Professional counselling and therapy for adults
in person and online
I work with compassion to support you with present challenges, past experiences and life transitions.
I am a warm and non-judgemental collaborative therapist who can help you feel comfortable to open up and make lasting changes, increase self understanding and move on from past distress.
Therapy that makes a difference
I can help in the treatment of mental health issues, recovery from stressful or traumatic experiences and help you develop better understanding of yourself and your choices.
I can help you with: anxiety, depression, pregnancy and post natal support, traumatic experiences, grief and loss,
adjustment to new situations including parenting, migration, relocation and life transitions.
With training in psychotherapy and professional experience in clinical mental health including perinatal mental health and supporting young adults, I have the skills and knowledge to assess your situation and provide targeted effective therapy.
With specialist training in EMDR Therapy, I can help you with recovery and support for anxiety, fears, grief, stress, disturbing memories, traumatic events.
I provide Youth Mental Health First Aid training to groups, organisations and schools.
My background and areas of study
I am an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Accredited EMDR Practitioner and Medicare Provider with training in evidence based treatment therapies including:
Perinatal Mental Health
Mindfulness and Relaxation Strategies
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy CBT
My education and training includes:
Bachelor of Social Work (Monash University)
Master of Creative Arts Therapy (RMIT University)
Graduate Diploma Environment and Sustainability (Monash University)
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) Therapy (EMDR Institute)
Trauma Focussed Therapy (Phoenix Australia: Centre for Post traumatic Mental Health)
Perinatal Mental Health (University of Sydney)
Perinatal Mental Health (Centre of Perinatal Excellence)
I engage in regular professional development, training, individual and peer supervision and ongoing study in the areas of trauma therapy, structural dissociation, parts work, somatic therapy, internal family systems, perinatal mental health, social justice, grief and loss, eco-psychology, culture and spirituality.
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AASW) See: AASW
Accredited Practitioner EMDR Association Australia See: EMDR Australia
Accredited Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer (MHFA) See: MHFA
Appointments and contact
Appointments are available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday online and in person in South Melbourne.
To begin please contact me and I can determine if I am a good match to meet your needs. If not, I will recommend another therapist or service.
Sessions are generally 60 minutes duration with some EMDR sessions being 80 minutes (as arranged).
Cost is $180
If you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan from your GP, you are eligible for a Medicare Rebate of $81.90 for 10 sessions per calendar year. Rebates also available for some private health funds including Bupa, HCF, Teachers Health.
Your GP can fax me the referral to number: 0399572221
To enquire about an appointment contact me on 0448 567 211 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 1/161 Moray Street, South Melbourne 3205
Please note that I am not a crisis service.
If you are at-risk or need immediate assistance please contact:
Your medical practitioner (GP)
Lifeline 13 11 14
In an emergency call 000.
I respectfully acknowledge the people of the Kulin Nations as the traditional custodians of the land on which I live and work. I pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. I celebrate the rich and living cultures of First Nations Peoples.