Jules is a Clinical Psychologist, with a passion for helping to support the wellbeing of her clients. Jules has completed a Bachelor of Psychology with First Class Honours and a Master of Clinical Psychology.
Jules is clinically trained in a range of therapeutic approaches and has experience providing several therapeutic modalities in treatment, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy (ST), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness based approaches.
Jules adopts a warm, genuine, proactive and authentic approach in therapy sessions. She is committed to helping people gain deeper insight into their thoughts, emotions, behaviours and relationships; coupled with helping them develop skills and techniques for growth and change. Jules adopts a flexible, personalised and collaborative approach based on the unique needs of the individual and incorporates a blend of various evidence-based therapeutic approaches to address individual needs.
Jules has had experience working with diverse populations including individuals with:
- Depression and anxiety disorders
- Emotion regulation difficulties
- Relationship problems
- Difficulty managing distressing situations
- Grief and loss
- Workplace and financial issues
- Self-worth and self-esteem issues
- A background of trauma
Jules Mascarenhas - Psychologist 50-minute session:
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Emma Hayes (Clinical Psychologist) BA Psych; Grad Dip Ed Psych; M Psych (forensic); MAPS; FCCLP
Emma is a registered Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience. She is a member of the Psychology Board of Australia (AHPRA), the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Clinical College of the APS.
Emma is skilled in the application of a wide range of evidence-based psychological therapies for adults including: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing and psychodynamic psychotherapy.
Emma works collaboratively with her clients to identify the most suitable approach for each individual.
Emma brings with her a warm, practical and holistic approach to assist clients with the many challenges that life can present for example:
- Low self-esteem
- Relationship difficulties
- Assertiveness issues
- Chronic pain
Emma Hayes - Psychologist 50-minute session:
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Dee has a Bachelor of Psychology, a Graduate Diploma of Advanced Psychology and a Master of Professional Psychology. She is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) as a General Psychologist. Dee has trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Eating Disorders.
Dee has experience working with both children and adults and has worked with clients across the full spectrum of the lifespan. She has extensive experience working with people living with a disability. Dee also has a passion for disability advocacy and ensuring those living with a disability receive the support they deserve. Dee has assisted many people experiencing anxiety and depression, and those overwhelmed by thoughts of suicide. Dee also has experience working with families and couples.
Dee-Anne James - Psychologist 50-minute session:
Jonathan provides holistic client-centred therapeutic interventions. He has a Masters in Social Work and is a current member of the Australian Association of Social Workers with over 20 years’ experience. Jonathan utilises a range of intervention theories and techniques to tailor therapy to the individual including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Mindfulness Based Practices. Jonathan also supports people to develop skills in the areas of emotional regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness.
Jonathan is passionate about self-development and motivated to support others to reach their greatest potential. He enjoys sharing his journey, knowledge, and skills to inspire others to reach their best.
Jonathan is well equipped to provide therapy, support, guidance, and mentorship to people who struggle with the adversities attributed to:
- Relationship breakdown
- Social or cultural exclusion
- Exceptional needs and adversity
- Inherited adverse experiences
- The stress of modern life!
Jonathan Grady - Counsellor 50-minute session:
Pamela is an experienced Social Worker, Counsellor, and Career practitioner with professional membership to the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA).
She enjoys connecting with individuals from various backgrounds, actively listening to their life stories and challenges relating to mental health, relationships, work, and career. She seeks to understand, support, and equip them with the tools and information they need to resolve their concerns.
Pamela’s work is underpinned by a person-centred, strength-based approach and the application of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Mindfulness principles, Narrative Approach, Talk Therapy and Psychoeducation. Pamela empowers individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, social isolation, work stress, career disruptions and relationship challenges to work towards desired outcomes and achieve improved wellbeing.
Pamela Makombeshamu - Counsellor/Social Worker 50-minute session:
Catherine is an experienced social worker specialising in mental health counselling with over 30 years’ experience working in fields across government and non-government agencies including work in health, disability, community services, tertiary education, management, and leadership,including voluntary work with Lifeline. She currently works in both private practice and with the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work at Flinders University.
She has enjoyed working as part of multidisciplinary teams and gaining exposure to different areas within community services, giving me a wholistic view of client support and has a special interest in animal assisted therapy.
Catherine uses a range of approaches with an emphasis on Narrative, Gestalt and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to help people to regain a sense of hope, connectedness, and control as quickly as possible to avoid the need for prolonged therapy. She has a passion for assisting all people to achieve their potential through the provision of guidance and empathic support to manage presenting challenges, toward facilitating a way forward with life and its possibilities while guiding and mentoring goals and achievement. She provides a person-centred approach in counselling with a particular interest in mindfulness to increase a sense of wellbeing, self-confidence and capability.
Catherine Francis - Counsellor/Social Worker 50-minute session:
Sara De Vries
Sara currently completing a Masters of Counselling Student at Monash University and is in the final stages of her degree completing her placement hours. She has real world experience as a counsellor for Employee Assistance Programs and is a member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).
A holistic counsellor, Sara is passionate about helping people achieve their highest personal capacity so they can live successful, happy, healthy, and peaceful lives. She is inclined to a pluralistic counselling approach, focusing on fluidity in sessions that prioritises collaboration and client-centred values.
Sara is an empathetic and nonjudgmental counsellor, who uses skills learnt through her degree to break down barriers and create a therapeutic alliance with her clients that works to foster trust, support, and understanding. She applies a curated approach to each client, considering Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Psychoeducation.
By listening to her clients’ stories, Sara seeks to understand their life experiences and work with them to develop goals, skills, and practical tools to help them overcome challenges. She focuses on strengths to help her clients through issues such as:
Sara De Vries - Student Counsellor 50-minute session: