Yelka holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) and Master of Professional Psychology from Macquarie University. She is a Registered Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
Yelka has experience working therapeutically with various presentations including Borderline Personality Disorder, Anxiety and Mood Disorders, First-Episode Psychosis and Eating Disorders. She has previously worked in Community Mental Health with acute presentations including suicidality, self-harm, psychosis, grief and substance-use.
She utilises a range of therapeutic models including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. Yelka aims to provide a genuine therapeutic connection and trauma-informed treatment for a variety of adolescent and adult mental health experiences.
Yelka currently sees clients at both our Moorebank and Campbelltown rooms, as well as via Telehealth.