Towers Counselling is a creative & personal service for all ages. I have over 30 years of experience with children and teenagers. I'm now a counsellor & psychotherapist with 12 years of experience in working with carers, in an alcohol and drug service, with clients referred through centrelink and in EAP counselling. I currently work in private practice. Clients under the NDIS scheme who are self and plan-managed are able to access sessions. Art Therapy & Walk and Talk Therapy can make up part of an hourly session, every week or fortnight. I am also a Victims Services counsellor, ready to assist with moving on from trauma.
'Empowering people to make positive changes in their lives' Dr Olga Lavalle & Associates offer psychology services which are compassionate, caring and empowering. Treatments and counselling are tailored to your needs and informed by evidence-based best practice principles. Whether you’re looking for help with an existing condition, support while overcoming trauma, or need relationship and family counselling, our team is here to help.
I am a registered psychologist with over 14 years of clinical experience working with a wider range of range of client group in UK and Australia. Services that I deliver includes: Treatment for anxiety, depression, PTSD, behavioural difficulties and other mental health issues for children, adolescents, and adults. *Post and perinatal depression *Neurodevelopmental Disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), ADHD *Cognitive Assessments: including WISC-V, WPPSI- IV, and *Parenting Skills Training for behavioural management of children and adolescents with challenging behaviours.
I'm a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years experience across private and public mental health settings. I provide therapy for people aged 15+ and draw from a range of approaches, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy to suit the individual's needs. My therapy involves developing a clear understanding of the origins of psychological patterns as well as skill-based strategies for meeting personal goals in the here and now.
Tracey Rovere Psychotherapist, Marriage Counsellor and Relationship Coach addresses many challenges that come with partnerships and relationships. Areas of counselling include; disconnection of intimacy, infidelity, trust issues, difficulty in communication, conflict and working through separation if necessary. The counselling process can help to enhance the friendship and support couples to feel more connected with one another. Other concerns in relationships such as substance use, alcohol addiction, gambling addiction, trauma and attachment concerns are also explored in our practice to help you move forward.
Tessa is currently accepting new clients. Tessa is a warm and empathetic ACA Accredited Counsellor with experience guiding clients through a wide range of challenges, including career, relationships, identity, stress, isolation, change, self-esteem, grief and loss. Tessa is passionate about developing self-awareness and emotional resilience with everyone she works with. Her therapeutic approach is evidence-based and draws from a variety of practices including Psychodynamic therapy and Attachment theory. Tessa is also trained in Gestalt and Cognitive Behavioural Therapies, Motivational Interviewing and Mindfulness.
Life can be complex and uncertain. I can help you with your concerns. You may be feeling unfulfilled or worried about a recent loss or your relationships. I can assist you to walk along side you in your time of sadness, loss, grief, or situations that are holding you back from having a more fulfilling life. Many of my clients say they may have tried other counselling, though it hasn’t worked. I can work with you - no matter where you are at. I help you find hope in your life again.
I work with clients from all backgrounds, and any gender, using techniques to help people suffering from a range of mental health issues including mood and adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, PTSD, bipolar & adjustment disorder. I feel passionately about working with people on increasing their self-esteem and assertiveness skills, improving their interpersonal and self care skills. I also love working with couples to rebuild and strengthen relationships.
Are you at a crossroads in your life, and need help navigating changes in your life? Are your relationships falling apart and need help building stronger connections? Do you struggle with saying NO and having your own voice? Does anxiety keep you trapped in your situation and feel like you cannot breathe? Like many people, you might find that you overthink things or become overwhelmed with the situation or you find that your mind does not STOP! With a little work and learning some new skills, I can help you to navigate these obstacles in your life, so you can move forward.
Worries, frustrations, and disappointments are common in life. But no matter if your issues are current or recurrent, the right step is to seek help. Even if your problems right now feel like they're getting the best of you - know that there is help available for this! It takes courage to seek help and I'm glad you're here. You deserve to live a life that makes you excited to get up in the morning. As your therapist, I will help you deal with emotional and behavioural problems more effectively.
Sam is a Registered Psychologist with over 15 years’ experience in clinical, workers compensation, education, and disability settings. Sam has worked with diverse populations across the lifespan with clients from different backgrounds and abilities, to help them reach their mental health or career goals. Sam uses a broad set of clinical tools and tailored approaches to counselling including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness-Based Therapy.
Our clients are invested in their health & wellbeing. We do a lot of corporate work, we work with high profile individuals who need confidential and discrete support. We work with employers and insurers to get people back to work and life and we work with individuals who are ready to make significant changes to their health and well-being.
We have all experienced times in our lives when we just need someone to talk to, listen to us, to give us the empathy/support that we need to explore an issue safely. Someone that can assist us with navigating life’s rollercoaster, especially during times when things can feel extremely overwhelming. Fiona’s aim at Sacred Space Counselling is to be just that person for you. Fiona provides a safe/sacred warm space so that you can explore what brings you to the counselling space.
Unfortunately, there is a relatively high probability (60-80%) that you will experience a potentially traumatic event in your life. Stress is an unavoidable fact of life. It may not be a natural disaster but rather a death, an accident, chronic work related stress, or relationship difficulties. It may have been trauma suffered during childhood, including physical, emotional, or sexual abuse. Stress and trauma can lead to a variety of psychological, social, and occupational problems including: Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Insomnia,, Alcoholism, Physical and emotional abuse, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.
As a Psychologist Klaudia believes in working collaboratively with her clients to help them achieve their individual goals. She understands that each individuals experience is unique, and therefore their treatment must be tailored to meet their needs. Klaudia goes beyond a “band-aid” treatment approach to ensure clients make lifelong sustainable changes. Klaudia aims to provide a supportive and friendly environment in which clients can develop new skills in managing their current difficulties, while building on their existing strengths.
I am an experienced mindful self-compassion teacher and person-centred counsellor, and I draw on over 20 years of personal and professional practice to help people with complex mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, PTSD and complex trauma to recover a sense of meaning and purpose in their lives. I also work with couples to help them understand and resolve issues that are impacting on their wellbeing and happiness. I work in a strength's-based, recovery orientated and trauma informed way.
I provide evidence-based, individualized & holistic counselling for managing issues & diagnosis. I offer a wide range of coping skills for many mental health conditions (ie. anxiety, depression & Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD). I provide Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) for PTSD. I offer Schema Therapy. I work with identity issues, grief, gender issues, work stress & relationship stress. I am available for couples counselling. I explore individual concerns respectfully & practically for recovery from mental health & issues of distress. I have 20yrs exp. Video sessions available. Also supervision provided.
I am a Clinical Psychologist who can help you to develop personal insight and to address symptoms of a range of anxiety disorders; mood related issues; trauma; addiction; distress and overwhelming emotions; life stress; personality challenges and related unhelpful coping; interpersonal and relationship issues; communication skills. I can help you define your values and address the barriers that stop you from living in line with these. We will work together to create meaningful goals.
Christina is an experienced Registered Psychologist with deep expertise in working with individuals with trauma and alcohol and other drug dependence. She is skilled in working across the lifespan, and across a range of different mental health issues. Christina is trained in multiple modalities, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioural Approaches and Trauma-Informed Care, including EMDR therapy. Christina is trained in administering assessments including Autism, ADHD intelligence and academic testing. Christina is SIRA approved for WorkCover.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Wollongong 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 Wollongong 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 Wollongong 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 Wollongong, or Child Psychologists in Wollongong.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Wollongong 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 Wollongong 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.