Joanne Psychologist


Joanne Psychologist Melbourne

  • Joanne

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    B.Litt (Hons.), M. Litt. M. Psych (Counselling),  MAPS.

    Hart Centre Certified

    • Frankston South, Melbourne, VIC
    Specialised Training
    • EFT & Affairs by Jenny Fitzgerald
    • Relationship Therapy Methodologies Program by The Hart Centre
    Described by Hart clients as:
    • Very approachable
    • Warm
    • Friendly
    • Non-judgemental

    Joanne specialises in individual and relationship counselling. She is passionate about helping and supporting couples as they deal with long-standing relationship issues and move toward developing new and positive relationship approaches and skills.  She listens to her clients needs in a caring and non-judgemental way and is rewarded by seeing couples grow and change in positive ways.

    Together with couple counselling, Joanne is experienced in other problems:  Depression and anxiety, anger management, narcissism, pre-marriage issues, family therapy, trauma, aspergers and related syndromes, pain management, sexual difficulties and porn addiction.  Sometimes some of these problems can, and do, impact on couples and it is important to work out the ways in which such difficulties may have affected a relationship.

    Joanne has been in private practice for 12 years and prior to that worked in a Family and Relationship agency that focused on couple therapy.  She is also trained in family mediation, conflict management and hypnosis.

    Joanne has found recently that skype and phone counselling can be an excellent alternative for individuals or couples who live in remote locations or for reasons of time or privacy would prefer to experience counselling online.

    How many years counselling experience do you have?

    25 years

    What are three strengths you have as a Psychologist/Counsellor?
    1. Understanding
    2. Experienced
    3. Non-judgemental
    What is the most satisfying and fulfilling part of the work you do?

    Helping and seeing couples successfully work through their difficulties to lead happier more fulfilled lives.

    What’s an example of a couple you have helped the most?

    A couple that I recently finished seeing who, over a period of time developed from two people in high conflict to a supportive loving couple. This required time and effort from both of them but both agree the results are very much worthwhile.

    Or to book an appointment, please call 1300 830 552