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Dr Vivienne Colegrove

Dr Vivienne Colegrove

Mobile 0409949300
Relationship Therapist, Family Therapist

Eltham Relationship Counselling

Mobile 0409949300

The tools and techniques I will provide you with to improve your relationships are tools I have been perfecting in my career over many years to help people just like you. My goal for you is to have practical strategies you can use at any time, no matter what is going on in your relationship. I am direct, solution-focussed, and collaborative in my approach.


  • 6 Stamford Court, Eltham, VIC 3095 0409949300 PHONE 0409949300
  • Rivers of Yarrambat, 28 Kurrak Road, Yarrambat, VIC 3091 PHONE


  • Counselling, Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, Professional Training, Clinical Supervision, Skype 
  • Counselling services are available in Eltham on Tuesday - Thursday, and at Rivers of Yarrambat by appointment.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Family / Parenting, Gay and Lesbian Issues, Grief / Bereavement, Intimacy Issues, Pre-marital Counselling, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Sexual Abuse, Trauma Recovery  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    DBT, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal, Marriage and Family, Mindfulness, Music Therapy, Somatic Psychotherapy, Systems Theory

    I believe that any relationship has the potential for transformation and positive change. I have witnessed powerful healing and growth when people feel safe to be vulnerable with their loved ones and speak from the heart, with the confidence that they will be truly heard and understood. If you're fed up with the status quo and are ready to grow, contact me.


    • Doctor of Philosophy - 2018 - University of Melbourne
    • Master of Couple and Relationship Counselling - 2007 - La Trobe University
    • Post-Graduate Diploma in Family Therapy - 2000 - La Trobe University
    • Graduate Diploma in Music Therapy - 1995 - University of Melbourne

    Professional Associations

    • Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

    Quality Provision

    I adhere to the ethical standards set by PACFA.


    I have been working as a family/relationship counsellor and music therapist for over twenty years. I draw on current theory and research about the neurobiological effects of trauma to assist relationship recovery. My professional mission is to heal the effects of trauma on body, mind and relationships. I also offer professional supervision, training and support to counsellors and therapists working with traumatised children, young people, couples and families.


    Appointments are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. After hours appointments are available on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

    Transport and Parking

    free and plentiful parking at both locations. Accessible by public transport.


    $150 for a 50 minute session. Reduced rates available for lower income families who are able to attend appointment between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    Payment Options

    cash or internet transfer

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    Dr Vivienne Colegrove

    Vivienne Colegrove

    Relationship Therapist, Family Therapist

    Are you finding it hard to communicate, to resolve differences with your partner, your kids or other family members? I help individuals, couples and families to improve connection with each other, and learn ways of working through conflict. When you visit - this is your space; a nurturing, non-judgemental and confidential space. Counselling can reduce the distress, whatever the outcome. If you decide to separate, counselling can equip you to do this agreeably, and to parent cooperatively....

    • Eltham, Yarrambat
    • DBT, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Interpersonal, Marriage and Family, Mindfulness, Music Therapy, Somatic Psychotherapy, Systems Theory