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Ms Simone Wiggishoff

Ms Simone Wiggishoff

Mobile 0425 335 482
Psychotherapist, Clinical Psychologist

Simone Wiggishoff Northside Therapy Centre

Mobile 0425 335 482

I value helping individuals to understand and accept themselves and their needs and feelings, to learn to express these in helpful ways, and to develop the capacity to self-soothe when confronted with life's inevitable challenges and difficulties. With empathy and respect, and by means of a strong therapeutic relationship, I will help guide you to work deeply on your issues, to help facilitate lasting and meaningful change.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • 4/181 High Street, Willoughby, Sydney NSW 2068 02 9958 8157 PHONE 02 9958 8157

Services

  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Assessment, Clinical Supervision 
  • Areas of Special Interest

  • Addiction, Adolescent Issues, Anger Related Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Childhood Issues, Conflict Resolution, Depression, Divorce / Separation, Dreams, Emotional Crisis, Family / Parenting, Gender and Sexuality, Grief / Bereavement, Life Transitions, Migrant Issues, Personality Disorders, Relationship Issues, Self Development, Stress Management, Trauma Recovery  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    CBT, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Interpersonal, Mindfulness, Object Relations, Play Therapy, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Sand Tray, Self Psychology

    I will help you develop strategies for reducing and relieving symptoms of commonly presenting problems such as depression and anxiety. In this regard, cognitive-behavioural and mindfulness-based approaches are helpful in equipping you with strategies for soothing difficult feelings, as well as identifying and changing patterns of thinking that contribute to distress and problematic behaviours. I also welcome the opportunity to work with you on a deeper level to explore the role of unconscious processes, early family-of-origin experiences and other historical factors that have shaped you, and contributed to your current difficulties.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) - 1983 - University of Cape Town
    • Higher Diploma of Education (Counselling) - 1986 - University of Cape Town
    • Bachelor of Arts Honours (Psychology) - 1989 - University of South Africa
    • Master of Arts (Clinical Psychology) - 1999 - University of Natal

    Professional Associations

    • Australian Clinical Psychology Association
    • International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

    Quality Provision

    Simone has endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist with the national registration body for psychologists in Australia (AHPRA) and is a member of the Australian Clinical Psychologist Association (ACPA). Simone is committed to ongoing professional development through subscription to professional journals and regular attendance at workshops and seminars.

    Background

    Simone has over 20 years experience in a range of psychiatric, educational, private and government services, catering to children, adolescents and adults. Currently Simone is in full-time private practice in Willoughby, on Sydney's north shore. Simone's psychotherapy work encompasses children, adolescents and adults, including couples.

    Appointments

    Monday to Friday, 8am to 7 pm.
    Please call 02-99588157 or 0425335482 for a confidential appointment.

    Transport and Parking

    The practice rooms are centrally located in High Street in Willoughby, on the north shore. The area is serviced by bus routes and Chatswood station and coming by car, there is ample, unlimited parking in surrounding streets.

    Fees

    As Simone is a registered provider with Medicare, clients with a Mental Health Care Plan are able to claim a rebate of $124.50 for up to 10 counselling/psychotherapy sessions per year . Private health fund rebates are also available.

    Payment Options

    Cheques, cash, credit card, bank transfer. HICAPS claims available.



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    Ms Simone Wiggishoff

    Simone Wiggishoff

    Psychotherapist, Clinical Psychologist

    I am a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist with a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and 20 years experience working in a range of psychiatric, organisational and community settings. I have been in private practice for the past 18 years, currently in Willoughby on Sydney's north shore....

    • Willoughby
    • CBT, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Interpersonal, Mindfulness, Object Relations, Play Therapy, Psychoanalytic, Psychodynamic, Sand Tray, Self Psychology