Clara Mittiga

Clara Mittiga

Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychologist
M.Psych (Clin), B.Psych (Hons), MAPS

Clara is a Child & Adolescent Psychologist at Davies and Robertson Psychology, who also works at the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). She holds a Master in Psychology (Clinical) and has previous experience working as a psychologist in schools with the Department of Education and Child Development (DECD) and as a Research and Evaluation Officer.

Clara is passionate about helping young people overcome challenges and develop resiliency. Clara brings an open and curious mind to understanding a child’s perspective and situation. She is sensitive to a child’s developmental stage, likes and dislikes, and unique family dynamics. Clara uses evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, mindfulness-based therapies, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Circle of Security Parenting Intervention and Attachment Focused Family Therapy. She also teaches strategies such as progressive muscle relaxation, social skills and emotion regulation techniques.

By creating a safe, calm, fun and trusting environment, young people are open to, and even look forward to, learning and growing through therapy. Clara works with children and adolescents who have the following concerns:

  • Anxiety
  • Depressed mood
  • Low self-esteem
  • Anger management
  • Behavioural problems
  • Relationship and attachment issues
  • Trauma
  • Separation anxiety
  • Social anxiety and shyness
  • Panic attacks and agoraphobia
  • School refusal/reluctance
  • Self-harming behaviours
  • Sleep problems
  • Friendship difficulties

Davies & Robertson Psychology

We are experienced clinical psychologists who provide evidence-based treatment of common mental health problems to help individuals overcome distress and fully engage in life.

We help people of all ages experiencing difficulties such as anxiety, depressed mood, sleep disturbance, trauma and weight-related problems. We are passionate about helping people live their best lives.

Our details

Location: 145 Tynte Street
North Adelaide SA 5006

Postal address: PO Box 482
North Adelaide SA 5006

Phone: (08) 8361 9724
Fax: (08) 7200 7625

Our psychologists

Dr Matt Davies
PhD, MPsych (Clin), BBSc (Hons)

Dr Sharon Robertson
PhD, MPsych (Clin), FCCLP

Dr Jodie Harris
PhD (Clin.Psyc.), B.Psyc. (Hons)

Clara Mittiga
MPsych (Clin), BPsych (Hons)

Marilyn Kingston
MPsych (Clin), BA Psych (Hons)

Amelia Rieger
MPsych (Clin), B.PsychSc (Hons)

Dr Lian Hill
PhD, MPsych (Clin)

Sally Shinkfield
MPsych (Clin), MSocSc, GDipPsych, BPsych

Dr Dan Carabellese
BA, BPsych (Hons), MPsych (Clin), PhD

Katie Pollock
MPsych (Clin), BPsychSc (Hons)

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