I am passionate about supporting clients in their healing process through assisting them in learning more about themselves and developing new ways of coping with present and past challenges. I am a warm, supportive, caring, and compassionate psychologist and I believe each client is unique and therefore requires a tailored treatment strategy to achieve their therapy goals.
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 have worked with acute and severe mental illness, & neuropsychological pathologies; I have experience in working with a wide variety of presentations, including mood & anxiety disorders, personality disorders, neurological conditions, eating disorders, & post-traumatic stress disorder. I have experience in facilitating groups, specialising in emotional regulation, stress, & anger management. My special areas of interest are: Developmental & complex trauma, Neuropsychological-related pathologies, and assessment and rehabilitation. I am a passionate therapist, working with a wide range of presentations.
I enjoy collaborating with clients to solve their problems and enrich their lives. I work with clients experiencing trauma, work place harassment, & chronic pain as well as depression and anxiety.. I also work with couples. I enjoy seeing people overcome their challenges & move on with their lives I offer EMDR & Clinical Hypnosis which frequently expedites real change in a relatively short time.
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.
I am a clinical psychologist with 25 years of experience working with adolescents, adults and older adults and combine face to face and telehealth support to clients across Australia. My approach is grounded in providing a warm and respectful therapeutic relationship and working together collaboratively to accommodate your individual needs and goals. I draw on a variety of therapies including psychodynamic psychotherapy, attachment-based and relational approaches as well as DBT and mindfulness. I support clients with anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, relationship issues, and clients coping with life transitions.
My counselling draws on my belief that each client's treatment needs to be individualized to his or her unique history and life story, culture, values, strengths and needs. I believe in creating a safe, supportive and non - judgmental environment in which the client will be treated with respect and confidentiality. It is here that the client is supported in finding their value, healing and strength in resolving their struggles and pain. My sincere wish is for my clients to leave the counselling process changed and equipped with new skills to approach their future with confidence and resilience.
Are you struggling with the ups and downs of life? Feeling worried or unfilled in your relationships, career, school, or being a parent? Overwhelmed and unsure how you got here and where you are going? Do you feel that life can be better than this? There is hope and change is possible. I work with women and adolescents/young people to help them find resilience and peace in their lives. I have a special interest in working with families when there has been a diagnosis of ADHD to help them process and work with them to support their family member - whether this person is a child, adolescent, young adult or adult.
I am an experienced mental health professional. I have expertise in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, trauma related disorders, health related and stress disorders, as well as phase of life and circumstantial stress. My personal strength include genuine caring, compassion and unconditional positive regard for all clients. Knowing that life can become challenging for different reasons, I have learnt to appreciate the strength and wisdom of my clients. My therapeutic approach allows for my clients to guide me through the process and explore all the necessary issues they need to overcome.
When life or relationships feel challenging, holistic counselling with The Barefoot Therapist will ensure you feel grounded and empowered to create meaningful lasting change. When you understand and heal the past, the present just makes sense. Through Sharlene's unique approach to therapy, you will find your way back home to 'you' - mind, body & soul. By appointment only. Face-to-face in St Ives or online in the comfort of your own home when it works for you. Book a FREE 15-minute phone consult today. Book appointments online anytime directly through her website.
I have been providing counselling services to individuals and couples for over 15 years. I love what I do and I believe that anyone can get better with a little guidance. If life has been hard for you, let's work together in order to change that. I am a general counsellor. I work with a variety of issues. I specialized in trauma, relationship, anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, depression, stress, work-related issues and grief.
Jenn has a warm, empathic, collaborative, trauma-informed approach to therapy. She is passionate about supporting and empowering people to improve their emotional wellbeing, increase quality of life, cope with difficulties, manage distress, and bring about meaningful, lasting change.
When the world has so many uncertainties it is normal for many of us have feelings of anxiety, depression and family crisis. Are you concerned about your child’s behaviour? Are you having a relationship or family issues? Would you like strategies to help you to improve your workload or develop your career? I will help you in setting your goals that increase your well-being by working with you to develop strategies that will help you make a change.
As an achiever you find yourself stressed and overwhelmed. You know its important to practice self-care but increasingly you have found your mental health slipping. You're on the proverbial hamster wheel, feeling you've lost the capacity to meet the demands of competing roles at home and in the workplace. I am passionate about working with people in demanding work roles, be they professionals, entrepreneurs, or first responders. I also find deep value in working with clients who have identified the impact of the emotional trauma of their childhood in their current relationships and personal endeavours.
As a clinical psychotherapist/clinical counsellor/clinical supervisor, I keep it real! Practical support for adults, couples, children, families to facilitate healing and growth via raising their awareness of behaviours, feelings and thoughts which may impact their ability to function within the world, and experiment with new ways Clients often are surprised how calm and nurturing our environment is at Lifesort, which assists to support feeling safe to explore challenges such as trauma & abuse, domestic violence, relationship issues, parenting struggles, mental health, identity crisis, life transitions and spiritual emergencies...
Welcome to Thought Tree. People come to therapy for a wide variety of reasons. Perhaps you’ve not been feeling yourself or have been feeling sad or worried for some time. Maybe you are questioning the value of a relationship, or feeling stuck and missing a sense of meaning in your life. Maybe you just need someone to really listen. I provide a compassionate, non- judgemental space that allows for self-awareness, perspective and growth. My counselling is thoughtful and person centred meaning that you are actively involved in the process.
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.
From time to time we all find ourselves struggling to cope with the stresses of everyday life often experiencing the symptoms of stress and anxiety. These emotions can interrupt our routines, relationships and even our work.
My passion is working with people who are ready and excited to add joy, love and ease back into their lives. I work with people to help them access their own beauty, strength and resilience to transform their relationships with themselves and with those they love. It brings me great joy to help people gain the self-compassion, insight and tools needed to feel less overwhelmed and more empowered in their healing and growth journey. We'll work together to discover your feelings and needs, and build on your inner resources in order to navigate life's complexities with more ease.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in North Wahroonga 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 North Wahroonga 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 North Wahroonga 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 North Wahroonga, or Child Psychologists in North Wahroonga.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like North Wahroonga 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 North Wahroonga 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.