Dave is an experienced, accredited mental health social worker and mental health clinician. He has experience with supporting children, youth, adults and older adults with a range of issues, including personality issues such as trauma-related difficulties, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), emotional regulation challenges, ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is passionate about assisting clients with longstanding interpersonal and personality difficulties, relationship issues, the management of symptoms from trauma and helping clients to develop strategies to match their concerns.
Dave works primarily with trauma-focused therapies including Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Schema Therapy. He also draws from other therapies, including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Attachment-Based approaches.
Costs per session:
A standard appointment with Dave is a 50 minute 1:1 psychotherapy session. With a valid Mental Health Treatment Plan, the out-of-pocket cost per session is $146.10. If you do not have a Mental Health Treatment Plan, you will not be eligible for a Medicare rebate of $81.90, which means the cost per session is $228.
Dave's fee for a 50 minute couples counselling session is $248.