Shelly Thorpe|Pregnancy & Postnatal Mental Health

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Shelly Thorpe|Pregnancy & Postnatal Mental Health

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Randwick, NSW 2031
Call Shelly Thorpe
(02) 9100 0667
Offers online therapy
Announcement icon Virtual Appointments in the comfort of your own home are available during this time.


Hi, I'm Shelly, an experienced Credentialed Mental Health Nurse and Psychotherapist who specialises in Perinatal, Infant & family mental health. I have worked for nearly a decade in the public mental health sector with women & families that have struggled with their mental health such as depression, anxiety, and low self-esteem during pregnancy and postpartum. From hands-on experience, I know that a healthy mind comes from our inner experiences since we cannot control anything or anyone outside of us, and this includes our children.
I feel strongly about transformational change and that real change happens from the inside out. New motherhood can be an adjustment of our inner selves, a rediscovery of our own identity, and a newfound expression of what now is. In a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental space a holistic approach will be applied to your unique healing journey.
I will include evidence-based therapeutic modalities with attachment theory at the heart of it, embedded with coaching strategies so that you will always have the tools and inner knowing to manage and adapt throughout life, so you can feel confident in yourself and in the way you choose to parent.
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Shelly Thorpe|Pregnancy & Postnatal Mental Health
“I work with pregnant or postnatal women and offer a holistic approach using a wide range of therapeutic modalities to get you back to you.”


  • Cost per Session: $220+
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Bank transfer, Electronic Funds Transfer, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Medicare Rebates
Medicare rebates are available for pregnancy non-directive counseling for face-to-face sessions. No rebates for virtual sessions.
Email us or call (02) 9100 0667 with questions.


  • Licence: ACMHN / Credentialed Registered Mental Health Nurse / 2542
  • Training: Perinatal & Infant Mental Health & Wellbeing
I have a Bsc Hons in Mental health Nursing, a Postgraduate in perinatal and infant mental health, and a postgraduate in child/family health.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: University of Huddersfield / Public Health - Health Visiting Assessment of Needs
  • Certificate: Higher Education NSW HEALTH / Perinatal & Infant Mental Health - Applied Sciences


Randwick, NSW 2031
Call Shelly Thorpe
(02) 9100 0667
Offers online therapy
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Anxiety
  • Career Guidance
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Client Focus

  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical Behaviour (DBT)
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Relational
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
  • Individuals


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Last Modified: 17 Jan 2022
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