I am a practising counsellor with a focus on Art Therapy, anxiety and depression and couples counselling in a private, fully-accessible counselling and therapy space. Experienced in providing grief and loss counselling, and trained to provide psychological First Aid for trauma. Fully registered NDIS provider for Art Therapy for NDIA managed participants (aged 16 years +), with the capacity to provide counselling and art therapy for self-managed/plan-managed participants (aged 10 years+).
Focusing on the needs of individuals in smaller communities, country towns, regional areas where there is generally fewer resources available for those who need support. I am a generalist counsellor using a person-centered approach. I am community-minded working alongside the Community Health Centre and Shire to facilitate community well-being events, places and awareness.
Maria has worked supporting individuals with behaviours of concern in the government and not for profit sector for over five years and her experience working with vulnerable children, adults and families spans over fifteen years. Maria’s main aim for treatment is to work with her client in a connected and collaborative manner while providing a space for individuals to feel understood and valued. Maria draws on a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Positive Behaviour Support.
I come to counselling from a different than others. I started my working career in retail, then move to policing, and then public service; and adult education. After moving to Horsham in 2016, I began the transition to counselling. My approach is to work with you and find the most practical and equitable solution for you.
Do you feel overwhelmed or are you finding it difficult to cope? Part of being human and living life, means that there are times when we need extra support, but it isn't always easy to reach out. Other times it's hard to reach out because we've experienced things so painful and traumatic that it feels like you will never be understood. This often leaves us feeling unworthy, not good enough and unsafe and burdened with a pain that can never be shared.
Hi, my name’s Martin. I’m an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Couples Counsellor and Clinical Sexologist/Sex Therapist. I offer both generalist services, working with conditions such as anxiety, depression, low self esteem and intrusive thoughts, but also specialist services, working with individuals and couples on matters relating to relationships, sex and intimacy. Some common presentations I work with include disconnected, unhappy or sexless relationships, pain during sex (including vaginismus and vulvodynia), premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, unwanted fantasies/paraphilia, sexuality exploration and more.
Rosemary is a warm, gentle and caring Psychologist. Her approach is gentle yet purposeful, and uses an integrative approach to treatment. Rosemary uses a number of therapeutic frameworks to inform her practice, including but not limited to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Schema Therapy, EMDR, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Mindfulness, Interpersonal Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Play Therapy.
Build your 'life worth living' with the help of our experienced and compassionate therapists. We have experience in helping you overcome issues such as: depression; anxiety; stress; grief; personality disorders; bi-polar disorder; grief and loss; and dealing with life transitions. We are able to work with clients via Telehealth and can therefore give access to evidence based, effective therapy to anyone living within Australia who has access to the internet. We also facilitate online groups and have online content for clients to access in their own time, at their own pace.
I have 20 years experience with complex mental health issues across the age spectrum . I offer a kind, empathetic service to families and individuals using my skills as a family therapist and mental health clinician.
I work with adults at all stages of life helping them to navigate through relationship issues - courtship and break up; marriage , transition into lifestyle living, domestic and family violence and abuse, sexual assault, depression and anxiety, racial difficulties and interpersonal relationships in teams. I am well versed in diversity and multiculturalism.
Welcome to Streatfeild & Co Psychology. We offer face to face appointments from our Macedon Ranges office and national Telehealth services. Learn more at www.streatpsych.com We support children, young people, families, couples, and adults across the lifespan. Our Psychologists and Mental Health Social Workers help clients with anxiety, depression, stress, burnout, adjustment, trauma, grief & loss, separation, life stage and change, relationships difficulties, self esteem issues, mental health in the context of disability and injury including ASD & ADHD, carer support, Mental Health Disorders, and substance use and abuse issues.
Anastasia is a Clinical Psychologist in Ballarat who specialises in empowering adults to reach their therapeutic goals. Anastasia is experienced with working with clients with depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma, long-standing and complex mental health issues, emotional dysregulation difficulties and life adjustment difficulties. Anastasia prioritises a welcoming, non-judgmental and safe therapeutic environment. Anastasia believes it is essential to take the time to get to know each of her clients and collaboratively tailors treatment to suit the specific needs of each individual.
I seek to maintain clients' mental health by helping them better understand themselves and the situations they are in. How have you come to be here? Are you experiencing difficulties within yourself or in your relationships? Do you feel things need to change? What resources do you have to help yourself move forward? I work in a trauma-informed way, respecting the complexities of your current life circumstances, including your cultural and relationship contexts.
Woven Holistic Counselling provides a safe and compassionate space where clients feel they are a person beyond their symptoms. Christine works holistically to address root causes of mental health difficulties by weaving together her grounding in psychological science and counselling with other modalities, thereby expanding treatment options & allowing them to be tailored to the individual.
Abdelkerim is a member of the AASW with over 10 years’ experience as a counsellor and clinical social worker. He has worked in a number of counselling settings including managing a nation-wide counselling service in Australia. Abdelkerim is also fluent in Arabic and Tigrinya and can provide bilingual counselling upon request. Abdelkerim is well-versed in faith-based counselling.
Hi I'm Julie a Grief and Loss counselor, and EFT coach. Are you suffering traumatic memories that are reinforced by negative experiences throughout your life. Have you formed problem behaviours and coping strategies that are unhelpful that you want to change. Are you feeling like your destined to remain like this for the rest of your life. Has your anxiety or fear been so distressing that you avoid people or places you once loved. Are you feeling pain, has your health and immune system deteriorated. Do you want to explore those negative emotions and find solutions to those problems you have been facing.
Sky Lilly is a psychotherapist, counsellor, teacher and group facilitator with 20 years’ experience working in mental health, education and the private and community sectors. Sky is a warm and compassionate psychotherapist who supports growth and healing in her clients. She draws on scientific foundations, evidence, and a wide range of theoretical frameworks on which to base her work. Sky is a Family Relationships Practitioner offering counselling and parenting consults. Sky also facilitates parenting groups on Post Separated Parents, Tuning in to Teens, Kids and Worry, and Kids and Anger among others.
Dave is an experienced social worker and mental health clinician. He has experience with supporting children, youth, adults and older adults with a range of issues, including personality issues such as trauma-related difficulties, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), emotional regulation challenges, ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is passionate about assisting clients with longstanding interpersonal and personality difficulties, relationship issues, the management of symptoms from trauma and helping clients to develop strategies to match their concerns.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Ararat 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 Ararat 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 Ararat 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 Ararat, or Child Psychologists in Ararat.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Ararat 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 Ararat 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.