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Ms Dalit Bar

Ms Dalit Bar

Mobile 0412 396 644
Counsellor, Art Therapist

Mindsight

Mobile 0412 396 644

I help people who struggle with anxiety, stress and depression to cope better with life's difficulties. I believe all people have equal worth and deserve to have joy in their lives, no matter what their cultural background is, or level of education and skills they have. As your counsellor, I will encourage you to respect your distinctiveness and appreciate your uniqueness in the world. I treat all people with respect and acceptance and provide a safe and welcoming space for everyone to be heard.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • Unit 31/260-264 Wickham Rd, Highett, Melbourne VIC 3190 0412 396 644 PHONE 0412 396 644

Services

  • Counselling, Family Therapy, Home Visits 
  • I specialize in art therapy, for individuals and groups. I can assist with:
    Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADD/ADHD/ODD and Social Emotional Regulation Difficulties.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • ADD / ADHD, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Autism / Aspergers, Communication Issues, Creativity, Cultural Issues, Depression, Divorce / Separation, Grief / Bereavement, Life Threatening Illness, Life Transitions, Migrant Issues, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self Development, Social Skills, Stress Management, Trauma Recovery, Women's Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    Art Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Journal Therapy, Marriage and Family, Meditation, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Trauma-Informed

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Degree of Bachelor of Applied Social Science - 2014 - Australian College of Applied Psychology
    • Graduate Diploma in Creative Art Therapy - 2006 - Miecat
    • Master in Art Therapy - 2016 - Latrobe

    Professional Associations

    • Australian, New Zealand and Asian Creative Arts Therapies Association
    • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

    Background

    I am a registered counsellor and art therapist with over 10 years in public and private practice in Melbourne. I have a passion for working with children and their families, where I create a healing space for clients to explore and understand the experience or events that are troubling them.

    Appointments

    Please call for appointment
    0412 396 644

    Transport and Parking

    Plenty of on street parking in the area

    Fees

    Individuals - $100 per 50 minute session
    Workshops - please contact me for details

    Payment Options

    Cash, Cheque, Direct Transfer

    Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew


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    10 Questions with Dalit Bar

    • What led you to choose psychotherapy or counselling as a profession?

    • My counselling career began when I studied Art Therapy in Melbourne to overcome my own relationship problems. I worked at an organization called Jewish Care as an art therapist for 4 years. However I wanted to learn more, so I began studying counselling.
    • Which philosophical approaches have influenced your professional/personal development?

    • The art therapy method was always a support for me in the healing process. Art therapy has helped me overcome my own challenges in life and I would like to help others to find their own meaning through creative expression. It assisted me in starting my counselling and art therapy practice this year. I am passionate about helping people make positive changes in their lives and I find that I am able to do that through the creative therapies.
    • Which particular aspects of health or the human journey are you interested in?

    • I am interested in how people view their world and how it influences their values, beliefs and ways of being. I believe all people have equal worth and deserve to have joy in their lives. No matter what their cultural background is, level of education and skills they have. As your counsellor, I will encourage you to respect your distinctiveness and appreciate your uniqueness in the world.
    • What method/s do you use?

    • Everyone has different ways of processing their experiences therefore I take into consideration what will suit you the best and adapt the counseling session to fit you.

      For that reason I focus on number of creative therapies from a person-centered approach. Art therapy and Emotion Focused Therapy are both creative counseling methods that I use.
    • When do you think the client will start to feel that progress is being made?

    • I believe clients feel some relief from distress within the first 1-3 sessions.
    • How has therapy made you a better person?

    • It has allowed me to live an honest life full of creativity and relationships with others. I have more awareness and clarity of what is important to me.
    • What do you like most about being a therapist?

    • I feel gratitude and honored that I am able to work as a counselor and share people's life journey.
    • Do you ever have 'bad hair' days?

    • Of course! We all have bad days. It's how we deal with these bad days and move forward.
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    Ms Dalit Bar

    Dalit Bar

    Counsellor, Art Therapist

    I have a passion for working with children and their families, where I create a healing space for my clients to explore and understand the experience or events that are troubling them.
    My approach incorporates various modalities to fit the needs of my clients including Family Therapy, Art/Play Therapies, Meditation and Mindfulness....

    • Highett
    • Art Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Journal Therapy, Marriage and Family, Meditation, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Play Therapy, Sand Tray, Trauma-Informed