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Mrs Irene Valis

Mrs Irene Valis

Mobile (02) 8105 5981
Psychotherapist, Gestalt Therapist

Irene Valis

Mobile (02) 8105 5981

Welcome. My heartfelt mission is to hold a safe, sacred space for women to feel heard, healed and whole. Through my own growth and transformation, I have unearthed that the healing process is an upward spiral, akin to the natural cycle of the seasons. Using mindbody principles of Gestalt Therapy, I offer a safe, personalised and effective approach to healing past traumas, emotions and narratives that may be impeding and impacting your life in the present. The result is a coming home to yourself.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • Refresh Wellbeing Yoga & Wellness Centre, 23 Pitt St, Mortdale, Sydney NSW 2223 02 8105 5981 PHONE 02 8105 5981
  • Therapies Summer Hill, 17 Hardie Ave, Summer Hill, Sydney NSW 2130 PHONE 02 8105 5981 02 8105 5981
  • Sacred Soul Wellness Studio, Level 1, 4 Park Lane, Caringbah, NSW 2228 PHONE 02 8105 5981 02 8105 5981

Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Assessment, Walk and Talk Therapy, Workshops / Courses, Online Video Consultations 
  • Therapy sessions for women are by appointment:
    In person at Mortdale (St George area), Caringbah (Sutherland Shire), Summer Hill (Inner West), or online via Zoom.

    Plus Sacred Mothers Groups for women in Mortdale.

    FREE 15 minute phone consult available, book at: www.irenevalis.com.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Assertiveness, Burnout, Cancer Support, Carer Support, Childhood Issues, Chronic Fatigue, Communication Issues, Decision Making, Depression, Eating Disorders, Emotional Overwhelm, Existential Issues, Family / Parenting, Grief / Bereavement, Guilt Feelings, High Sensitivity, Life Threatening Illness, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Obsessive Compulsive, Pain / Rehabilitation, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self Development, Sexual Abuse, Social Skills, Stress Management, Trauma Recovery, Women's Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    Attachment Theory, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Existential, Experiential, Gestalt, Inner Child, Integrative, Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal, Jungian, Meditation, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Trauma-Informed

    I offer a trauma-informed, body-oriented and relational approach to therapy. Gestalt is a safe, gentle, integrated modality that supports you to express yourself fully and cultivate growth and change.

    Together we will explore how you relate to yourself, to others, and to your environment. Through this active and authentic way of relating, we come to understand who you are and what and how you feel, do, think and move in the here and now (experience) - rather than what was, might be, could be, or should be (story).

    This newfound awareness presents you with choices in how you respond to life and with that choice becomes change as you begin to experience reintegration of various parts of self and restore a sense of wholeness and inner peace,

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Advanced Clinical Training in Gestalt Therapy - 2019-2021 - The Relational Institute Australia (TRIA)

    Professional Associations

    • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

    Quality Provision

    I am a provisional member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and I uphold the code of ethics and practices set out by PACFA.

    I am involved in monthly clinical supervision and I continue my own personal and professional development as I believe sustaining authentic connection with self and others is vital for a full and satisfying human existence.

    Background

    Through my own growth and experience, I have unearthed that the healing process is an upward spiral, akin to the natural cycle of the seasons.

    I am committed to working with you through ups and downs; exploring with you any opportunities and challenges; and walking with you on a path towards awareness, change and empowerment.

    I have studied Gestalt Therapy for the last 3 years, and prior to that I managed various events, programs and projects within Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) and NFPs within the health sector, aimed towards improving the quality of life for some of the most vulnerable members of our community including seniors, people with disability and youth.

    Appointments

    FREE 15 minute phone consult available, please book online at www.irenevalis.com.

    Sessions in person or online, by appointment only.

    Tuesday to Friday 9am - 2pm

    Mortdale - Tuesday & Thursday
    Caringbah & Zoom - Wednesday
    Summer Hill - Friday

    Transport and Parking

    All clinics are easily accessible by public transport and close to amenities with ample parking.

    Fees

    $110 in clinic. $100 via Zoom.

    Payment Options

    Direct debit or credit in advance of session.



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    Mrs Irene Valis

    Irene Valis

    Psychotherapist, Gestalt Therapist

    I am a PACFA qualified Gestalt psychotherapist and Sacred Circle Facilitator, however my greatest skillset comes from my lived experience as a mother, wife, daughter, sister, friend, employee and student. I offer a safe, personalised, relational and embodied approach to supporting women who may be experiencing a disconnect from themselves, others or their environment - whether it be through symptoms of anxiety, depression, PTSD, grief, overwhelm, isolation or chronic health conditions. ...

    • Mortdale, Summer Hill, Caringbah
    • Attachment Theory, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Existential, Experiential, Gestalt, Inner Child, Integrative, Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal, Jungian, Meditation, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Trauma-Informed