Linh is a registered Psychologist with more than 12 years experience working with individuals, families, children and couples. Previously, she had worked in the private and government health sectors providing support and counselling to individuals and families since 2002. Having been raised in Melbourne, Australia with Vietnamese heritage, Linh is fluent in Vietnamese in addition to English. Moreover, Linh has been with her husband for 24 years, she has a close relationship with her husband and her two children.
Linh is passionate about supporting and empowering her clients to create and maintain loving, trusting and respectful relationships. Linh’s personal style is described as friendly, gentle, caring and non-judgemental. Therapeutically, Linh’s approach to therapy is warm and creative, she combines diverse interventions and strategies that are tailored to suit the specific needs of her clients. These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Supportive Person-Centre Therapy, Mindfulness and Strength-based Therapy, Solution-focused Therapy and Systemic Family Therapy.
Achieving a loving, connected and trusting relationship is Linh’s ultimate relationship therapy goal. Linh has extensive experience working with couples in distress, including cross-cultural relationships that are affected by breaches of trust, affairs, compulsive behaviour, ADHD and addictions, intimacy and sexual problems, conflict and anger management, injuries and health crises, pain management, legal problems, stress, depression, anxiety, trauma and loss/grief.
Having worked with families, children and couples for many years, Linh has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the complexities within a relationship at different levels of interaction.
Linh works closely with her clients by providing the knowledge and therapeutic tools or resources to achieve healthy, deepening and enriching relationships. She supports and encourages endless gentle and empathetic communications, deeper emotional connection and intimacy, an openness to share and embrace each other’s vulnerabilities and needs, and a willingness to work as a strong team, that is to accept no matter the problem – it is OUR problem to work through together.
Suffering is the base of happiness, those that have felt the deepest grief are best able to experience supreme happiness. Alexandre Dumas