017.

    • Conducted qualitative and quantitative research as part of the Chilean Government strategy to update the National Learning Outcomes Assessment.​

  • Trainer, Triple P International - University of Queensland, International, 2015—2020.

    • Positive Parenting Program trainer for professionals.

  • Cool Kids Program - Macquarie University, International, 2014—present.

    • Spanish translator and Practitioner.

  • Navy Psychologist, Royal Australian Navy Reserves, Australia, 2010—2015.

    • Assessment and psychological intervention both in Australia and overseas.

  • School Counsellor, CatholicCare, Sydney, NSW, Aug 2005—2015.

    • Student at Risk (STAR) Program (2010-2015).

    • Marist College Kogarah High School Counsellor (2005-2010).

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