Johanna Saltis1 (3)Dr Johanna Saltis has closed her Private Practice for the next 12 months for study leave.

Dr Johanna Saltis gained her Masters in Clinical Psychology at Macquarie University in 2003. She is fully registered with the South Australian Psychological Board and has been accepted for inclusion on the Board’s list of Accredited Training Supervisors. She is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and College of Clinical Psychologists of the APS.

Johanna established her private practice in Adelaide in December 2003. She also works within the public health system, with people experiencing severe and chronic mental health and pain conditions.

Johanna offers Cognitive Behaviour Therapy that is informed by Brief Solution Focused Therapy and mindfulness principles. Her work is also informed by the latest neuroscience research. Prior to being a therapist, she completed a PhD in Neuroscience at Flinders Medical Centre, publishing two journal articles and one book chapter. Teaching Human Physiology at NSW University and pursuing a post-doc in the field of neuroscience, led her to develop mindfulness exercises such as “The Five Pleasant Senses Exercise”, that help facilitate the development of daily healing practices. Johanna’s interest in the link between mind and body, lead her to pursue a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Macquarie University. Her thesis explored the effects of trauma on cognitive and memory function in Borderline Personality Disorder. Her curent interests are in supporting people to discover safe ways to harness the power of their mind in managing distressing pain or dissociation.