Berwick Psychology & Hypnosis


Berwick Psychology & Hypnosis

Practitioners at this location

Mr Steve Carey

Hypnotherapist

0477 516 777(Mobile)
Steve Carey is a Clinical Hypnotherapist at Berwick Psychology & Hypnosis. He is a Member and Clinical Supervisor for the Australian Hypnotherapists’ Association. Steve has been practising clinical hypnotherapy since 2009 and brings a warm, compassionate and optimistic approach to his work. He believes passionately that we all have areas of our lives in which we know how to succeed, and that as a result we have abilities that can, with a little help, be applied to areas in which we are challenged. Steve loves working with clients and helping them find the gaps in knowledge and skill that will enable them to get back on track quickly and effectively. He particularly enjoys using hypnosis to reach the creative parts of our minds. Steve’s background involves many years teaching Hypnotherapy for one of Australia’s biggest training academies for Clinical Hypnotherapists. Steve works with clients experiencing the following concerns: • Anxiety and Panic disorders • Smoking cessation • Weight Management • Behaviour change • Insomnia • Self-confidence and Self Esteem • Motivation, procrastination, finding direction • Performance issues – sport, exams, public speaking • Depression • Problem Alcohol Use
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Mrs Rebecca Pearce

Psychologist

0477 516 777(Mobile)
Rebecca Pearce is the senior psychologist and practice director Berwick Psychology & Hypnosis. She has vast experience working with adolescents, adults and couples and has been a registered psychologist since 2003. Rebecca works with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, disordered eating, substance abuse, relationship issues, employment concerns, parenting difficulties, confidence, self-esteem & body image issues and anger. Rebecca has demonstrated, excellent skills in applied therapies, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, AOD Intervention, Family & Couples Therapy. She is warm and compassionate in her approach with Adolescents, Adults and Couples. Rebecca supervises, trains and leads her team of psychologists and allied health therapists with passion. She has a focuses on guiding all her staff to create positive change for all clients attending Berwick Psychology & Hypnosis.
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Ms Amanda Fillingham

Social Worker

0477 516 777(Mobile)
I have over 10 years social work experience and am an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker registered with the AASW and a Clinical Family Therapist registered with AAFT. I have experience working with children, parents, couples, families, adolescents and adults and have worked for services such as Child Protection, South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA) working with both children and adults who have experienced sexual assault or been the victim/survivors of family violence. I have also worked in both the Child and Adolescent and Adult Mental Health Services.
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Ms Aphrodite Papageorgiou

Psychologist

0477 516 777(Mobile)
Aphrodite is a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years experience providing specialist psychological services to adolescents and adults within the public and private mental health sector, in addition to forensic settings. Aphrodite provides therapeutic work for people who experience a wide-range of mental health difficulties. She upholds a strong commitment to assisting individuals of all backgrounds to overcome life challenges, build resilience and lead a more happy, healthy and connected life. Her therapeutic style is warm, engaging, collaborative, non-judgmental and focused on the individual needs of her clients as she understands that no two people are the same. Her therapeutic framework incorporates evidence-based interventions drawn from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Schema Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Positive Psychology, Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Mindfulness.
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Ms Blair Raatjes

Psychologist

0477 516 777(Mobile)
Blair is a Registered Psychologist who completed her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at Bond University and Monash University. Blair understands that seeking psychological help for the first time can be a nerve wracking experience for clients, therefore, she is committed to providing a warm, accepting and compassionate environment. She believes that collaboration, empathetic understanding, and respect are essential components to therapy. She has experience working with adolescents and adults with difficulties such as anxiety, panic, depression, and burn-out. Blair is interested in evidence-based approaches that emphasise the importance of catering to each client’s strengths and goals. She uses a variety of therapeutic frameworks, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-based interventions and relaxation strategies. Areas of Special Interest include: Adolescent therapy Anxiety and panic disorders Depression Self-esteem and self-worth School and university stress Interpersonal difficulties
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Ms Prabha Mishra

Psychologist

0477 516 777(Mobile)
Prabha is a registered Psychologist who completed her studies in psychology at the Cairnmillar Institute. She is fluent in English and Hindi. She works with adolescents, young people and adults presenting with a wide range of concerns such as self-esteem, confidence, emotional upset, mood disorders, grief/loss, assertiveness, anxiety, relationship issues, perfectionism and school/workplace/career transitions. Prabha is compassionate, caring and works towards providing a safe, non-judgmental and collaborative space. She empowers her clients to create meaningful changes in their lives and enhance their overall well-being. Prabha is passionate about building strong rapport with clients and establishing a collaborative relationship. As a practitioner, her belief is that ‘no one size fits all’ and so uses a combination of psychoeducation and research-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and play-based therapy to help support clients to reach their goals.
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Ms Prajakta Deshpande

Psychologist

Prajakta Deshpande is a registered psychologist with over eight years of experience providing individual counselling to adults and young people. Prajakta draws upon her natural empathic and compassionate nature, combined with her knowledge and skills in evidence-based practices, to help guide her clients through the empowering and healing process of therapy. She has a personal belief that despite our histories and circumstances we can strive for purpose, fulfillment, and growth. She strives to incorporate this belief in her work by creating an atmosphere of safety and mutual respect for people to overcome difficulties, achieve an increased sense of satisfaction and gain effective control over their lives. Prajakta has experience working with people of different cultures and belief systems which has helped her understand how distress can present and be experienced differently. She views the cultural lens as important when trying to navigate distress, improving quality of life, and reducing symptoms. Prajakta works with a wide range of issues including (but not limited to); anxiety, depression, adjustment issues, grief and loss, anger issues, complex trauma, PTSD, work related issues, acculturative stress, emotional dysregulation. She works collaboratively using an eclectic approach according to the client’s specific needs and preferences which includes: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Rational Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focussed Therapy, Mindfulness, Psychoeducation, and relaxation strategies. More recently she has also undertaken level 1 training in EMDR for PTSD and trauma and is passionate about advancing her knowledge and practice in this area. Prajakta has a Master’s in Psychology with Clinical Psychology as her specialisation from India. She has experience working as a psychologist in both India and Australia. Prajakta worked as a Doctor of Alternative Medicine (Homoeopathy) for nearly 10 years before she began her journey into the field of psychology. She also works in a private hospital as a psychologist, conducting group therapy.
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Ms Priya Reginald Jungic

Psychologist

0477 516 777(Mobile)
Priya is a female psychologist and brings experience, intelligence, thoughtfulness and compassion into her therapeutic practice. With over over 10 years of clinical experience, Priya is focused on assisting clients toward positive outcomes and resolving underlying psychological concerns. Priya works with adult clients and has an ability to connect with individuals from all walks of life. Her treatment is specifically tailored to their individual needs.
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