Northcote

  • Eleni

    Relationship Counsellor Melbourne

    M.CoupleCouns, M.SW, DipHolCouns. BASocialSc(Hons)

    Hart Centre Certified

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    LOCATIONS
    • Northcote, VIC
    About Eleni

    Eleni Neville is a qualified relationship counsellor, psychotherapist, supervisor, and educator. Eleni has gained relevant qualifications to support couples and individuals in times of distress and disconnection, as well as during transitionary life-stages. Eleni specialises in both individual and relationship/couple counselling.

    For couples and relationships, she works with communication difficulties, loss of connection and intimacy, parenting tensions, blended families, cultural differences, affairs, separation and divorce, life-transitions, and grief and loss. She also has experience working with LGBTQI couples. Eleni supports couples to more deeply understand their relationship dynamics and patterns, to work towards accepting their differences, to attend to unresolved hurts, and to re-establish their emotional bonds.

    For individuals, she has special interests and experience in pregnancy and postnatal care, anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, self-esteem, grief and loss.

    She has worked with specialised relationship services including Relationships Australia and Lifeworks, as well as in the area of perinatal mental health. She additionally holds a role as a sessional lecturer at the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC). Her 15+ years of dedication to the field of therapy reflects her passion and inspiration for enhancing life experiences through self-growth, human-potential, meaningful relationships and responsibility. Eleni recognises our infinite capacity to heal from our wounds when faced with life’s challenges. She is motivated to support her clients to access their qualities of strength, courage, self-awareness and resilience.

    Her therapeutic approach utilises frameworks from an integrative psychotherapy lens, including couple and family therapy, emotion-focused therapy, somatic therapies, mindfulness, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and neuroscience. She is a trauma-informed practitioner, and she has committed to years of professional development and supervision.

    Eleni respects the uniqueness of each person’s experience. She is committed to developing a safe, non-judgemental, reflective and nurturing therapeutic experience to facilitate positive change. She is a compassionate, warm, attuned and sensitive therapist who takes care to attend to your deepest vulnerabilities.

    Eleni can also provide counselling in the Greek language.

    How many years counselling experience do you have?

    15 years

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

    As a psychotherapist/relationship counsellor, I believe that my strengths are:

    • Capacity to connect with clients therapeutically, and to create a safe space.
    • Ability to be person-centred, and to apply interventions from multiple modalities.
    • Support couples to better understand their interactional patterns and dynamics.
    • Capacity to articulate, sensitively reflect, and reframe clients concerns, as well as their experiences of pain and  vulnerability.
    What is the most satisfying and fulfilling part of the work you do?

    Experiencing and facilitating the journey of vulnerability with couples and individuals to connect more deeply to themselves and their partners/families.

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  • Shannon

    Couples Therapist Melbourne

    Grad Dip Psych, BA Arts, Specialist Couples Training

    Hart Centre Certified

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    LOCATIONS
    • Northcote, VIC
    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.

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