BA, SEP, IFS I, Dip Couns, MACA II, MTI certified
Mobile 0458 271 231
Good therapy has a focus. I offer a comfortable therapeutic space and whatever you bring to our session is workable with holistic methods of healing trauma which are neruobiological in approach. Learn to connect to your innate freedom, peace, self-acceptance and access the deep lasting transformation that good therapy can offer.
Buddhist Psychotherapy, Developmental, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Inner Child, Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal, MBSR, Meditation, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Sandplay Therapy, Somatic Experiencing®, Trauma-Informed
Early sessions focus on developing a shared understanding and goals so that we both know what we are there to accomplish. I draw from a range of models. We'll both agree on methods and approaches (often through trialing) and come to a consensus as to what progress would look and feel like for you, so we know what is working.
-Get to the heart of the patterns that are causing you difficulties.
- Treat underlying causes that cause symptoms
- Get to know your various aspects/parts that drive/inspire
- Find a path through life transitions, grief, or loss.
- Learn to take responsibility without guilt and blame
- Set clear boundaries and express your needs.
- Create more rewarding relationships.
- Gain clarity
Twelve years experience
IFS "Parts Work" is a way of working which is deeply transformational. This gentle method helps heal traumatised, fearful, "extreme" parts of your system and its taps into your innate wisdom. More here: https://www.goodtherapy.org/learn-about-therapy/types/internal-family-systems-therapy
Somatic Experiencing therapy: (SE) is a naturalistic and powerful methodology for healing both shock trauma and developmental trauma, based on the neurophysiology of the autonomic nervous system. The arousal energy in the body from these original responses to threat has not been completely processed and remains lodged in the nervous system, often manifesting in a range of mental and physical health problems.
by appointment only
free initial phone consultation
ample street parking
$180 per 60 minutes
$270 per 90 minutes
Mary A McIntyre
Counsellor, Somatic Psychotherapist
Open, practical and empathic. I use psycho-biological, natural methods to treat stress, trauma, anxiety, chronic pain, climate crisis grief, early trauma, dealing with chronic illnesses. Each person requires a unique approach. For some there may be a benefit in mindfulness-based approaches; others may need recovery from over-immersion in meditation, and therefore better to access much needed individual and grounded psychological work....