Immediate Openings Available - Medicare Bulk Billed. Face to face + telehealth. Cognitive Behavioural, Mindfulness, Emotional Focused Therapy & more. I work from the belief that the therapeutic relationship is built on trust, acceptance, validation and understanding. My purpose is to get you unstuck, confident, emotionally intelligent and not afraid to face life. I am passionate about working with Individuals, Adolescents & Couples facilitating meaningful and lasting change. I take pride in my ability to connect in a genuine way with a variety of clients and tailor my approach to best respect each person's potential, strengths.
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.
Taisia is a registered Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience working in both public and private sectors. Taisia has worked with clients with a variety of mental health conditions and presenting issues, including mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, stress, grief and loss, and adjustment to major life changes.
Are you looking for support to better manage difficult life circumstances, anxiety, low mood, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem, grief and loss, ... and help you to move towards who you want to be in life, to access more peace and joy, find more meaning and purpose, and feel more connected to others? Therapy can be valuable in supporting you with this and it is my objective to hold a warm, inclusive, and safe space where your problem can be explored sensitively and therapy be tailored to your unique goals and needs.
I work with LGBTIQA+ identifying clients and their families, People of Colour (PoC), migrants and folks from refugee or asylum-seeking backgrounds. I work in an intersectional way taking into account identity, mental health and other aspects of an individual. I specialise in working with clients who have had to migrate and leave their country of origin and are having a difficult time navigating life in a foreign country.
I'm an accredited Medicare registered therapist (AMHSW) with rebates available. I work with trauma, anxiety, mental health issues, grief and loss. I am highly experienced in the area of complex trauma and have a deep understanding of the ways this impacts everyday life and connections. Around trauma, I work both somatically and with talk therapy. I offer a safe and accepting space for members of the LGBTIQ+ community, providing support and understanding around issues such as coming out, gender identity, dysphoria and exploring sexual orientation. I use evidence-based therapeutic approaches to work in a person-centred holistic way.
Hi, I'm Chris. I'm a psychologist and endorsed Clinical Psychologist. I work with men, women, and members of the LGBTIQ+ community 15 years and over to help with a wide range of problems with mental health and wellbeing, such as: Anxiety (including social anxiety), depression, changing unhelpful or unhealthy patterns of behaviour, supporting you through grief and loss or significant life changes, processing trauma, navigating relationship difficulties, helping you to manage challenging emotions such as anger and shame, and working to quiet self-criticism and develop self-compassion.
Welcome. As a psychotherapist, I work with individuals and couples to understand and resolve issues in their lives. Individuals have consulted me for issues such as mental health concerns, recovery from trauma, difficulties with relationships, sexuality, self worth, grief and loss and more. Couples often seek psychotherapy for help with communication, alienation, hostility, conflict, trust issues, or recovery from infidelity.
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.
Looking for something a little different to traditional talking therapy? Often it can be hard to find the words to express how we are feeling or what is going on in your life that is getting you down. As a Mental Health Social Worker I use my traditional counselling skills and incorporate my Sensorimotor Art Therapy skills to add deeper meaning and reflection to make sense of the world through art, creativity and play.
Change is never easy, and neither is it easy to be stuck in the patterns that are keeping you from achieving the life you want for yourself. Whether you are struggling with a mental health condition and want to live symptom free or you are trying to achieve a life with more confidence to pursue your dreams, it starts with realising the need for a change. It requires bravery and strength to create those changes. Having a supportive, empathetic and knowledgeable, professional by your side can make the process more manageable and less isolating. It is important to find a professional who can understand your unique perspective.
We often reach a point in life where it’s important to move on from the old and embrace the new. This may feel challenging and overwhelming in the short term, but it can also be an incredibly fulfilling and enriching experience in the long term. As a counsellor, my priority is to create a safe and therapeutic space where you can be heard without judgement and met with respect and empathy. To me, understanding trauma and resilience is highly important: what trauma means and how it can affect us is an important step to self-discovery. And what makes up your resilience? Learning again, but this time with more meaning and motivation.
Stephanie is a registered clinical psychologist who specialises in working with adolescents and adults with emotional difficulties. Her therapeutic focus is to create a safe space to allow people to think about their emotional experience as well as better understand themselves and reasons that they might feel lost, unfulfilled, anxious or unhappy. She works with people with chronic emptiness, overwhelming emotions or emotional instability. Furthermore, she has an interest in people who have had a sibling or parent with a chronic health issue or disability, perfectionistic traits, procrastination as well as trauma and grief and loss.
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/
I’m Stuart Jeanfield of Art Space Art Therapy. I have worked in the arts for most of my life and and have moved into therapy over the past few years while acquiring my Masters of Therapeutic Art Practices form the MIECAT Institute. I’m an actor, artist, musician and theatre maker and I bring forward whatever artistic means best suits the clients I engage with. I also bring with me a a wealth of lived experience working across a number of different sectors that allows me an ease of engaging with others and an understanding of the intricacies and variations of different peoples lives.
Currently open for new referrals. I work from an understanding that many of life's concerns stem from our past experiences in relationships and the structural difficulties that are present in our society. This organizes the way I understand peoples experience and distress and how I seek to understand how we are in relationship, and what fixed patterns get in the way of living a more meaningful and enriching life. I work with warmth and curiosity to help develop a deeper understanding of your area of concern and better make sense of why particular patterns might be causing distress.
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.
I enjoy conducting cognitive, educational and comprehensive cognitive assessments to aid in diagnosis, intervention and identify support needs. Aside from assessments, I also have experience working with clients across the lifespan who present with various difficulties including developmental delays, neurodevelopmental disorders, learning delays, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, behavioural difficulties, and trauma.
Utilizing an integrative, connected, and compassionate approach, I work with a variety of presentations including depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use, addiction, stress, relationship issues, parenting support, behavioral issues, grief and loss, and general well-being. I encourage my clients to empower themselves through developing an appreciation of their values and strengths whilst also considering the obstacles that distract them from living their values. I consider it a privilege to be but an instrument in my client’s journey to self-awareness, enhanced self-confidence, and improved well-being.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Fawkner 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 Fawkner 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 Fawkner 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 Fawkner, or Child Psychologists in Fawkner.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Fawkner 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 Fawkner 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.