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Ms Deone Drapala

Ms Deone Drapala

Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor

MentalAz

At MentalAz I'm moving into clinical supervision. This is via Skype or in person at my rooms in Moorabbin, South East Melbourne. I can supervise social workers from graduate to experienced. I work from supervisee driven model. I mainly have a mental health career background fro the last 10 plus years. I'm particularly interested in supporting social workers from LGBTIQ community. Email me to find out more.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • First Floor, 24 Station Street, Moorabbin, Melbourne VIC 3189 0407 1241 86 PHONE 0407 1241 86

Services

  • Workshops / Courses, Professional Training, Clinical Supervision 
  • These current rooms have stairs.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Burnout, Career Counselling, Depression, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Gender and Sexuality, Life Transitions, Schizophrenia, Self Development, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Trauma Recovery, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    CBT, Experiential, Interpersonal, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred, Solution Oriented, Systems Theory

    Deone’s therapeutic invention is from the following:

    Systemic problem-solving - looking at how issues relate to each other
    Strength-based solution focused intervention - looking to tap into previous strengths to survive and build on these.
    Interpersonal therapy
    Psycho-education (including Motivational Interviewing) - providing information as well as accessing motivation levels.
    Narrative therapy - using unique outcomes and metaphors in therapy.
    Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
    Informed Dialectical Behaviour Therapy including distress tolerance.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Bachelor of Arts - 1992 - University of Qld
    • Bachelor of Social Work - 1996 - Charles Sturt University
    • Masters of Social Work - 2006 - University of Qld

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Association of Social Workers

    Quality Provision

    MentalAz operates under Social Work Code of Ethics 2010

    Background

    Deone has been a clinical social worker for over 20 years working in the government and non-government sector as a family therapist in Centacare and Gold Coast Drug Council. She has worked as a social worker in Cerebral Palsy League, Community Health, Centrelink, Child and Youth Mental Health and 7 years in Adult Public Mental Health, particularly with the homeless population. recent experience at Headspace youth counselling. My current role is as an Accessible Psychological Interventions counsellor with Thorne Harbour Health (formerly VAC). She majored in Family Therapy in the Masters of Social Work and has an ongoing interest in family of origin, social justice and working with displaced people within our community.

    Appointments

    Moorabbin: Thursdays 12pm-8pm
    Other times by appointment
    Skype by negotiation

    Transport and Parking

    Street parking available. Across road from Moorabbin train station.

    Fees

    Professional social work supervision:
    Skype sessions- $100
    Graduate SW $110
    Full time SW's $130 per session

    Payment Options

    Bank deposit after invoice



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    Ms Deone Drapala

    Deone Drapala

    Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor

    I have been a clinical social worker for over 20 years working in the government and non-government sector. I have worked in mainly in public mental health the last 10 years with recent experience at Headspace youth counselling. My current role is as an Accessible Psychological Interventions counsellor with Thorne Harbour Health (formerly VAC). ...

    • Moorabbin
    • CBT, Experiential, Interpersonal, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred, Solution Oriented, Systems Theory