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Ms Sarah Dakhili

Ms Sarah Dakhili

Mobile 0481 314 060
Psychotherapist, Social Worker AMHSW

Mental Awakening

Mobile 0481 314 060

Sarah's focus lies on helping clients feel heard, understood and supported so they can start to connect with their true nature and learn to live their lives from a space of love as opposed to fear. She is a great believer that life is a mirror and that our outer world reflects our inner world and once we start to understand that, we have so much more power than we can imagine. Sarah specialises in chronic pain (TMS) anxiety, depression, trauma recovery and interpersonal and work related issues.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • 215 Kedron Brook Road, Wilston, Brisbane QLD 4051 0481 314 060 PHONE 0481 314 060

Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Couples Therapy, Assessment, Workplace Training, Professional Training, Phone Consultations, Online Video Consultations 
  • Areas of Special Interest

  • Anger Related Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Assertiveness, Bullying, Burnout, Career Counselling, Carer Support, Chronic Fatigue, Communication Issues, Creativity, Cultural Issues, Depression, Dissociative Disorders, Divorce / Separation, Eating Disorders, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Gender and Sexuality, Grief / Bereavement, Guilt Feelings, High Sensitivity, Intimacy Issues, Life Transitions, Loneliness, Migrant Issues, Pain / Rehabilitation, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self Development, Sex Related Issues, Sexual Abuse, Spirituality / Religion, Stress Management, Suicidal Feelings, Trauma Recovery, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    ACT, Art Therapy, CBT, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Inner Child, Integrative, Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal, Journal Therapy, Jungian, Marriage and Family, Meditation, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred, Self Psychology, Solution Oriented, Somatic Psychotherapy, Soul Centred Psychotherapy, Trauma-Informed

    Sarah's focus lies in remaining present with her clients while creating a fully open and authentic space where healing can take place. Her approach is inclusive of Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy, Pain Reprocessing Therapy, Neuroplasticity, Humanistic Therapy, Meditation, Yoga, Mindfulness, Inner Child Work, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Somatic Body Therapy, Shadow and Archetypal work, Art Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Pain Reprocessing Therapy and The Polyvagal Theory. Sarah has great interest, personal experience and insight into TMS (Tension Myosistic Syndrome) and compassionate Inquiry, which is a psycho-therapeutic method developed by Dr. Gabor Maté.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Bachelor of Social Work & Counselling - 2011 - University of QLD
    • Accredited Mental Health Social Work - 2011 - AASW
    • Yoga & Meditation Teacher - 2020 - Santosha Yoga & Meditation Institute

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists
    • Australian Association of Social Workers

    Quality Provision

    - Accreditation and membership with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)
    - Member of the International Association of Applied Neuroscience (IAAN)
    - Member of The Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors & Psychotherapists
    - Provider registration with Workcover QLD and Medicare Australia
    - Registered practitioner with Pain Reprocessing Therapy
    - Registered provider with Trauma Support Directory
    - Registered provider with The Psychophysiologic Disorders Association (PPDA)

    Background

    Sarah is the founder of Mental Awakening as well as a highly experienced Psychotherapist and Mental Health Social Worker, with years of involvement within the sector. She is highly specialised in chronic pain (TMS) and trauma recovery.

    Appointments

    Monday - Friday from 9am - 6pm
    Early morning is available on request for
    shift workers.

    Fees

    Individual - $220 per 60 minute session
    Couples - $250 per 60 minute session

    *Medicare and private health insurance rebates
    are available.

    Payment Options

    Credit card online payment via Medipass

    Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Swedish


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    Ms Sarah Dakhili

    Sarah Dakhili

    Psychotherapist, Social Worker AMHSW

    Sarah has been working within the field of trauma recovery and mind-body disorders for over a decade, specialising in chronic pain and Tension Myositis Syndrome. Her motto is simple: “Supporting clients in creating authentic power within themselves and in turn being able to make what was once difficult, easier”. She is acquainted with Compassionate Inquiry, a psycho-therapeutic method developed by Dr. Gabor Maté that reveals what lies beneath the appearances that we present to the world...

    • Wilston
    • ACT, Art Therapy, CBT, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Inner Child, Integrative, Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal, Journal Therapy, Jungian, Marriage and Family, Meditation, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred, Self Psychology, Solution Oriented, Somatic Psychotherapy, Soul Centred Psychotherapy, Trauma-Informed