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Hania Gorski

Mobile - 0400 225 357

Fiona McIlwaine

Mobile - 0408 352 918

Dr Kerry Proctor

Mobile - 0412 883 458

Kelly Tsorlinis

Mobile - 0431 370 295

Antonella Zanini

Mobile - 0414 657 917

Dr Jenny Ouliaris

Mobile - 0413 708 838 | 94813881

Maria Podbury

Mobile - 0488 203 181

Jan Cody

Mobile - 0415 951 445

Nockie Le

Mobile - 0430 134 544

Dr Jenny Bocquet

Mobile - 0439 832 426

Mayio Konidaris

Mobile - 0410 127 363

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Dr Jenny Ouliaris

MBBS, Grad Dip Family Therapy, VAFT

Jenny was previously a GP and worked in Community Health, Aboriginal Health and was involved in GP Mental Health education and Family Therapy training for GPs.

She has 17 years experience as a practising Family Therapist and works with individuals, couples and families. Her special interests include working with young people, parenting, post-natal issues, fertility, illness, grief and relationship issues.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $180 (Medicare Rebate $108.85)
  • Couple - $200 (Medicare Rebate $119.45)
  • Families - $200 (Medicare Rebate $125.85)
  • Referral letter not required. Reduced fees available for low income clients by negotiation.

Appointments:

Daytime appointments only.

Contact:

Mobile - 0413 708 838 | Office - 94813881

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maria

Maria Podbury

BSW, Post Grad Dip Family Therapy, Master of Couple & Relationship Counselling

Maria is a trained Social Worker, Couple and Family Therapist. She is accredited as a Mental Health Social Worker and is a Clinical Member of the Australian Association of Family Therapy.

Additional to her initial study she has had further training in CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), MBCT (Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing).

Maria has over 30 years' experience working within a number of programs in the health and community sector including: Youth Outreach, Family Services, Drug and Alcohol, Family Violence and Child Protection.

She has experience in providing Individual, Couple and Family Therapy for a wide range of issues people may experience including: anxiety and depression, childhood and other trauma, family violence, marital/relationship difficulties, drug and alcohol dependencies, life stage transitions/adjustments, child and adolescents behavioural issues, parenting challenges and gambling dependencies.

Maria is a registered provider for Medibank, Medicare and Victims of Crime.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $150 (Medicare Rebate $75.95)
  • Couple - $170 (MedicareRebate $75.95)
  • Families - $170 (Medicare Rebate $75.95)
  • Medicare Rebate only available with a Mental Health Plan.

Appointments:

Day and evening appointments available.

Contact:

Mobile - 0488 203 181 | Fax - 9497 5085 | Email - mariapodbury@bigpond.com

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jan

Jan Cody

BBSc, GradDipCounsPsych. MAPS

I am a registered psychologist with an accredited specialty in Counselling. I have 20 years experience in community services and private practice.

I work with individuals, couples and families dealing with a wide range of issues including loss and grief, relationship difficulties, anxiety, stress, depression, personal development, and life transition. Of particular interest is working with individuals, including young people, with sexual assault, trauma and post-traumatic stress.

I am a registered provider with Medicare, private health funds, TAC, WorkCare, and victims of crime committed in both Victoria and NSW.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $150 (Medicare Rebate $86.15)
  • In special circumstances a reduced fee may be negotiated before the first session.
  • Payment is by cash, cheque or EFT.

Appointments:

Some late afternoon and evening appointments are available.

Contact:

Mobile - 0415 951 445

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Dr Jenny Bocquet

MBBS

Jenny is a GP who has worked exclusively in mental health, for the last 15 years.

Jenny works with individuals, couples and families from a family therapy
perspective. She is qualified to deliver Mental Health Care Plan for an initial 10 sessions. Her special interests include working with parenting, post-natal issues, chronic illness and relationship issues.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $160 (Medicare Rebate $108.85, or $134.85 MHCP )
  • Couple - $180 (Medicare Rebate $119.45)
  • Families - $180 (Medicare Rebate $125.85)
  • Referral letter not required.
  • Reduced fees available for low income clients by negotiation.

Appointments:

Tues to Friday
Limited evenings and Saturdays

Contact:

Mobile - 0439832426

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hania

Hania Gorski

Fully Registered Psychologist, Couple Therapist and Family Therapist; Systemic Constellation Facilitator

Mania’s professional practice as a psychologist could be described as an integrative approach - perceiving a client as a whole person functioning in complexity of dimensions of body, mind and spirit, and in systemic world of relationships.

She uses variety of tools and techniques taken from many therapy schools, depending on client's presentation and goals in working together - in a collaborative and a coaching way, focusing on client's strengths.

In Hania's 25 years of practice, some approaches appear to be more effective than other and they become her favourites: Existential/Phenomenological Therapy, Systemic Individual/Couple/Family Therapy, Developmental Model in Couples Therapy, Imago Therapy, CBT, Mindfulness and MCBT, Systemic Family/ Organisational Constellations, Breathwork, Archetypal Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Solution-Oriented Therapy, Positive Psychology.

She works with individuals, couples, families and groups.

Hania is a provider for Medicare, private health insurers, TAC and WorkCover, as well as working with fully private clients.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $180 (Session from 9am to 4pm)
  • Couple/Families - $180 (Session from 9am to 4pm)
  • All hours after 5pm - $195
  • Medicare rebates available for MHCP referrals
  • Health Card Holders might receive a discount by negotiation.

Appointments:

Daytime appointments and evening appointments are available.

Contact:

Mobile - 0400 225 357 | Email - haniagorski@gmail.com

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Dr Kerry Proctor

BA.BEd(Couns) M(FamTh) PhD MAPS.VAFT

Kerry Proctor is a registered Psychologist and Family Therapist.

Kerry completed her Masters in Family Therapy at the Bouverie Centre/LaTrobe University in 1998, and her PhD in 2006. She has worked extensively in schools, community and mental health services and has been at the Bouverie Centre for the past eleven years. She has a worked particularly with ABI families, same-sex attracted young people and their families, Indigenous families in community and is a team leader, teacher and researcher for four days per week. She has had a small private practice in Melton for seventeen years.

Kerry has a great deal of experience in working with individual, couples and families dealing with a wide range of difficulties. They have particular interest in with working with adolescents, blended families, anxiety and stress management, depression, relationship issues, trauma recovery, pain management and rehabilitation, sexual identity, personal growth and coping with life transitions. Their practice is LGBTI inclusive. Both have supervised within organisations and in private practice and consult to organisations around clinical and workplace management issues.

Kerry is a provider with the TAC, WorkCare, Victims of Crime and Medicare. Private Health Cover rebates also apply.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $170 (Medicare Rebate $86.15)
  • Couple - $180 (Medicare Rebate $86.15)
  • Families - $180 (Medicare Rebate $86.15)
  • Clients will need to pay the full amount at the time of the session.
  • Limited capacity to offer a reduced fee in special circumstances and this would be
  • negotiated on an individual basis at the beginning of counselling.

Appointments:

Mondays late afternoon/early evening appointments only.

Contact:

Mobile - 0412 883 458

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Fiona McIlwaine

BBSc, MPsych(Prelim) M(FamTh) MAPS.VAFT

Fiona McIlwaine is a registered Psychologist and Family Therapist.

Fiona completed her initial family and couple therapy training in 1993 and then in 2000 completed the Masters in Family Therapy at the Bouverie Centre/LaTrobe University. She has worked in the community sector in the areas of community health, intensive family based services, sexual assault and child and adolescent psychiatry. Currently she works part-time at the Bouverie Centre as a teacher and family therapist.

Fiona has a great deal of experience in working with individual, couples and families dealing with a wide range of difficulties. They have particular interest in with working with adolescents, blended families, anxiety and stress management, depression, relationship issues, trauma recovery, pain management and rehabilitation, sexual identity, personal growth and coping with life transitions. Their practice is LGBTI inclusive. Both have supervised within organisations and in private practice and consult to organisations around clinical and workplace management issues.

Fiona is a provider with the TAC, WorkCare, Victims of Crime and Medicare. Private Health Cover rebates also apply.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $170 (Medicare Rebate $86.15)
  • Couple - $180 (Medicare Rebate $86.15)
  • Families - $180 (Medicare Rebate $86.15)
  • Clients will need to pay the full amount at the time of the session.
  • Limited capacity to offer a reduced fee in special circumstances and this would be
  • negotiated on an individual basis at the beginning of counselling.

Appointments:

Mondays and some late afternoon/early evening appointments only.

Contact:

Mobile - 0408 352 918

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Nockie Le

Grad Dip.Family Therapy, Masters (Family Therapy) AAFT

Nockie’s counselling approach is gentle and holistic. She works with families, couples, adolescents and individuals who seek therapy to nurture their resilience and strengthen their inner resources in order to respond to life’s ebb and flow.

Nockie’s Family therapy work include integrating various therapeutic frameworks and paradigms which are philosophical, existential, systemic, trauma informed and evidence based.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $60
  • Couple - $80
  • Families - $80
  • Medicare rebate: unavailable
  • Concession/Health care card holder: Negotiable

Appointments:

Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday. Limited evenings available.

Contact:

Mobile - 0430 134 544

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Kelly Tsorlinis

BSW (Hons), M(FamTh)

Kelly is a trained Social Worker and Clinical Family Therapist. She is accredited as a Mental Health Social Worker and in 2006 completed the Masters in Family Therapy at the Bouverie Centre/LaTrobe University. She has worked in the community sector in the areas of community health, family based services, sexual assault and child and adolescent psychiatry. Currently she works part-time at the Bouverie Centre as the Intake Coordinator and family therapist.

Additional to her initial study she has had further training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and Havening Techniques. Kelly has a great deal of experience in working with individual, couples and families dealing with a wide range of difficulties. She has a particular interest in working with adolescents, blended families, anxiety and stress management, depression, relationship issues, trauma recovery, sexual identity, personal growth and coping with life transitions. Her practice is LGBTI inclusive.

Kelly is a registered provider for Victims of Crime and Medicare. Private Health Cover rebates also apply.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $150 (Medicare Rebate $75.95)
  • Couple - $170 (Medicare Rebate $75.95)
  • Families - $170 (Medicare Rebate $75.95)
  • Medicare Rebate only available with a Mental Health Plan.
  • Clients will need to pay the full amount at the time of the session. Limited capacity to offer a reduced fee in special circumstances and this would be negotiated on an individual basis at the beginning of counselling.

Appointments:

Monday and Thursday morning and early afternoon appointments available.

Contact:

Mobile - 0431 370 295 | Email - kellytsorlinis@gmail.com

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Mayio Konidaris

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker & Family Therapist

Mayio Konidaris has extensive experience in the public mental health field as a social worker, family therapist and clinical supervisor over the past 28 years working with individuals presenting with a range of mental health difficulties and their families. Mayio underwent her initial training in family therapy in 1997 and then completed her Master of Family Therapy in 2001. She is also currently completing her PhD in Social Work at Monash University, which was inspired by her passion to attend to the barriers experienced by culturally diverse families living with mental illness and has been evaluating a cultural humility training approach for practitioners. Mayio is also bi-lingual and speaks fluent Greek.

Mayio has worked as an EAP clinician with the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, the family relationship sector and maintained working with individuals and families in private practice dealing with a range of complex issues, including a university counselling service. In recent years Mayio has concurrently worked as a clinical supervisor and in the fields of Aged Psychiatry and Child and Youth Mental Health. Mayio has also been an accredited Mental Health First Aid instructor for over 8 years. Mayio’s therapeutic approach is empathic, systemic, trauma informed, while open to coaching or mentoring around life’s existential dilemmas, which is evident in her counselling practice and as a clinical supervisor.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $160 (Medicare Rebate $75.95)
  • Couple - $180 (Medicare Rebate $75.95)
  • Medicare Rebate only available with a Mental Health Plan.
  • Clients will need to pay the full amount at the time of the session. Limited capacity to offer a reduced fee in special circumstances and this would be negotiated on an individual basis at the beginning of counselling.
  • Clinical supervision - $160

Appointments:

Day appointments available and some evening appointment may be negotiated.

Contact:

Mobile - 0410 127 363

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Antonella Zanini

BA, Dip Ed, BSW, G.Dip Psych, MAASW (Acc)

I have been a counsellor for twenty five years assisting individuals to change their personal and professional life for the better.  The journey towards change involves making positive connections with ourselves and others. Connecting with those who support us towards our change is a rewarding challenge for us all. My role is to empower and assist those who have the potential for individual greatness within yourselves and the courage to develop new pathways for growth. Words that others have used to describe me include having integrity, authenticity, empathy, curiosity, generosity, insight, wisdom and passion. I admire the human spirit and the persistence of the mind to continue to make new connections for positive change.

Therapist: I work with children, adolescents and adults. I have a particular interest in promoting healthy relationships. I believe that developing positive connections is essential for strengthening and promoting long term healthy relationships. I teach people suffering from anxiety and depression, how to develop strategies to manage their wellbeing. I love teaching people about the brain and helping them learn to identify and manage their emotions and stress. I work with students to achieve their own academic success by assisting them to manage their stress and develop individual study plans. I also work with students and schools during periods of transition including Year 6 to Year 7, Year 11 to Year 12, Year 12 to University. I assist students with their applications for Special Consideration if they are eligible.

EMDR Therapist

Trainer & Facilitator: I develop customised training sessions and workshop packages for organisations. I enjoy running groups for clients wanting the support of others on their journey for change.

Supervisor: I provide professional supervision to Allied Health professionals including Social Workers, Student Wellbeing staff, Counsellors and Counselling Psychologists. I also assist Social Workers seeking Mental Health accreditation.

Reflections allow people to find their own solutions. As a therapist, I use strengths based counselling to promote change for personal and professional growth.

Consultation cost:

  • Individuals - $160 (Medicare Rebate $75.95)
  • Concession card holders may be eligible for funding and pay NO gap fee with appropriate referral from GP
  • Supervision fee is $170 for individual allied health professional and negotiable for new graduates
  • Group Supervision fee is dependent on group numbers
  • Training fees are dependent on training needs
  • Provider for Medicare, Victims of Crime, Carers Victoria, TAC, DVA, Care In Mind, NDIS.

Appointments:

Day appointments and limited evening appointments available.

Contact:

Mobile - 0414 657 917 | Email - azclinicaltherapy@gmail.com

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