Watkins Therapy Group


Watkins Therapy Group

Practitioners at this location

Benjamin Watkins

Counsellor

Location: Frankston, Vic & Online Benjamin is not only our Director at WTG but also a seasoned Counsellor with a deep-seated passion for helping individuals navigate life’s challenges with resilience and optimism. Benjamin has established a warm, accessible, and results-driven practice aimed at empowering clients to achieve their full potential. Recognising that every person encounters unique struggles in areas such as relationships, career, business and overall life satisfaction, Benjamin approaches counselling with a personalised touch. He collaborates closely with clients to identify achievable objectives and develop tailored strategies that promote personal growth and well-being. In Benjamin's therapeutic space, characterised by safety and openness, clients feel empowered to explore their concerns and aspirations without judgment. He fosters a supportive environment where individuals can delve into the "messiness" of life, gain clarity, and cultivate resilience. Benjamin firmly believes in the transformative power of setting clear goals and implementing practical solutions. His approach emphasises not just overcoming challenges but thriving amidst adversity. Together, you and Benjamin will embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment, turning obstacles into opportunities for meaningful change and fulfilment. Whether you're facing transitions, seeking clarity, or striving for personal and professional growth, Benjamin offers compassionate guidance and actionable support to help you navigate life's complexities with confidence and resilience.
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El Palmer

Counsellor

Location: Online (QLD) El, is a dedicated counsellor who is passionate about guiding individuals through life's challenges. As a mother of three boys, El has learned the importance of prioritising self-care and adapting to the unpredictability of family life. El has extensive experience working with clients on a wide range of challenges, including postpartum depression, childhood trauma, and growth. She has also supported families dealing with domestic violence and other traumas. El's approach is centered around creating a safe and non-judgmental space where individuals can share their stories, work through difficult emotions, and develop coping strategies for life's challenges. Whether struggling with parenting, healing from trauma, or seeking emotional support, El is committed to providing a compassionate and supportive environment. She believes in every individual's capacity for growth and resilience, and is dedicated to supporting them on their journey. https://theaca.net.au/counsellors/ellen-palmer/
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Eryka Rhodes

Counsellor

Locations: Mt Eliza & Balnarring, VIC & Online Eryka is an experienced and accredited Counsellor specialising in supporting couples, adolescents, and adults. At a time when life may feel traumatic, confusing, or stagnant, finding a trusted counsellor is crucial. As a qualified and registered counsellor, Eryka utilises an evidence-based, multi-faceted approach tailored to meet your unique needs. Drawing from a broad spectrum of therapeutic and coaching techniques, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, and Hypnotherapy, Eryka is fully equipped to guide you towards the transformative change you seek for a healthier and more fulfilling life. With over 20 years of experience in the mental health field, encompassing roles in case management, youth work, advocacy, and counselling—12 of which have been dedicated to my private practice—Eryka says she feels privileged to assist her clients on their journey.
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Frederick Hamden

Counsellor

Location: Far North Queensland & Online Frederick brings a wealth of life experience, having navigated homelessness and life on the streets, which profoundly influences his approach to counselling. His journey has uniquely equipped him to empathise with and support clients facing a wide array of challenges. In his counselling practice, Frederick assists individuals dealing with addiction, depression, anxiety, grief, loss, and the increasingly prevalent issue of social media anxiety. His support extends beyond these areas, encompassing a holistic approach to mental and emotional well-being. Certified in Mindfulness, addiction counselling, and grief counselling, Frederick approaches his work from a non-judgmental perspective, prioritising your therapeutic journey and helping you achieve your goals in a supportive and empowering manner. His commitment to creating a safe and compassionate space ensures that clients feel heard, understood, and empowered to make meaningful changes in their lives.
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Jimena Sanchez Jordan

Counsellor

Location: Brisbane, QLD & Online Jimena is a bilingual counsellor specialising in emotions and their profound influence on overall well-being. She employs an integrative and holistic therapeutic approach tailored to meet the individual needs of each client, guided by her steadfast belief in the innate capacity for self-healing within every person. Central to Jimena's practice is the provision of a nonjudgmental, accepting, and empathetic environment. She is committed to creating a therapeutic space that is queer-affirmative, inclusive, and grounded in evidence-based methods. With a deep appreciation for the complexities of migration, Jimena brings a unique cultural perspective to her counselling practice. This perspective allows her to effectively address the challenges associated with migration, offering counselling sessions in both Spanish and English to accommodate diverse linguistic preferences. Jimena's dedication to emotional wellness is rooted in her understanding of the transformative power of therapy in navigating life's transitions and challenges. Her compassionate approach fosters a supportive therapeutic alliance aimed at promoting personal growth and resilience.

Joshua Cohen

Counsellor

Location: Frankston, Vic & Online Josh's journey through various sectors—including retail, corporate, and the creative industries—has endowed him with a profound understanding of human behaviour and interpersonal dynamics. This eclectic background uniquely positions him to provide compassionate and insightful counselling, grounded in empathy and a genuine connection with his clients. Josh's approach is deeply client-centred and solution-focused. He meets individuals at their current stage of life, understanding their unique challenges and aspirations. His warm demeanour and professional integrity create a safe space where clients feel heard and valued throughout their therapeutic journey. With a passion for facilitating personal growth and well-being, Josh is committed to helping individuals overcome obstacles that affect their quality of life. He believes in empowering clients to discover their true selves and live authentically, fostering a sense of fulfilment and happiness in their lives.
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Nicole Lehmann

Counsellor

Location: Online (VIC) Nicole is a dedicated Counsellor and NLP practitioner known for her warm, empathetic, and non-judgmental therapeutic style. With a profound passion for facilitating positive change, her goal is to support individuals in cultivating healthier, more fulfilling relationships while assisting them in identifying and overcoming entrenched patterns and negative behaviours. Specialising in conflict management, navigating issues of infidelity, rebuilding trust, fostering intimacy, and reconnecting within relationships, Nicole brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her practice. She understands that every couple faces unique challenges, and endeavours to stand alongside her clients, guiding them through their difficulties with care and commitment. Nicole's approach is characterised by a deep respect for each individual's journey, combined with practical strategies rooted in both counselling and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). Her clients appreciate her ability to create a safe space where they can explore their concerns openly, leading to profound personal growth and strengthened relationships.
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Syann Hamden

Counsellor

Location: Far North Queensland & Online Syann specialises in guiding women through life's transitions, supporting them as they embark on new projects, seek to find 'flow' in their lives or navigate challenges with confidence and focus. Many of her clients find themselves at a crossroads, seeking to redefine their paths and identities. Syann creates a nurturing and empowering space for women to explore these transitions, helping them discover balance, rediscover inner strength, and integrate spirituality into their lives. Taking a holistic approach that addresses mind, body, and spirit, Syann incorporates mindfulness, meditation, expressive arts, and spiritual practices into her counselling. These modalities offer a personalised journey of self-discovery and empowerment. By blending traditional counselling techniques with holistic practices, Syann enables women to access their inner wisdom, build confidence, and pursue a more fulfilling and balanced life. Syann recognises the uniqueness of each woman's journey and tailors her approach accordingly. Whether facing life transitions, reconnecting with one's true self, or exploring aspects of personal growth such as sexuality, Syann provides compassionate support to empower women on their paths of self-discovery and transformation.
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