Are you an adult looking for supportive private counselling? I specialise in: 1. Navigating Emotions - (anger, frustration, fear, pain, low self-confidence, grief, sadness & shame); 2. Relationship Concerns - (dating issues, relationship breakdown, separation & co-parenting); and 3. Life Transitions - (health changes/diagnoses, status changes, weight concerns, career dissatisfaction or pathways). I am a truly person-centered counsellor, with a warmly non-judgmental approach. I provide unconditional positive regard as I help you to safely navigate difficult times, decisions, situations, past events and people.
My speciality is trauma, specifically domestic violence and sexual assault. I practice trauma focused therapy and have worked with hundreds of clients during and after domestic violence and sexual assault. I have a passion for helping clients through their trauma healing journey.
Hi there, my name is Liam and I am a Men's Counsellor working at FamilyCare located in Wallan and Seymour. I offer in person services, over the phone and or online services to Men from the ages of 18 and above. FamilyCare is a non for profit organisation and therefore the services that I offer are of no charge to you.
From time to time, we all face challenges and experience change throughout different stages of our lives. But for many of us, sometimes it might be more difficult than usual to cope or find our way. Perhaps you are feeling lost because the life you currently lead is not what you had imagined it would be? Or it could be that you are facing an overwhelming situation, or 'stuck' in a relationship that creates major stress. You may have been struggling with anxiety, depression, loss or other significant life transitions for some time, and now need help. At Safe Place Counselling, you do not need to deal with life’s challenges alone.
Iris is a counselling psychologist with a person-centred approach to therapy. She is passionate about working collaboratively with clients towards healing, growth, and wholeness. She is a non-judgemental therapist with a warm interpersonal style. Iris is an LGBTQIA+ affirmative and aware clinician.
I want to see people be and achieve their very best by learning to overcome or manage the challenges that life inevitably throws at us. By understanding themselves and others, tapping into their strengths and adopting the right tools, I believe everyone has the potential to reach their goals and have meaningful relationships.
Meeting with a counsellor can be a valuable chance to work through the issues and problems you're experiencing. Finding the right counsellor is a really important factor in how successful your counselling experience will be. Whatever the reason you're seeking counselling, if it's important to you, it's important to us.
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 provide support for children, young people, adults, couples, and families for issues including: anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, eating disorders, ASD, school refusal, Substance use, grief and loss and carer support. I will work with you to identify challenges and strengths, to consider options and implement strategies suited to your needs.
I assist people with anxiety, addiction, trauma, relationship difficulties and mood disorders understand the nature of their concerns and help guide them toward a better quality of life. I value the importance of a strong therapeutic relationship through a non-judgmental approach and unconditional positive regard. I work collaboratively with clients to develop treatment goals, and achieve these through skill building and developing effective coping strategies to better their lives. I also call upon client strengths to initiate and maintain positive changes.
Rachel Drysdale is a counsellor and an accredited member of the Australian Association of Social Workers, with more than ten years experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Rachel has worked in the child protection, education, emergency management and mental health fields and has a particular interest in working with new parents and families, including defence force families and foster families. Rachel is also a registered provider with the Transport Accident Commission (TAC).
Do you feel stuck in life and need someone to support you without judgment? I am the founder of Open Heart Counselling, a counselling practice specialised in trauma processing and relationship issues. I help individuals and couples understand their relationships better and learn new skills. My approach focusses on safety and connection. I encourage free expression, respect, compassion and acceptance. I offer my experience and guidance in challenging clients to promote a positive life change. I help my clients clarify their needs, and issues and guide them in finding their solutions.
I understand that it can be difficult to make the decision to see a counsellor, especially when you feel so vulnerable. I am here to listen and gently encourage you to tell your story. I’m interested in finding out what’s happened to you, not what’s ‘wrong’ with you. Counselling isn’t about learning to think positively or exercising greater self-discipline, it’s about starting to really listen to what your instincts are telling you.
Elizabeth practices from an integrative stance that prioritizes tailoring therapy to meet your goals within the context of a safe therapeutic relationship. She is dedicated to helping people move beyond symptom relief towards lasting change. In addition to treating the underlying diagnosis, therapy can include help with personal goals, personality difficulties, improving relationships, improving self management skills and life transitions. She uses modern psychoanalytic frameworks (ISTDP) and is able to work within skills based frameworks as well (CBT).
Managing stress and changing behaviour is a complex matter. It can be even tougher when you try to do it alone. My clients are looking for the tools to manage their situation effectively and bring about positive behaviour change and improved performance. The people I work with want the power that comes from combining the best elements of coaching, positive psychology with the best therapeutic practices, including both traditional and state of the art methods. They want both coaching support and clinical expertise to help them cope, build their resilience and ultimately thrive across a range of complex situations and experiences.
The problems I help with include the following: Relationship issues; anxiety, phobias, depression and anger; pain management; smoking cessation and weight management. I am an accredited couples counsellor, and have a graduate qualification in hypnotherapy from a program jointly administered by the Austin Hospital and Melbourne University Department of Psychiatry. I have a Pharmacy degree, which facilitates collaboration with medical practitioners about how best to help clients on anti-depressants and other psychotropic medications.
I have over 15 years of experience, in particular supporting those whom have experienced some form of traumatic event (especially sexual abuse). This includes current serving members of the Australian Defence Forces, Veterans and their families (PTSD). I work with children and young people who have behavioural and emotional difficulties and developmental disorders such as ASD, ADHD, ODD. I also provide Neurofeedback therapy and EMDR. Essentially if you are ready to engage in therapy, open to exploring current behaviours and how change may occur - Then lets get started!
Hello, my name is Andrew and I am a Clinical Psychologist based in Melbourne, Australia. I provide telehealth psychology consultations to adult clients 18 years and up. I provide treatment and support for a range of difficulties including Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Grief and Loss, Mood Disorders, self-esteem difficulties, and promoting overall mental health and wellbeing. As I am a Clinical Psychologist, you will get back a rebate of $131.65 from Medicare for each appointment, with referral from your GP.
Anita has a calm, warm and empathic presentation, has a keen awareness and an engaging counselling style. Her focus is on developing a strong therapeutic alliance whilst gaining an overview of the couple's history and current issues, and developing deeper understanding, acceptance of differences and hopeful ways to move forward.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Kinglake 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 Kinglake 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 Kinglake 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 Kinglake, or Child Psychologists in Kinglake.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Kinglake 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 Kinglake 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.