About the speaker
Dr Adriana Giotta, Ph.D
Elephant Training & Therapy Singapore
Dr. Adriana Giotta is an Italian Clinical Psychologist based between Singapore and London, registered with HCPC (Health Care Profession Council) and BPS (British Psychological Society), the latter as a Chartered Clinical Psychologist (CPsychol), a registered Clinical Supervisor and an Associate Fellow (AFBPsS). She is also a Certified Schema Therapist (ISST) and an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing practitioner (EMDR) and has a Ph.D. in Psychoanalytic Studies in the areas of femininity, gender role behaviour, power dynamics and identity (http://repository.essex.ac.uk/30359/). She speak fluent English, Italian and French.
Dr. Giotta is a pluralist, drawing on a wide range of approaches to the psyche, having trained for over two decades in Depth Psychological, Psychodynamic, Psychoanalytic, Relational, Integrative, 3rd Wave Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Attachment, Systemic, Somatosensory, Sensorimotor and Trauma Theories. She roots her work in the quality of the therapeutic/coaching relationship and the phenomenology of human beings (their embodied lived experiences) and she integrates Eastern and Western philosophies, working on all levels of existence, including the body, breath, intellect, mind, memory, emotions, transpersonal, sociocultural dimensions and the structure of the self.
Dr. Giotta provides clinical consultations, psychotherapy for individuals, couples and families, professional training and talks. For the corporate world, she provides in-depth executive coaching, retreats and workshops to C-Suites and heads of corporations. She specialises in empowerment, self-actualisation, authenticity, self-expression, the individuation process, peak performance, life and wellness coaching, power dynamics, relationships, chronic stress, burnout, anxiety, depression, femininity, gender role behaviour, body image discontent, eating and feeding challenges and personality disorders.
Dr. Giotta has served on several committees, including the Singapore Psychological Society Research Committee and the ISST Committee for Environmental Awareness and Action, and has been supporting multiethnic and multi-cultural people from all walks of life, having worked internationally in various settings including hospitals, day centres, universities, private practices and the corporate world. She directed a leading clinic in Singapore and set up a training centre to upskill the clinical population throughout the APAC region with the provision of state-of-the-art and pioneering Continued Professional Development (CPD), which was subsequently integrated within Elephant Therapy & Training, an organisation she founded to continue her endeavours in support of the larger population and clinicians
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