Dr Grace Tarpey
Mobile 0439 694 192
"The time has come when the risk to remain as tight as a bud is more painful than the risk it took to blossom". Anais Nin The ethics of psychoanalysis is "to not give up on your desire". Jacques Lacan "Psychoanalysis is in essence a cure through love". Freud
Grace provides highly professional services in psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, counselling, life and executive coaching, individual and group supervision and professional training.
Dealing with current issues and unresolved feelings and psychological dynamics from the past, Grace has an impeccable record of healing painful symptoms.
She works long term with clients. Firstly she provides a free interview, followed by 4 weekly sessions to determine the ongoing nature of the therapy.
Developmental, Existential, Experiential, Freudian, Interpersonal, Object Relations, Person Centred, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Self Psychology
Psychoanalytic approach: Freudian, Lacanian, Object Relations, Attachment, Self Psychology, Relational and Interpersonal
Grace is an experienced therapeutic practitioner who works together with her clients to provide a highly confidential, safe and trusting relational environment allowing for integral development. Her ethical approach is to treat each person as authentic with an open mind and with responsibility, respect and integrity.
She is also an academic expert in the field of psychoanalysis, philosophy and ethics and the humanities thereby bringing a rich history of ideas and research to clinical practice.
Philosophy academic at Monash, Deakin, La Trobe and Notre Dame Universities.
Psychotherapy and Counselling academic at Murdoch and Edith Cowan Universities.
Seventeen years of clinical private practice as a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist.
Two clinical trainings with the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association of Australia and the World Association of Psychoanalysis.
Group Psychodynamic training in Melbourne.
I am a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist with 17 years of full time professional clinical experience in private practice. Initially trained as a philosophy academic, I bring a great deal of insight from the history of ideas to my clinical practice. I hold an inviolable ethical position of confidentiality. I have had three clinical trainings. My expertise lies in attentive listening and working well with intense situations. I draw from both a rich classical tradition and a contemporary approach....