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Ms Simone Kaplan

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Ms Simone Kaplan

Mobile 0416280004
Family Therapist, Clinical Social Worker

Simone Kaplan Child & Family Counselling

Mobile 0416280004

Simone is a Family Therapist and Mental Health Social Worker with extensive experience working as a school counsellor and private counsellor specialising in child, adolescent and family clients. Simone also sees adults and couples going through life transitions. Simone helps children or adolescents and their parents, gain self-management and coping skills to work through emotional and behaviour problems and move the family forward. Simone also facilitates therapeutic workshops.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • Headspace Elsternwick , 319-321 Glenhuntly Rd, Elsternwick, Melbourne VIC 3185 03 9076 7500 PHONE 03 9076 7500
  • Williams Road Psychotherapy Centre, 3 Williams Road , Windsor, Melbourne VIC 3181 PHONE 03 9529 2948 03 9529 2948

Services

  • Counselling, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Workshops / Courses 
  • Simone's areas of expertise include :

    Depression and Anxiety
    Loss and Grief
    Workplace Difficulties
    School Related Issues
    School Refusal
    Bullying
    Parental separation
    Parenting
    Child Behaviour and Emotional Issues
    Life Transitions

    A medicare rebate on counselling sessions may be available with a GP referral.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Adolescent Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Behavioural Issues, Childhood Issues, Divorce / Separation, Family / Parenting, Grief / Bereavement, Life Transitions, Relationship Issues, Social Skills  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    ACT, CBT, Developmental, Marriage and Family, Play Therapy, Psychodynamic, Somatic Psychotherapy, Systems Theory

    I bring to you a warmth in therapy which makes engaging and working through some of the hard stuff a little easier. Using techniques from Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, ACT and yoga techniques especially for anxiety and depression. This brings together mindfulness, body awareness and allows for therapeutic changes to assist in coping with life's challenges.

    I tailor counselling using some of the below Therapeutic Approaches -

    - Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
    - ACT & Mindfulness
    - CBT
    - Yoga techniques especially for anxiety and depression
    - Attachment Theory and Psychodynamic Theory
    - Family Systems Theory

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Level 1 Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
    • Graduate Diploma in Family Therapy - Swinburne Un
    • Graduate Certificate in Family Therapy - La Trobe
    • Bachelor of Social Work - Melbourne University
    • Bachelor of Social Science - UNSW

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Association of Family Therapy
    • Australian Association of Social Workers

    Quality Provision

    As well as individual and family sessions, Simone also provides therapeutic groups.

    Child and Adolescent Workshops include :
    - Resilience and Mindfulness
    - Butterflies in my stomach - How to manage anxiety?
    - What to do when my parents separate?
    - Saying 'No' and remembering to stay 'Me' (Assertiveness Training)
    - Getting along with my Friends and School Mates (Social Skills)

    Please call to enquire about workshop times.

    Appointments

    Monday, Wednesday afternoons/evenings and Thursdays.

    Transport and Parking

    Parking available and Elsternwick Train Station - Headspace

    Parking Available on surrounding streets - Williams Road

    Fees

    $150-$170 per session (rebate given with a Mental Health Plan)
    Medicare GP referrals required

    Payment Options

    Cash, Electornic Transfer or Credit Card facilities



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    Ms Simone Kaplan

    Simone Kaplan

    Family Therapist, Clinical Social Worker

    I bring to you a warmth in therapy which makes engaging and working through some of the hard stuff a little easier. Using techniques from Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, ACT and yoga techniques especially for anxiety and depression. This brings together mindfulness, body awareness and allows for therapeutic changes to assist in coping with life's challenges.

    I look forward to connecting with my clients and working together on strategies to bring ease and a sense of coping into your world....

    • Elsternwick, Windsor
    • ACT, CBT, Developmental, Marriage and Family, Play Therapy, Psychodynamic, Somatic Psychotherapy, Systems Theory