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Joe Psychologist Wollongong

  • Joe

    Registered Psychologist Wollongong

    BA. Dip Ed, Grad Dip Fam Ther (Clin Prac). Grad Dip Psych (Mon). MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    LOCATIONS
    • Wollongong, NSW
    Specialised Training
    • Men in Therapy by David Wexler
    • Relationship Therapy Methodologies Program by The Hart Centre
    • Couples and Asperger’s Syndrome Counselling Skills and Strategies, Tony Attwood
    Described by Hart clients as:
    • Sensational counsellor
    • Easy to speak to
    • Provides a safe space
    • Impartial
    • Empathetic

    Joe specialises in individual, family and relationship counselling and has been a practising Psychologist for over 20 years. He has worked in the public sector within the Department of Human Services and was responsible for Managing a Specialist Behavioural Intervention Team. Joe has been in private practice for a number of years and three years ago made the decision to move his family to Wollongong from Victoria.  Joe has a broad range of experience having worked with many groups including individual therapy with children, adolescents and adults as well as provision of couples and family therapy. Joe has particular interest in couples and relationship counselling, having seen ample evidence in his practice, that the pursuit of a healthy functioning relationship is a vital to wellbeing.

    Joe provides a supportive, safe and caring environment. He has an eclectic approach to therapy, with skills in a number of therapeutic techniques including: Interpersonal Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

    In relationship counselling Joe provides an accommodating client focused approach to working through the personal, interpersonal and emotional issues bought into the room by the couples he works with.

    Read our Interview with Joe here.

    Joe is also available for Anger Management, Porn Addiction and Narcissism and is available for phone or skype sessions for clients who are unable to attend the clinic.

    How many years counselling experience do you have?

    I have been working in the field of human services and counselling for over 30 years. I have over ten years experience in relationship/couple counselling.

    What are three strengths you have as a Psychologist/Counsellor?

    I am an experienced psychological professional. I believe my strengths include commitment to supporting the couple I work with to improve their relationship by motivating them to change dysfunctional patterns of behaviour and by working with me in a team approach. Also I believe I have the ability to conceptualise the problem areas quickly, provide guidance and planning intervention that is tailored to their particular needs.

    What is the most satisfying and fulfilling part of the work you do?

    I strongly believe the quality of our relationship has a direct bearing in our quality of life. Seeing people improving effective communication and emotional connection as a couple inspires and gives me satisfaction to my work. In general giving couples initial hope and followed by the tools to make positive changes together for them is good.

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

    In general, giving a couple hope and then the tools to make positive changes together.

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