Hi, I’m Marit. I am a black woman from Melbourne. My mother is Indian-Singaporean and my father was Ethiopian. I have a unique insight growing up in a Western culture with both South-Asian and East-African influences. As a black woman, I have an understanding of being impacted by marginalisation and experiencing racism while living in a predominantly white society. As a therapist, I can support you with issues in your life, with the understanding that your identity can add another layer of complexity and difficulty to your experiences.
Allison is a Counsellor and Psychotherapist with specialist training in Couple Therapy and Transpersonal Counselling. She offers a Holistic and Integrative approach to her work with both Couples and Individuals, drawing on many therapeutic models and theories such as Attachment theory; Mindfulness and Somatic processes; and how our fight or flight defence mechanisms effect our wellbeing.
Bimba is a counsellor working with adolescents, young adults & and families from diverse socio-cultural and socio-economic backgrounds for over 10 years. Through therapeutic conversations, Bimba seeks to collaborate with the clients, to identify the strengths & expertise to deal with their life's challenges. She is committed to explore and unpack possibilities of their preferred ways of being in the world. In times of uncertainty, we may need a conversation space that enables us to share our most vulnerable thoughts. She offers to hold this space, listen to what is unsaid, and support the client in navigating through the concerns.
People come to see me for a lot of different reasons. For instance, you might be experiencing depression or anxiety, having relationship difficulties (whether you're single or partnered), going through a major life transition or loss, or wondering about the overall direction of your life. You may have a sense that there's something more to life -- that you could be living a richer life, and thriving more than you are right now. I'm here to support you and examine what's working and not, whether you're seeking a major transformation, or simply a deeper understanding of your life patterns.
Therapy can benefit anyone from those who are "feeling stuck" or dissatisfied and don't know how to shift things, to people who are facing major challenges such as depression, anxiety, chronic illness, trauma or grief and loss. Therapy can be useful for people who want learn more about themselves, engage in personal development or personal growth, develop better communication or relationship skills, explore their creativity or blocks to creativity, explore their identity, their gender or sexuality or develop a better understanding of work and work place challenges. It can be a form of deep soul work or a way to work on a particular.
If you are struggling, feeling overwhelmed or anxious, therapy can help you find more clarity and balance, providing an opportunity to work through your immediate life challenges or explore issues on a deeper level in a calm, supportive and non-judgemental space. Marianne Trinder is an accredited counsellor and psychotherapist, as well as a mindfulness instructor, with over twenty five years of experience in mindfulness practice. TAM (Talk And Mindfulness) Therapy, brings together Marianne’s skills and experience in scientifically-backed, talk-based therapy as well as mindfulness practices.
I work with adults to support them with a range of issues relating to identity, mood, anxiety, emotional regulation and interpersonal issues. Using a developmental focus, I work with people to consider how challenges have developed and where they want to be in the future. A key part of my practice is affirming people's identities, whether this relates to neurodiversity, gender, sexuality, relationship types, race and/or other factors. This ensures that we build towards goals that are determined by the person and align with who they are.
I support couples of all ages, stages, personalities and abilities in relationships to better relate to, understand and communicate with one another and increase their sense of connection. I specialise and am trained in Gottman Therapy which was developed by psychologists and husband and wife team, John and Julie Gottman, out of their almost 50 years of work researching and supporting couples to live more connected and fulfilling lives together.
Whether the problem that has brought you here is something recent, or has been an issue for a long time, I can help you understand what is happening so that you don't feel so lost. We can then work together to not only help create change in your current life, but also address the patterns that work against you so that the future looks much brighter too. My seven years experience in the mental health field has included helping people with depression, anxiety, family and relationship problems, psychosomatic issues, low self-esteem, trauma and addictions.
I am an empathetic, compassionate and experienced social worker and counsellor who utilises a range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches to assist people to make positive changes in their lives. I have been a social worker for many years and in that time have provided counselling and support to a wide range of people. I can support you with various issues such as life transitions, work stress, relationship and parenting challenges, grief & loss, anxiety and depression.
I am a registered psychologist who works with adolescents and adults. I pride myself on making all clients feel welcome and comfortable in the therapeutic space. I like to take the time to deeply understand each individual client in order to cater my therapeutic approach to the individual. I see the client as the expert in the room and tap into their knowledge of themselves and their presenting issues to collaboratively work through and understand the issue together. I endeavour to help clients develop long lasting strategies and insight into themselves to be able to use and apply outside of the therapeutic space.
You may feel overwhelmed by life struggles, painful losses or relationship issues. We can work together in this space to acknowledge difficult and complex emotions and experiences, such as anger, anxiety, guilt and shame. Often people may feel alone in the midst of losses and transitions - families, friends and communities aren't always able to provide solace and support. Sometimes a loss or change may feel unbearable. Being seen and heard by another person can create powerful potential for healing and change. We can also work on long-term issues such as family dynamics and relationship patterns that sometimes add to isolation
Jessica has a warm and intuitive therapeutic style and uses a developmentally informed approach to help her clients overcome life challenges, build resilience and lead a more healthy and connected life. She has worked as a group and individual therapist in a range of settings including private and public hospitals, drug and alcohol services, community engagement, and youth mental health. Jessica works with adults experiencing a range of mental health challenges including depression, anxiety, stress, interpersonal problems, drug and alcohol issues, adjustment difficulties, and trauma.
Michael gains great satisfaction from working with people who are looking to increase their self-awareness and find greater ease and meaning in their lives. Michael is very well researched in a both mainstream approaches and more holistic modalities and ways of being.
I enjoy helping people from all walks of life with various presentations including anxiety, depression, addictions, trauma, anger, and PTSD. I utilise a range of therapeutic modalities including CBT, DBT, ACT, whilst incorporating aspects of humanistic and psychodynamic psychotherapy, which I tailor to the individual needs of his clients. I am passionate about helping people navigate life’s challenges by developing an understanding of the connection between their experiences and their learned beliefs and behaviours. Fluent Italian speaker
Catherine seeks to understand her client’s experiences and their reasons for seeking therapy. She works collaboratively with her clients to support them to develop a greater connection to, and compassion for, all aspects of themselves. The importance of establishing trusting, compassionate and curious relationships with her clients is the bedrock of Catherine’s practice. Rather than viewing her clients’ challenges as ‘problems to be fixed’, Catherine provides her clients a safe space within which to heal unresolved emotional wounds and discover new and exciting ways of relating and being in the world.
With trauma or ongoing stress, survival energy becomes stuck in our nervous system. We might make adjustments, like seeking or avoiding certain types of situations, or clenching certain muscles to dodge tricky feelings or sensations. We believe this keeps us safe from what we fear, but it can also have us feeling trapped in patterns that take a huge toll on our lives, health and relationships. My clients and I work together to discover ways to restore a sense of inner security, peace and passion for life.
I work with women who are looking to transform themselves and their lives. They recognise that their symptoms are the psyche's way of communicating that something needs to change. They are curious and smart, yet struggle to meet their potential. They can seem fine on the outside, but on the inside they are at rock bottom. They are looking to be witnessed by someone who wants to know their hopes, dreams and nightmares. They believe that transformation is possible, and that they have a unique gift to offer the world. They might feel lost, but deep down they know they are capable of greatness.
I work with individual adult clients looking to change the way they do things. My job is to make you feel safe so that you can be brave and open. I can help you deal with phobias, obsessions, perfectionism, procrastination, and other sorts of pain preventing you from living as well as you'd like. I start by being attentive and curious. I want to hear and understand what you want to tell me. We’ll discuss what you want to change and which goals matter most to you.
Emma is an experienced Clinical Psychologist and accredited EMDR practitioner who has been working in the field for 12 years. Emma adopts a warm, caring and non-judgemental approach when working with her clients to help them to feel comfortable and safe when discussing their personal issues. Emma strives to assist her clients to reach their full potential and goals, using a range of therapeutic techniques in her sessions. Emma works with clients aged 18 years and above.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Brunswick East 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 Brunswick East 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 Brunswick East 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 Brunswick East, or Child Psychologists in Brunswick East.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Brunswick East 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 Brunswick East 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.