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 Amanda Oliver

Amanda Oliver

Mobile 0449 251 194
Psychotherapist, Counsellor

Mobile 0449 251 194

Amanda understands that often issues tend to be painful, limiting and disturbing both to ourselves and to others. Specialising in teenagers and adults, she uses a combination of psychotherapy & counselling to gain a deeper insight into the emotional issues and conflicts that may be underlying the current difficulties. Amanda supports you in identifying ways to overcome them while strengthening relationships. Her expertise lies in complex adolescent issues, working with the individual & family.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • Rosslyn Street, West Leederville, Perth WA 6007 0449 251 194 PHONE 0449 251 194
  • Wembley, Perth WA 6014 PHONE

Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Group Therapy, Workshops / Courses, Workplace Training, Phone Consultations 
  • Amanda has an interest in working with pre-teens, adolescents, their parents and adult individuals living with mental health issues. Amanda develops an excellent rapport with young people and adult individuals quickly, providing a safe and confidential space to talk openly. She quickly identifies and captures patterns of behaviour that are impacting on your relationships; personally and professionally.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • ADD / ADHD, Addiction, Adolescent Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Behavioural Issues, Borderline Personality, Childhood Issues, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Issues, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Eating Disorders, Emotional Overwhelm, Family / Parenting, Life Transitions, Migrant Issues, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, Self Harm, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    CBT, Interpersonal, Mindfulness, Object Relations, Person Centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Systems Theory

    Amanda works psychodynamically and holistically with clients who are experiencing a broad range of issues including those that come up again and again, presenting as a recurring patter or theme. Providing a confidential, safe and non-judgemental space to openly discuss concerns while offering hope for change is of the utmost importance to her. She listens attentively and guides you to better understand your thoughts and feelings, often shining a light on unconscious thoughts and processes. Amanda utilises somatic psychotherapy whereby Soma is a greek word that means 'the living body' and encourages increased awareness and understanding of the emotional energy and the 'felt experience' when discussing issues that are difficult and painful.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Masters Counselling & Psychotherapy - 2019 - Edith Cowan University
    • Masters School Leadership - 2018 - University of Western Australia
    • Graduate Diploma of Education - 2004 - Curtin University
    • BA Asian Studies (Anthropoology & Sociology) - 2003 - Curtin University

    Professional Associations

    • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

    Background

    Amanda has a Masters of Counselling & Psychotherapy (ECU) and more than 15 years as a high school teacher working with adolescents and their families. She has extensive experience working internationally within educational, health and welfare sectors.
    Amanda specialises in complex adolescent issues such as personality disorders, risk taking behaviour, anxiety & depression, self-harm & suicidal ideation. She works with the individual or can assist family members living with someone who has a mental health illness. Amanda works well during intense situations & emotional crisis. She is also a trained mediator having facilitated restorative justice between young offenders and victims of crime, and mediated family disputes and workplace issues

    Appointments

    Weekdays, Evenings and Weekend appointments available.
    Urgent appointments always available.

    Transport and Parking

    Conveniently located within 2 min walk from West Leederville train station.
    Street parking available with a 2 hour limit.

    Fees

    $120/ session
    Reduced rates for students and concession card holders.
    Amanda is passionate about and committed to ensuring that everyone can access high quality, professional therapy.

    Payment Options

    Direct Deposit via bank transfer
    Registered for PAYID

    Languages

  • English
  • Japanese


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     Amanda Oliver

    Amanda Oliver

    Psychotherapist, Counsellor

    Regardless of where you are in life, Amanda offers a confidential and safe space for you to discuss concerns, behaviours, thoughts or goals. She works psychodynamically and holistically with pre-teens (10-12yo), teenagers (13-18yo) and adults who are experiencing a broad range of issues including those that come up again and again, presenting as a recurring pattern or theme. Amanda will provide you with the support you need to adjust to life changes, grieve losses and heal emotional wounds....

    • West Leederville, Wembley
    • CBT, Interpersonal, Mindfulness, Object Relations, Person Centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Systems Theory