clinic location
335 Bell Street, Bellfield, Victoria, 3081, Australia
clinic location
335 Bell Street, Bellfield, Victoria, 3081, Australia

Overview

Teresa is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. She has been dedicated to offering high quality psychological support in the clinical mental health field for over 35 years, both within the public and private sectors. In her various roles as a Social Worker, a Psychotherapist and Family Therapist, Theresa has worked with children, adolescents and adults utilising a broad variety of therapeutic platforms to cater to the individual needs of her clients. Through the extensive experience and knowledge, Teresa has accumulated a practical and theoretical depth of understanding about human behaviour and psychological development. Teresa works with clients experiencing depression, anxiety stress, trauma, conflict and loss. Her specific areas of interest are; boding and attachment, stages of development, trauma, family of origin issues and life transitions. Teresea is deeply committed to building warm, trusting and collaborative therapeutic relationships with her clients, as they aspire to develop more positive, meaningful and sustainable changed in their lives. She currently works with adults ranging from 18 years old upwards. Teresa also offers counselling in Italian. A Medicare rebate is available for clients with a Mental Health Care Plan.

Area of Focus

  • Anxiety
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Life Transition and Adjustment Issues
  • Relationships
  • Stress
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Bullying
  • Divorce/Separation
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief and Loss
  • Health counselling
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Menopause
  • Mental Illness
  • Panic Attacks
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Esteem and Self-Development
  • Self-Harm
  • Suicide
  • Terminal Illness
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues

Modalities

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Patient Focus

  • Adults
  • Culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Education

  • Bachelor of Behavioural Sciences, Bachelor of Social Work, Grad. Dip. in Family Therapy, Bachelor of Health Science, Post Grad Dip in Family Therapy

Accreditations

  • Australian Association of Family Therapy
  • Australian Association of Social Work
  • Accredited Mental Health Social Work