Chenai Mupotsa-Russell

Psychotherapist, MA, AThR

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Chenai Mupotsa-Russell

Psychotherapist, MA, AThR

She/Her/Hers

Announcement icon During the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, sessions are via telehealth and online.
Chenai Mupotsa-Russell currently has a waitlist for new clients.
PLEASE NOTE: Currently not taking on any new clients. Rainbow Muse offers art therapy, counselling and yoga in an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity. Therapy sessions are conducted using a variety of interventions including art therapy, talk therapy modalities, child-centred play therapy and mental health psycho-education. I incorporate a trauma-informed lens in my approach, allowing for meaningful processing and exploration in a safe and supportive environment. Yoga and mindfulness can be incorporated in therapy sessions to provide a tool in managing stress and regulating emotions. I am a registered NDIS Provider.
I am passionate about diversity and intersectionality. I specialise in working with LGBTQAI+ people, neurodiverse children and people of colour. I aim to provide a safe, inclusive, affirming and culturally appropriate space for processing, with a social justice lense that puts into perspective the individual and complex experiences of people outside the box
I bring my mushy heart and years of experience in a range of community and mental health contexts to tailor treatments to each individual’s needs. Rainbow Muse is a magical rainbow world that welcomes you for who you are and collaborates on your wellbeing. If you would like to talk more about your specific needs and goals contact me.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 5 Years
  • Membership: Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapies Association / Professional Member
  • Training: Masters in Therapeutic Arts Practice (Therapy) / 2018

Additional Credentials

  • Degree: Relationships Australia / Graduate Diploma in FDR / 2013
  • Degree: Deakin University / Bachelor of Arts / 2007
Specialties
  • Child
  • Autism
  • Transgender
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Expressive Arts
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centred
  • Play Therapy
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2021
Chenai Mupotsa-Russell, MA, Psychotherapist in Belgrave Heights
Chenai Mupotsa-Russell

Psychotherapist, MA, AThR