Are you trying to manage your personal issues and feeling stuck or overwhelmed? Or are you worried about your future direction and trying to navigate your career pathway or manage workplace challenges? I am a registered counsellor and careers practitioner who is passionate about supporting individuals who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem, interpersonal issues, workplace/career difficulties, life transitions and adjustment concerns. I have over fifteen years of counselling experience in providing interventions for individuals in tertiary education settings, community health, and private practice.
Kayla is a Registered Psychologist experienced in working with anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, trauma, and parenting issues. Kayla enjoys helping people understand themselves and their environments better and to feel more empowered in their lives. She finds joy in seeing clients feel more comfortable in themselves and in their relationships. Clients who work with Kayla receive an integrated approach to therapeutic care tailored to their needs and interests.
As a counsellor I have predominantly dealt with high risk, suicidal and self harm clients. However whilst in the midst of such difficult work I also possess a strength in working with anxiety, stress, communication, self-esteem and a variety of mental health issues. I aim to build an authentic therapeutic relationship in order to decipher what the goals, aspirations and motivations are of a client in order to understand what the path forward looks like. I make sure I take the time to listen, understand and truly comprehend what a client needs and how they want to achieve it within a solution focused mindset
Maria has special interests in working with trauma, anxiety, rapid mood changes and adjustment difficulties. She is also particularly interested in assessing ADHD in adults and children. She also works with depression, low self-esteem, personality disorders and assessing behavioural issues in young children. She works with both couples and individuals across the lifespan, from young children right through to adulthood. Maria aims to create a non-judgemental space for all clients to achieve their therapeutic goals.
Kyriaki is a clinical psychologist with experience in public and private mental health settings. Kyriaki has a gentle and compassionate approach and aims to create space for slowing down, reconnecting with one's self and establishing safety. Kyriaki places particular importance on the embodiment of experiences and the connection between mind and body. Kyriaki's approach to therapy incorporates meditation practices, paying attention and nurturing helpful and supportive lifestyle routines, practices or rituals and learning how to foster supportive and meaningful relationships.
Hi! My name is Mel and I am a Clinical Psychologist with 10 years of experience. I enjoy working with individuals 16+ years presenting with anxiety disorders, eating disorders, mood difficulties, emotional difficulties, low self esteem, adjustment and life stressors, burnout, trauma and body image. I believe that we all have strengths that we draw upon and help us function in the world and it my job to help you identify what these are and how to utilise them. Outside of seeing clients, I also really enjoy supervising other psychologists as a board approved supervisor. I am a ANZAED eating disorder credentialed psychologist.
Cocoon Psychology is a counselling service that offers support to children aged between 4 to 14 years, and their families on a range of different issues including: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, emotion regulation, Autism Spectrum Disorder, study skills, sleeping disturbances, school issues, behaviour management, parenting, cognitive and adaptive behaviour assessments, shyness and social skills deficits. At Cocoon Psychology, we see Medicare, private health insurance and NDIS (self-managed) funded clients.
25 years of counselling experience really does make a difference. Having worked with thousands of clients I can recognise what’s happening for you faster. Reach out if you need support getting symptoms of anxiety & depression under control, tackling childhood trauma, trauma from intimate partner abuse, sexual assault or workplace bullying. I use both cognitive behavioural & sensorimotor art therapies (Guided Drawing & Clay field therapy) to rapidly improve your situation. Fundamental to my work is helping you to be more certain in yourself, better connected to yourself and others and confident in your decision making.
Has traditional ‘talk therapy’ not worked for you? You have an understanding of what your anxiety triggers are just no way of changing how you feel. Maybe you are sick and frustrated with sleeping patterns, worry, panic coming out of nowhere, exhaustion, reduced productivity at work, grumpiness, irritability, emotional outbursts, crying, anger, feelings of inadequacy and failure. You should have to put up with this! There are so many options available to you, so much so I wrote a book on it! The Anxiety Relief Handbook: Complementary Therapies to Let go of Anxiety https://creativeleads.com.au/monikapolemicos/
With years of experience working both with and for some of South East Asia top mental health facilities Jarrod aims to assist his clients in a unique and holistic way. Utilising long established evidence based practice , alongside modern methods Jarrod specialises in addiction, anxiety and men’s mental health issues.
OFFERING ONLY ONLINE/ TELEPHONE COUNSELLING: I have been working as a Social worker and Counsellor for over 7 years with experience providing therapy to individuals, families & adolescents. I've supported people from all scopes of life through complex issues including trauma, family violence, & mood disorders such as anxiety & depression. I have worked in diverse community settings and roles where I have gained extensive knowledge and experience in supporting clients building skills to cope with challenging circumstances.
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.
Do you wonder whether your goals and aspirations have been influenced by society? Perhaps if you were truly living for YOU, your goals would look quite different. Anxiety can dominate our lives until we start uncovering what we truly want out of life. Radically accepting yourself - and understanding your true desires and values - can set you on a more meaningful and fulfilling path. Looking at our issues in a Holistic way allows us to understand ourselves better, which fosters self-compassion.
Immediate availability currently....... Ashlee works with people aged 13 - 30 years and their families, specialising in the assessment and treatment of mental health difficulties. Ashlee is a registered psychologist who has experience in hospital settings, community health and the public mental health system, predominantly providing specialist mental health services for young people experiencing severe and/or complex mental illness. She has a special interest in working with young people experiencing Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Psychosis, however works across a range of concerns.
***PLEASE CONTACT ME VIA EMAIL*** Hi, I'm Rae and I am Non-Binary (they/them) with a lived experience of Neurodiversity and chronic Illness. I am very passionate about Disability Rights, the LGBTQIA+ Community and Mental Health. I am also vegan and love animals. I have a pet cat named Mashu, who you might even meet in one of your sessions. When working therapeutically, I use a person-centred and strengths-based approach to assist individuals to access their internal resources and build their resilience.
We conduct therapy services for children under 16 years of age, with a focus on ASD, ADHD and intellectual disabilities. We have strong focus on school readiness, social skills and emotional regulation skills. We also conduct ASD Assessments, Cognitive (IQ) Assessments, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD) Assessments (Please note: ASD Assessments require a referral from a paediatrician).
Welcome! You deserve to be happy. I offer accesible, culturally- sensitive, caring and effective counselling services. I have had over 2,986 clients engagements with 98% positive treatment outcomes. As a Client-led therapist, I provide therapy at your terms. If you need your cultural and religious values respected and incorporated into your counselling support, then contact me as I engage effectively with people from diverse heritages. I can help you unpack emotional turmoil and support through recovery until you reach your therapy goals.
Anthony is a Youth, Family, Couples & EMDR Psychologist, and the Director of Systemic Psychology. Clinically, Anthony frequently works with young people, couples, families and individuals experiencing a range of mental health issues. Professionally, Anthony has worked in private practice, schools, local government, consulting and currently as a postgraduate lecturer at The University of Melbourne.
Tigist Kebede is Naarm (Melbourne) based Black Counsellor, who employs trauma informed, decolonizing and intersectional frameworks into her practice and advocacy. She specificalised in working with adults with particular interest in culturally responsive clinical practice. Tigist has experience working forensic, non-profit and health sector. She has a history with working with racial trauma, sexual assault, family violence and refugee trauma.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Essendon North 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 Essendon North 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 Essendon North 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 Essendon North, or Child Psychologists in Essendon North.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Essendon North 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 Essendon North 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.