Ms Krisi Yates Counsellor

Create Balance Psychotherapy and Counselling 253 Latrobe Terrace, Geelong, Victoria, 3220


I work within a Trauma-informed framework and strive for my approach to be person-centred and strengths-based. I primarily work with EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing). I also draw from Parts work and Attachment-based approaches in my practice. Creating a solid and authentic therapeutic bond with my clients is integral. I will ensure that you feel safe exploring your brain’s innate capacity to heal, and I look forward to witnessing the lasting changes we cultivate in our therapeutic journey together. I am a passionate mental health practitioner with ten years of experience working with clients in acute and community settings. My specialty is supporting people through their most significant challenges and providing safe passage while navigating the public system. I have helped people with various mental health issues, such as Bipolar Affective Disorder, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Complex Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety, and Depression. I am particularly committed to helping those who are struggling in the postnatal period - including fathers and partners - as this time can be both overwhelming and rewarding. As a mother myself, I have experienced the joys and struggles that come with parenting, which has deepened my commitment to serving those impacted by birth trauma, loss, pregnancy or parenthood. I am fiercely LGBTQIA+ friendly and genuinely enjoy working with people from all walks of life. I approach each person with empathy and acceptance in every situation, regardless of their background or identity.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Bachelor of Nursing, Deakin University
  • Post Graduate Diploma of Mental Health Nursing, RMIT University
  • Post Graduate Diploma of Counselling, Deakin University (currently undertaking)


  • EMDR Part 1 and Part 2, Caroline Burrows


  • Individual consultation - KrisiA$164.00

Working Hours

This Week

Wednesday:12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday:12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Specialisation and Services

Area of Focus

  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Life Transition and Adjustment Issues
  • Parenting
  • Post-Natal Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Pregnancy
  • Trauma


  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Patient Focus

  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Women
  • Men
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
  • Non-Binary People