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 Ms Hedy Turner

Ms Hedy Turner

Mobile 0404 949 628
Relationship Therapist, Counsellor

Innovative Professional Counselling

Mobile 0404 949 628

There is always a spark of hope! Let's blow on that spark to bring it to a flame, a flame that can light up the full range of options in one's life. A broader range of alternatives enables people to generate solutions and make more effective life choices, which lead to greater control, better understanding and more contentment.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • Unit 2, 251 Queen Street, Cleveland, QLD 4163 (07) 3488 2553 PHONE (07) 3488 2553

Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy 
  • You, as the client, can expect personalised, confidential attention in a calm, supportive and safe environment. You will be treated as we all like to be treated, with dignity and respect. I, as the counsellor, recognise you as the expert in your life and I am fully committed to using my training, experience and expertise in an ethical, professional and innovative manner.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Anger Related Issues, Assertiveness, Behavioural Issues, Communication Issues, Depression, Divorce / Separation, Family / Parenting, Intimacy Issues, Life Transitions, Men's Issues, Relationship Issues, Self Development, Self Injury, Sex Related Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    CBT, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Hypnotherapy, Marriage and Family, Narrative Therapy, NLP, Person Centred, Solution Oriented

    My approach is client-centred first and foremost. With that as basis, I select from the techniques I was schooled in as well as additional techniques with which I have expanded my range of choices: in particular I use Solution Focused Counselling, Narrative Therapy, and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; where appropriate I also use Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Hypnotherapy. I am accredited in both Triple P and Parenting with Love and Limits.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Master of Counselling, QUT - 2003
    • Bachelor of Education, Griffith Uni. - 1981
    • Diploma of Teaching, C.A.E. - 1975

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Counselling Association

    Quality Provision

    In order to maintain the highest professional standards, I have regular face to face supervision with a qualified, registered supervisor. I attend as many professionally relevant workshops, seminars and presentations as possible. I am also a member of three professional organisations (The Australian Counselling Association, the Queensland Association for Family Therapy, and the Federation of Psychotherapists and Counsellors of Queensland) and am registered with PACFA.

    Background

    For nine years I worked as a volunteer telephone counsellor on a crisis line. After obtaining my Master of Counselling qualification I worked and still work as a face to face counsellor for a government funded counselling agency. At the same time I also operate my own private practice, Innovative Professional Counselling, which was established in 2005. I have worked with children, the youngest was 3, adolescents, young people and older ones, individuals, couples, families. Particular areas of expertise are men and anger, relationships, and parenting.

    Appointments

    Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
    Latest appointment 7:00 pm

    Transport and Parking

    There is a parking bay directly opposite.

    Fees

    Individuals: $75 per one-hour session
    Couples: $95 per one-hour session
    (No extra charge if the session goes over time)

    Payment Options

    Cheque or cash - no card facilities at present.

    Languages

  • English
  • German


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     Ms Hedy Turner

    Hedy Turner

    Relationship Therapist, Counsellor

    There is always a spark of hope! Let's blow on that spark to bring it to a flame, a flame that can light up the full range of options in one's life. A broader range of alternatives enables people to generate solutions and make more effective life choices, which lead to greater control, better understanding and more contentment....

    • Cleveland
    • CBT, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Hypnotherapy, Marriage and Family, Narrative Therapy, NLP, Person Centred, Solution Oriented