Affinitas Counselling Services

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Affinitas Counselling Services

Counsellor


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Offers online therapy

Heaths Road
Hoppers Crossing, VIC 3029

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Vanessa, founder and managing director of Affinitas Counselling Services works with children, individuals and couples affected by various challenges, including moderate to high level mental health disorders such as depression, as well as suicide ideation, grief and loss, communication and conflict challenges, relationship breakdown, family violence, and drug and alcohol addiction.
Her main passions are: attachment, family dynamics, and trauma and abuse, including historical childhood abuse and neglect. Vanessa has trained with Lifeline, and is a qualified Crisis Support Worker and an approved Prepare/Enrich Facilitator (Membership No. 1328326).
Vanessa is an encouraging, friendly and nurturing counsellor. She believes everyone can rewrite their own story, is capable of change and growth and deserves to have their story and pain heard. She enjoys spending time with her husband and their 2 dogs, reading, doing Pilates, and walking in nature.
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“I am a safe, reflective and experienced counsellor and offer a safe place to work through your challenges in an collaborative manner.”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $100 - $125
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Bank transfer, Electronic Funds Transfer

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 5 Years
  • Membership: Christian Counsellors Association of Australia / Provisional Membership
  • Training: Eastern College Australia / 2019
MA in Community Counselling (expected completion Dec 2021) & undertaking psychological studies.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia / Provisional Member
  • Degree: Eastern College Australia / Bachelor of Arts in Counselling / 2019

Location

Heaths Road
Hoppers Crossing, VIC 3029
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Infidelity
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Single Mother

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centred
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 3 Nov 2021
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