I am a highly-skilled relationship psychologist & sex therapist with over 20 years of professional experience seeing clients in private practice. I support couples through relationship issues, infidelity, lack of intimacy and communication problems. I am highly skilled in the psychological side of sexual difficulties such as low libido, orgasm difficulties, physical pain during sex, performance anxiety or ejaculation problems. I work with complex trauma using a trauma-informed approach to process sexual, physical and emotional abuse. I aim to create safety, grounding and a centred connection within which consolidates your healing.
I have over 18 years experience working with adults and adolescents with a wide range of clinical presentations including anxiety and depression, grief and loss, bipolar, eating disorders, trauma and personality disorders. I am also experienced in working with the LGBTQ+ community.
Many clients come to counselling with a hope. This hope is an opportunity for the clients to change, to become someone they want to be. Using client's strengths, counselling can help them find a new direction in their lives. Christine Kim is a clinical counsellor with a passion for, and experience in working with adolescents and adults in educational and clinical settings. For the past 20 years, she has experience working across a range of psychological issues including depression, anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, social anxiety and a range of childhood anxiety disorders), bullying and work-related stress issues.
I have 40 years experience working with clients who present with emotional, behavioural and relationship (partners/family/friendships, work) difficulties. My focus is on management of the symptoms of the presenting issue as well as developing increased self awareness and understanding of underlying personality and behavioural patterns to promote long term change and life fulfilment.
Vonnie believes in the importance of therapeutic relationships, providing a safe space allowing individuals to feel heard and supported when life is challenging. Vonnie had experiences volunteering in various community and multicultural services, practiced face-to-face, online, and telephone counseling to the individuals. She has worked with individuals, children, and parents, and also immigrants. Growing up in a multicultural environment, Vonnie is able to communicate in English, Chinese and Malay. She also integrates faith issues in counselling for Christian clients as requested.
Whatever your concern, my goal is to help you live your life to its full potential - at work, home and in your relationships with others. I aim to help you find insight into your unique approach to life, relationships and problems. My approach is to provide a safe, supportive and confidential environment to explore your very personal and often painful concerns and psychological distress. A collaborative exploration of your inner strengths to find a path forward, realistic solutions and an acceptance of what cannot be changed.
As a clinical psychologist I treat adolescents and adults with a wide range of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, PTSD, and addiction. I aim to provide an empathetic and warm approach to help people improve their mental health and their quality of life.
I provide evening and Saturday morning sessions. I specialise in supporting clients through major changes in their life eg. a new relationship, challenges in an existing relationship, end of a relationship, job loss, bereavement, diagnosis of a serious illness. As a male counsellor clients have said that this brings a different perspective on clarifying their issues. With nearly 20 years and 6,000 sessions experience I have worked with individuals and couples, locally, interstate, and overseas who are experiencing unexpected shifts in their life circumstances. I offer face-to-face and Zoom sessions.
What's most important to Jimmy is that you come away from therapy with a sense of hope. Jimmy aims to address what you want to work on, he won't make anyone talk about or address what they don't want to - he's very client lead in his approach. You and Jimmy will work together to design a treatment plan that you feel willing and able to engage in. The recipe here is that you're the expert on your own life , it's Jimmy's job to be the expert in Psychology - then those two elements are brought Jimmy will be welcoming, engaged, empathetic and non-judgmental throughout your therapy.
As a humanistic and integrative counselor and yoga teacher, I am drawn the most towards approaches which involved the body as well as our relationships. I am continuing my own journey to learn approaches that use the body to safely navigate developmental traumas. My approach is a needs-based, transparent, and client-centered.
Hello, my name is Ethel, and I am an experienced Senior Clinical Social Worker, Art Therapist, Counsellor for over 14 years. I am here to support you through whatever challenges you may be facing & am currently accepting new client referrals. I provide individual and group sessions both face to face and via telehealth/online for Private clients, Victim Services clients & NDIS clients, their family members & carers. I have a genuinely compassionate, caring, client centred approach & believe in helping to empower & enrich my client’s lives by providing a safe, holistic & collaborative approach in working together towards their goals.
Brenda has extensive experience working with adults, young people and families in different settings, including group program facilitation and youth and community outreach. She also had lived experience in supporting people with physical disabilities and mental health issues.
Psychological well-being is more than just an absence of mental illness. It underpins many elements of our emotional and physical health and can determine whether we move through life thriving, or just surviving. Whether you are in need of support during a period of instability or crisis, seeking to improve your interpersonal relationships, or need an impartial space to navigate a difficult decision, counselling and psychotherapy can equip you with insight and strategies to improve the quality of your life.
Hi, I’m a client-centred counsellor and psychotherapist who helps young people and adults move through challenges they may be facing such as stress, relationship breakdowns, family dysfunction, grief and loss and mental health issues including anxiety, depression, trauma and addictions. I work collaboratively with clients to help them build resilience and to think and feel more positively about themselves and to develop a better connection with those who are important to them. Clients feel able to to face their challenges and those things they like least in their current situation, with greater ease and a sense of empowerment.
I specialise in treating behavioural and emotional problems such as autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, anxiety, depression, PTSD, in children, adolescents and adults. I believe that working collaboratively and honouring clients' knowledge and experience are keys for change. I also have more than 20 years of experience in cognitive, educational and behavioural assessment of young people and adults.
I provide clinical psychologist services and psychotherapy for adults, couples and families. l work with grief, depression, anxiety, relationships and family problems. Im also specialised on trauma work including Intergenerational trauma, Grief, Loss and Bereavement and Antenatal and Postnatal parental adjustments.
Hello! My name is Soo and I am a warm, caring and patient practitioner who is committed to helping you achieve your mental health goals. I am passionate about really listening to my clients in order to understand what they are going through, identifying their problems, and then helping them overcome these problems so that they can live their best life. I believe it is important to listen to you as an individual and personalise my treatment plans based on your needs and goals in order to help you most effectively.
Are you on the brink of separation or divorce? Do you keep fighting over and over? and are you sick of it? Is the loneliness unbearable? Is your relationship in trouble? If you answered yes to any of these questions, and you’re tired and exhausted from conflict, emptiness and pain, I can help. You don’t have to watch your love evaporate. I have spent years and years and years devouring and studying many methods of couples therapy.
I am a compassionate 'Person Centered' Counsellor supporting you to re- learn how to develop an optimistic sense of self, helping you to understand the roots and cause of internal conflicts. Change is not something we do. It arises out of a deeper experience with ourselves. Whether it be negative mindset, anxiety, depression, fear, relationship issues, chronic illness. It takes time to change entrenched behaviours developed in your lifespan. The therapeutic process of counselling, enables change of unwanted behaviours - using practical ways, making better life choices, one step at a time in a private and safe space.
Jess provides a safe, nurturing and respectful environment for each individual to explore their current challenges and gain insight into the background, maintenance and effect of these challenges. Jess holds the power of the client-therapist relationship in high regard and collaborates with her clients to reach their individual treatment goals and guide them towards living their best lives. Working from a holistic, strengths-based approach, Jess encourages each individual to utilise their strengths, build resilience and acquire practical skills to manage emotions, thoughts and actions.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Chatswood are psychologists, licensed counsellors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualised treatment.
Services offered, education, and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Chatswood then may specialise in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counselling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How do I find psychologists in Chatswood with the specialty experience I’m looking for?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Chatswood, or Child Psychologists in Chatswood.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Chatswood psychologists specialising in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Chatswood specialise in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or counsellor who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
Can I afford counselling?
Yes. Most counsellors offer reasonable rates or will work on a sliding scale basis. Many accept health insurance. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the counsellor.