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Mrs Paula Parmakellis

Mrs Paula Parmakellis

Mobile 0435 168 861
Psychotherapist, Social Worker AMHSW

Regenerate Counselling & Psychotherapy

Mobile 0435 168 861

Do you find it difficult to manage your strong emotions, have a history of trauma that you want to process and rebuild your sense of self, or you are ready to dig deep to work through family patterns and behaviours so you can begin to understand yourself better? I am an Accredited Mental Health Social worker with over 15 years experience in various roles with Children and Adolescents. I frequently work with issues such as grief and loss, anxiety, depression and complex trauma.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • 138 Carillion Ave, Camperdown, NSW 2050 0435 168 861 PHONE 0435 168 861

Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Group Therapy, Walk and Talk Therapy, Phone Consultations, Online Video Consultations 
  • Areas of Special Interest

  • Adolescent Issues, Adoption / Foster Care, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Borderline Personality, Cancer Support, Career Counselling, Childhood Issues, Communication Issues, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Issues, Decision Making, Depression, Disability, Divorce / Separation, Dual diagnosis, Emotional Overwhelm, Family / Parenting, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Gender and Sexuality, Grief / Bereavement, Life Transitions, Loneliness, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self Harm, Sexual Abuse, Social Skills, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Trauma Recovery, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    Attachment Theory, CBT, DBT, Marriage and Family, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred, Systems Theory, Trauma-Informed

    Through therapy using a trauma informed approach, we can explore different aspects of 'self' as we look at the interconnection between biological, psychological and social factors to gain a deeper understanding, alongside therapeutic models that will give you the opportunity to learn new strategies, coping skills, feel heard and supported in your journey.

    Paula has completed training in DBT and regularly draws on skills and techniques that can be applied across a range of challenges.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Bachelor Social Work - 2018 - Western Sydney University
    • Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy - 2020 - Western Sydney University

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Association of Social Workers

    Quality Provision

    Paula is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker accredited by the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). This requires her to adhere to the AASW Code of Ethics and to undertake regular professional training and supervision and uphold the three core principles: • respect for persons • social justice • professional integrity

    Background

    Paula has worked with children, adolescents and families for over 15 years in a variety services and roles from Child care, Department of Juvenile Justice, Hospital Social Work (Palliative Care, ICU, Renal and Coronary) and Youth and Family counselling.

    In the four years of her clinical experience she has supported disadvantaged youth and their families with complex mental health issues. She completed a Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy which has allowed her to learn a variety modalities and skills to work with a range of mental health presentations and to support people experiencing different life challenges.

    Appointments

    Limited spots available. Please contact to see availability

    Transport and Parking

    Metered parking is available on Carillon Ave and surrounding streets.
    10 minute walk from Newtown Train Station and 2 minute walk from King Street Newtown and RPA Hospital

    Fees

    Sliding scale $120- $180
    Medicare rebate available with Mental Health Treatment Plan referral

    Payment Options

    Session to be paid in advance through Bank deposit



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    Mrs Paula Parmakellis

    Paula Parmakellis

    Psychotherapist, Social Worker AMHSW

    Whether you want to explore your behaviours and patterns to gain a deeper understanding of yourself or looking for strategies to help regulate your emotions. I use a range of modalities such as DBT and narrative therapy to help you feel heard and supported to improve your mental health and wellbeing and achieve your goals....

    • Camperdown
    • Attachment Theory, CBT, DBT, Marriage and Family, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred, Systems Theory, Trauma-Informed