BA (Honours) Psychology
MA Psychology (Counselling)
Louise completed her Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from Swinburne University, majoring in Psychology and Philosophy. She obtained an Honours degree in Psychology, also from Swinburne University, and a Masters in Psychology (Counselling) from Monash University.
Louise has worked in the community mental health sector, youth and family services, disability employment services, and private practice. She has a specific interest in working with psychological trauma and chronic pain management from a holistic perspective that focuses on the connection between mind and body. Louise has strong commitment to ongoing professional development, and is experienced in working with a range of issues, including; depression, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, psychological trauma (PTSD and complex trauma) chronic pain, loss and grief, self-esteem issues, emotional regulation/anger, sleep difficulties, adjustment issues, life transitions and aging, and stress management.
Louise works with adults and adolescents and has a warm and collaborative approach. She believes that the therapeutic process begins with the creation of safe space and a trusting therapeutic relationship, and feels privileged to be able to assist her clients in finding meaning and personal growth in their life experiences. Louise tailors her treatment planning to the needs of the individual by drawing on a range of theories and evidence-based modalities, including; CBT, ACT, Schema Therapy, attachment theory, DBT, Mindfulness, positive psychology, psychodynamic psychotherapy, neuropsychology, and body-based therapies.
Louise is available at the Kew Junction office.
Please call reception on 1300224665 to book an appointment with Louise.
Our online self-service booking system is undergoing a major overhaul, and will be unavailable until the end of May 2017. Until then, our friendly reception team is happy to take your call and book your appointments for you. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.