Counselling

Children

Our Child Psychologist is a skilled therapist with many years of experience assisting children with a range of mental health and social issues. She conducts a range of assessments, as well as child counselling and play therapy for children with disorders such as:

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  • Childhood Anxiety
  • Childhood Depression
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Selective Mutism
  • ADHD
  • Behavioural Difficulties
  • Children experiencing Trauma
  • Separation and Grief
  • Bullying and Cyber Bullying
  • Learning Disability
  • Dyslexia (specific reading disability)

Psycho-Educational Assessments

  • WISC-IV
  • WPPSI
  • WIAT II
  • IQ testing for general ability, learning disabilities and giftedness
  • Neuropsychological and social-emotional assessment tools

Adolescents and Adults

The Psychologists in the centre have extensive experience with counselling adolescents and adults for a range of presenting issues.

Adolescents

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  • HSC Stress and coping skills
  • Career consulting
  • Strategies to deal with relationship break ups
  • Bullying and Cyber Bullying
  • Substance Abuse

 

Adults

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Stress Management
  • Self Esteem Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Sexual Difficulties
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Managing Medical Conditions
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Alcohol Use Disorders
  • Sleep Problems
  • Workplace Issues
  • Workplace Bullying
  • Career Counselling
  • Life Issues
  • Life Coaching
  • Terminal Illness

Elderly

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  • Stress Management
  • Aging Positively
  • Life Issues
  • Wellbeing
  • Depression and Isolation
  • Supporting Retirement Decisions

 

 

Mental Health Emergencies

Please note that Drummoyne Counselling is NOT an acute emergency service. If you or a person you know is experienceing a mental health crisis call Emergency services on 000, or your local Mental Health Crisis Team (call 1800 011 511 within NSW) or go to your local hospital emergency department.

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ensuring Drummoyne Counselling is a safe and welcoming space for patients and families is a priority. In light of concerns relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), staff at Drummoyne Counselling are taking the following precautions to help keep everyone safe.

All patients will be screened over the phone for COVID-19. Depending on the outcome of screening, all appointments are being held as either face-to-face, Telehealth or phone consultations.

For COVID-19 updates from the Australian government, please see the link below (information also available in other languages than English):

https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert