Ashlee has worked in community and private settings. Ashlee works with individual clients adults, adolescents and couples from all backgrounds. Additionally, she has experience in developing and facilitating group interventions with both adolescents and adults.
Ashlee is passionate about working collaboratively with clients to manage difficulties, build resilience and reach client goals. Furthermore, Ashlee regards the therapeutic relationship as a fundamental aspect of therapy and always strives to create a safe and nurturing environment for her clients.
Ashlee has experience in strength-based interventions, which enforce the notion that we may not have control over the stressful events that occur in our life yet we do control how we respond to them. Ashlee believes times of stress and change can also provide opportunities for growth and acceptance. The evidence based therapeutic techniques utilised by Ashlee include; cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness. Ashlees’ clients describe her as warm, empathetic and encouraging.
Ashlee’s Special Interests
Anxiety, Depression, Self-esteem, Relationships, Mindfulness, Grief and Loss, Stress Management, Resilience and Well Being, Health and Fertility, Life Transition
Sofia is a fully registered psychologist with AHPRA and a member with the Australian Psychological Society. She has been working with individuals and couples in the private practice setting for a decade.
Sofia is passionate about the client and therapist journey and improving one’s life through understanding a client’s background in combination with providing tailored skills and strategies to reduce unwanted symptoms. Sofia’s approach usually includes a combination of Psychodynamic Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Sofia is committed to setting up a safe and comfortable space for each client. In addition, Sofia believes it is imperative that both therapist and client are clear about the client’s therapeutic goals at the beginning stages of therapy in order to work on a plan collaboratively enabling a clear direction of how to proceed and achieve change in their life, this including a level of analysis of background, insight into themselves and their situation, the client’s values and tailored strategies to reduce behaviours and symptoms that are inhibiting their work and personal lives.
Sofia’s clients describe her as upfront and honest, warm and empathetic.
Sofia is available for appointments in our Fairfield location on Thursday between 8.30am-5:00pm and Saturday’s between 9:00am-12:00pm.
Sofia’s Specialist Interests
Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, EAP, General Counselling, Grief and Loss, Life Transitions, Marriage and Relationships, Mindfulness, Sexuality, Stress Management, Trauma and Work- Related Issues.
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