Liggia Sciberras 

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Counsellor Grief, Loss & Bereavement, Perinatal mental health specialisations

Liggia is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over 20 years professional experience spanning women’s services, family violence, community development, aged care, youth services, community health counselling, group work, veterans and perinatal mental health services. Liggia works with mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety, trauma, alongside life transitional and health issues including: relationship changes, grief and loss, chronic health and managing stress.


Early in her career, Liggia worked closely with women from a diverse range of cultures, backgrounds and ages providing safe housing, advocacy and counsel for those experiencing family violence. This work sparked a special interest in the mental health and well-being of women, marginalized, and traumatised people and communities.

A well-regarded clinician, Liggia’s private practice has helped hone her interests, strengths and experiences, leading to the development of special interests in grief loss and bereavement, and perinatal mental health.

She completed perinatal training with The Perinatal & Infant Mental health Training & Development Institute (Gidget Foundation Aust) & The Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) and works alongside organisation’s such as Gidget Foundation Australia and Mums Matter Psychology to support the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents.

Liggia also has a keen personal interest in neurodiversity. As an ADHD’er herself, Liggia recognises the unique needs of this community.

Treatment approaches include:

Liggia uses an integrative approach to therapy so that treatment is tailored to suit a person’s unique needs, goals, and circumstances.

  • Attachment relational
  • Psychoeducation
  • Cognitive Behavioral theory (CBT)
  • Acceptance & Commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Trauma informed counselling
  • Parts therapy Internal family systems (IFS)
  • Neurodiversity affirming therapy
  • Sensorimotor psychotherapy (SP)
  • Grief & Loss models to explore how the body can carry the burden of bereavement and how pregnancy and the start of parenthood brings so many life changing challenges. 

Liggia welcomes you to a safe and collaborative space where we can problem solve and build a healing and trusting relationship.

To contact Liggia

Please call Hartington Reception: (03) 9482 1888 or Email:



Standard counselling fee is $200 per 55-minute session.

Clients with a Mental Health Care Plan may be entitled to receive a Medicare Rebate of $85.20.


Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Counsellor
Grief, Loss & Bereavement, Perinatal mental health specialisations

Registered provider with Medicare & NDIS (self-managed or planned managed).
Member: B.S.W; A.M.H.S.W; AASW. 

Rooms for Rent

To discuss or to arrange a visit please call Rose or Kim on 
9482 1888 Mon—Friday 10-3pm,
or email us at

Bookings & Enquiries

Our receptionists are available from 10am to 3pm, Monday to Friday. Practitioners are generally available for appointments within and either side of these hours. Rose and Kim will be happy to let you know individual clinician’s availabilities. We look forward to assisting you.


(03) 9482 1888


(03) 9489 4559

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