Relationship Counselling Melbourne

  • Relationship Counselling Melbourne

    Shannon

    Couples Therapist Melbourne

    Grad Dip Psych, BA Arts, Specialist Couples Training

    Hart Centre Certified

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    LOCATIONS
    • Northcote, VIC
    Specialised Training
    • Diploma of Psychology – The University of Melbourne
    • Specialist Course in Couple Therapy – Relationships Australia
    • Internship in couples counselling – Relationships Australia
    • Enrich and Prepare Facilitator
    • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT Training) – Russell Harris
    • Trauma Informed Practice: Skills Training (Bouverie)
    • Single Session Therapy Work: Skills Training (Bouverie)
    • CRAFF: Common Risk Assessment Framework (CRAFF Victoria)
    • Wendy Bunston: Family Violence and the impact on Infants (PANDA)
    • Eleni Neville – Relationship Struggles in the Perinatal Period (PANDA)
    • ASIST Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
    • Application of DBT for Family Intervention
    • Trauma Informed Training: Pheonix Australia
    Areas of Interest

    Fertility, pregnancy, parenting, same sex couples, intimacy, couples with young families, senior couples, extended families/in-laws, grief and loss/ trauma, anxiety, depression, perinatal anxiety and depression.

    Types of Therapy
    • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
    • Attachment-based
    • Compassion Focused
    • Culturally Sensitive
    • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
    • Interpersonal
    • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Narrative Therapy
    • Person-Centred
    • Somatic
    • Strength-Based
    • Trauma Focused
    About Shannon

    Shannon has a deep interest in working with couples and individuals to explore the issues and concerns that they are living with individually and within their relationships. Shannon believes building trust and creating a safe therapeutic environment is fundamental. She understands, exploring painful feelings, events, past hurts, memories and relationship distress, takes courage and vulnerability.

    She approaches her therapeutic work with high regard for her clients. Working from a non-judgmental, open, insightful, empathic space, drawing from Attachment Theory, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Self Compassion, Mindfulness and Neuroscience.  Her practice is client centered and trauma informed.

    Shannon is a qualified counsellor with 8 years’ experience. She specialises in relationship counselling and perinatal mental health. She has worked in community and mental health services providing counselling to individuals and couples. Shannon is compassionate and warm, and works together with her clients to facilitate a deeper understanding, clarity – and acceptance of their patterns of behaviour, relationship dynamics, and core beliefs that can cause distress and struggles.

    Shannon works collaboratively with individuals and couples helping them to navigate a broad range of issues. Some of these include; communication, grief and loss, coping with life’s transitions, perinatal anxiety and depression, self esteem, blended families, loss of connection and vitality, mismatched libidos and intimacy issues, separation, divorce, anxiety, depression and l. She understands and respects that each person is different, and has unique and diverse needs.

    Shannon believes each client is the expert of their own lives and she is there to help guide, facilitate, challenge, invite growth and self awareness, with the aim to support clients in better understanding their relationship differences and personal struggles. Shannon is responsive to each clients needs and collaborates with them in the therapeutic process to support goals they outline to bring about positive change.

    How many years counselling experience do you have?

    Over 8 years.

    What are three strengths you have as a Psychologist/Counsellor?
    1. Warm  and attuning presence,
    2. Empathetic, Perceptive, insightful, listener
    3. Ability to hold the space and provide safety in the presence of vulnerability
    What is the most satisfying and fulfilling part of the work you do?

    Bearing witness to people’s vulnerabilities and pain. Holding the possibility of growth and change whilst assisting them to navigate this inner process.

    Parking & Accessibility

    The clinic is located on High Street. There is 1 hr parking on the street or side parking in Mitchel Street.

     

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