Cecilia is an experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist who works with adults, adolescents, couples and families. Her approach is warm and empowering, while offering practical and evidence-based strategies to overcome difficulties. Cecilia's great passion is to hold a sacred space for clients to find healing in whatever way they may need it. She supports anyone seeking to address emotional and mental health challenges, resolve conflicts, develop coping strategies and deepen awareness. She loves to meet the client exactly where they are, follow their own unique process and make them feel understood and deeply listened to. Some areas of focus include: 

  • Depression & Anxiety

  • Grief & Loss

  • PTSD & trauma counselling

  • Relationship Conflict

  • Perinatal Mental Health

  • Change and Life Transitions

  • Adolescent Mental Health

  • Crisis Counselling

  • Body-Image & Self-Esteem issues

 Specific therapies and approaches used by Cecilia include:

  • Interpersonal Relationship Therapy

  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy

  • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Process Oriented Psychology

  • Person-Centred Counselling

  • Biography / Life Story Work

As an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Cecilia is able to offer services under the Better Access to Mental Health Initiative for which a Medicare rebate is available. She is also accredited to provide up to 3 sessions of Perinatal Counselling to women. In order to be eligible for Medicare funding, you must have a referral from a doctor.  Services are offered to all people regardless of age, race, cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental abilities.