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Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is a dynamic process that focuses on the mental, emotional, relational and spiritual health of a person and aims to help clients better understand the conscious and unconscious aspects of their present experience. Psychotherapy can be undertaken both short term (approx 20-26 sessions) or long term which is not limited to a particular number of sessions.

Emphasis is placed on the theraputic relationship between the therapist and the client where we build a secure & collaborative base to navigate your feelings, build resilience & create more healthy ways of relating to yourself & the world around you.

Those that have undertaken psychotherapy feel the process has led them to the experience of greater insight and clarity, helped them develop a stronger identity and has aided in greater symptom reduction

$150 per session (no bulk billing or Medicare rebate)

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a holistic approach to therapy

A ‘holistic’ approach takes into account a number of vital elements in your quest for wellbeing. This includes how you feed & nourish yourself, what your relationships & community supports are like, we explore your creative pursuits and review your daily practices or habits. Brookes approach to therapy is not just about focusing on one area rather it is about drawing on a number of elements within your life to find balance & equilibrium.

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How do I know if Psychotherapy is right for me?

If you are looking for a therapy that can explore deeper or more complex issues that you don't really understand then psychotherapy is probably a good avenue. We will spend the first few sessions completing an in-depth assessment and discussing your individual needs, personal therapeutic goals and the time frame/commitment you wish to enter into.


What issues does Psychotherapy address?

Psychotherapy is useful for a wide range of concerns including: mental health; anxiety, depression, stress, personality disorders, eating disorders, illness, relationship, intimacy or commitment problems, family of origin issues, abuse, violence and trauma


Do I need a Mental Health Plan to see you?

No. Psychotherapy is yet to be rebatable through Medicare therefore you are a privatly paying client and do not need a mental health plan.

- Counselling sessions occur in a confidential, non-judgemental environment, either in person (South Melbourne) or via an online platform.

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'Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.'

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