Matthew Austin

Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
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Matthew Austin

Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Matthew Austin is not currently accepting new clients.

About

Caring & non-judgemental counselling for LGBTQIA+ folk. You may have been feeling bad about yourself and have noticed that you have been acting in inauthentic ways. Perhaps you are worried others won’t accept the real you. It’s been difficult to share your self-critical thoughts with others. I help LGBTQIA+ folk with a non-Judgmental and caring space to explore and better understand and process their distress.
By creating a safe space between us, we can begin to understand how feelings of shame have been shaped by trauma in relationships. Through increased self-understanding, you can connect with a kinder version of yourself and get clear about where you hustle for self-worth and connection.
If you are ready to be to move from feeling stuck and isolated and want to be challenged and supported to move toward change. Book a free 15-minute consult now via the website. A 60-minute session is $230 and is payable on the day of the session. 90- minute sessions are $345. Medicare rebates are available.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $230 - $345

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 12 Years
  • Membership: Australian Association of Social Workers / Accredited Social Workers
  • Training: Bachelor of Social Work & Advanced Diploma of Gestalt Psychotherapy

Endorsements

Counsellor, ACA-L1, PACFA
"Matthew's approach makes everyone feel safe, listened to and understood no matter who they are are what they bring to the therapy room."

Specialties
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian
  • Bisexual
Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Depression
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Trauma Focused

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2022
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Matthew Austin

Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW