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Mrs Judith Withers

Mrs Judith Withers

Mobile 0438 890 630
Psychologist

Judith Withers

Mobile 0438 890 630

I have a commitment to my clients and develop my methodology to meet their needs. I develop realistic and practical goals for them to work toward and adapt treatment to provide optimal assistance to them on their road to an improved quality of life. I do this in a consultative and open manner.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • 10/53 Penkivil Street, Bondi, NSW 2026 0438 890 630 PHONE 0438 890 630

Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Couples Therapy, Phone Consultations, Online Video Consultations 
  • I provide a range of services from brief cognitive solution focused therapy to long term intensive therapy, based on the needs of the client. I also teach relaxation and meditation strategies.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Anger Related Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Assertiveness, Burnout, Cultural Issues, Depression, Eating Disorders, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Grief / Bereavement, Intimacy Issues, Postnatal Depression, PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Trauma Recovery, Violence  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    CBT, Freudian, Gestalt, Interpersonal, Meditation, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic, Solution Oriented

    My approach is multidimensional and I tailor it to the needs of the client.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • BSc (Applied Psychology) - 1971 - UNSW
    • MA (Psychology) - 1973 - Sydney University
    • MBA - 1990 - UTS
    • M Prof Eth - 2005 - UNSW

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Association for Cognitive & Behaviour Therapy
    • Australian Psychological Society
    • American Psychological Association

    Quality Provision

    I have 49 years of experience, providing the best possible assistance to my clients in achieving improved mental health and quality of life.

    Background

    I have 49 years of experience with a range of clients, specifically dealing with relationship difficulties, self confidence, anxiety, depression, self harm, victims of violence, victims of abuse, perinatal issues, stress management and gender identity disorders.

    Appointments

    My hours are 8am - 9pm on weekdays.

    Transport and Parking

    A bus service from Bondi Junction Station stops
    a few doors away. There is also street parking
    (untimed) nearby.

    Fees

    My fee is $170 per session, however this can be negotiated in cases of hardship.

    I am registered for the provision of health fund and Medicare rebates.

    Payment Options

    Cash, cheque or bank transfer.

    Languages

  • English
  • Hungarian


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    10 Questions with Judith Withers

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

    • I discovered the importance of understanding why people do certain things, why they feel in certain ways, what to do about it, and how to improve their quality of life.
    • Which philosophical approaches have influenced your professional/personal development?

    • initially it was Sigmund Freud, then Fritz Perls, Albert Ellis and then it was CBT (behaviour modification)
    • Which particular aspects of health or the human journey are you interested in?

    • living healthier, positive lives with greater self understanding
    • What method/s do you use?

    • i use range of techniques, from psychotherapy, to Gestalt therapy, CBT, mindfulness and practical short term counselling techniques, based on the needs of the client
    • When do you think the client will start to feel that progress is being made?

    • hopefully from the first session and onwards
    • How has therapy made you a better person?

    • greater empathy, greater self understanding and a greater understanding of others. Also a more positive attitude
    • What do you like most about being a therapist?

    • the feeling that I may be able to make a difference to someone else's quality of life
    • Do you ever have 'bad hair' days?

    • yes, sometimes. It is what we do about them and how we manage them that are important, not whether we have bad hair days or not.
    • What do you think is the most significant problem we face, in the world today?

    • caring about others and caring about the environment
    • Can you share the name of a book, film, song, event or work of art that inspires you?

    • How to raise your self esteem by Nathaniel Brandon
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    Mrs Judith Withers

    Judith Withers

    Psychologist

    I have 49 years of experience as a Psychologist. My work is in diagnosis and treatment of a range of problems, in particular dealing with self confidence, anxiety, depression, stress management, victims of crime, victims of abuse, suicidality, relationship difficulties, and gender related issues. ...

    • Bondi
    • CBT, Freudian, Gestalt, Interpersonal, Meditation, Mindfulness, Psychodynamic, Solution Oriented