Dr. Julia


BA (Hons), DPsych (Clinical & Forensic), MAPS



Julia is a registered psychologist and member of the Australian Psychological Society. She received her Doctorate in Clinical and Forensic Psychology at Swinburne University of Technology, where her doctoral research focused on women’s perpetration of intimate partner abuse. As part of her degree, Julia undertook practical training in both Australia and New Zealand.

Julia is an LGBTQIA+ friendly practitioner and adopts a non-judgemental and person-centred approach to working with clients. She has experience working with a number of clinical presentations and psychosocial difficulties, including anxiety, depression, OCD, hoarding, personality disorders, schizophrenia, stress, relationship problems, self-esteem, assertiveness, legal concerns and problematic/offending behaviours. She has undertaken training and has experience in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing, reminiscence therapy, and social skills training. Julia offers assessment and therapeutic intervention services for both clinical and criminal/legal matters.

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – Monash University
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical and Forensic Psychology) – Swinburne University of Technology


The cost of a 50-minute consultation with Julia is $185.00, which is payable at the end of the session by cash, EFTPOS, or credit card. If referred by a G.P. along with a Mental Health Care Plan, or by a psychiatrist, clients receive a rebate of $88.25 per session via Medicare. This will be processed at the end of each session. Up to 10 Medicare-rebated sessions can be claimed per calendar year. Alternatively, clients may wish to claim the consultation fee under private health cover, if this option is available to them.


McEwan, T., Shea, D.E., Nazarewicz, J., & Senkans, S. (2017). Re-assessing the link between stalking and intimate partner violence. Partner Abuse, 8, 223-250. doi: 10.1891/1946-6560.8.3.223

Nazarewicz, J., Verdejo-Garcia, A., & Giummarra, M. J. (2015). Sympathetic pain? A role of poor parasympathetic nervous system engagement in vicarious pain states. Psychophysiology, 52, 1529-1537. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12516

Nazarewicz, J., McEwan, T. E., & Luebbers, S. (2019, October). Gender differences in risk factors for intimate partner abuse recidivism in a Victorian police sample. Oral presentation at the Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science (CFBS) Working with Violence in Adults and Youth Conference, Prato, Italy.

Nazarewicz, J., McEwan, T. E., & Luebbers, S. (2019, November). Gender differences in risk factors for intimate partner abuse recidivism in a Victorian police sample. Oral presentation at the 9th International Criminal Justice Conference (ICJC) 2019, Melbourne, Australia.