Counselling in Eastgardens, NSW

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Ruth Berendt
Psychotherapist, PACFA
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My work is dedicated to providing people experiencing emotional distress and difficult life events with relief and a new way forward. As a registered psychotherapist, I've assisted many people like you to reconnect to their bodies, hearts and minds and move forward in positive ways. I create a nurturing space, where you can be yourself, and grow to make deep and lasting positive changes to your wellbeing and quality of life. I use a combination of trauma-based approaches, body-focussed psychotherapy, and creative therapies.
(02) 9541 8461 
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Office is near:
Eastgardens, NSW 2036
Offers online therapy

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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Eastgardens 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 Eastgardens 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 Eastgardens 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 Eastgardens, or Child Psychologists in Eastgardens.

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Eastgardens 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 Eastgardens 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.