Ivanhoe Counselling and Mindfulness Therapy
With over 30 years experience working as a counsellor / psychotherapist and training in various therapeutic modalities, I have gained extensive skill in helping children and adults with grief, anxiety / depression, relationship issues, life transitions, trauma, health issues, serious illness and spiritual issues.
Individual counselling, psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children. Both short-term and long-term in-depth therapy are available.
In addition to talking therapy I specialise in the following methods. Embodied Imagination a therapeutic and creative way to work with dreams, memories and physical symptoms. Pioneered by Jungian analyst Robert Bosnak (see www.embodiedimagination.com.au), Jungian Sandplay Therapy and Mindfulness -based Therapy .
Buddhist Psychotherapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy, Dream Work, Experiential, Holistic, Inner Child, Jungian, Meditation, Mindfulness, Person Centred, Sandplay Therapy, Transpersonal, Trauma-Informed
My fundamental approach is Person Centred – providing a safe space for people. Also Creative and body oriented approaches. I draw on a range of skills to find what best suits each person. The orientations that most inform my practice are: Compassion Focused Therapy, Transpersonal Psychology, Jungian Psychology, Buddhist psychology and Family Therapy. This orientation helps people to connect more deeply with themselves and their strenghts, and to cultivate more satisfying relationships and fulfilment in their daily lives.
As a clinical member of PACFA, I am committed to the highest clinical standards and have regular supervision with national and international experts.
I have 30 years experience in private practice, working with people of all ages. My own experience in therapy, psychology training and extensive meditation practice, enables me to be fully present and listen deeply in a nonjudgmental way.
In addition I have taught counselling skills to trainee counsellors. Currently, I am a key trainer in the Australian Embodied Imagination training.
Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 6.30 pm
Parking is easily available.
$130, Concessions available.
Initial 15 minute free consultation
Cash, Cheque or direct deposit
At different times in our lives we may need support. This may be to overcome unhelpful patterns or to develop a different relationship with our inner life and resolve painful emotions. Through a collaborative approach I assist people to reconnect with their strengths and inner healing capacity. In addition my Family Therapy training enables me to help people develop more fulfilling relationships....