Nicola has gained extensive experience helping a broad range of clients during the more than 15 years she has been working as a counsellor. Her clientele has included children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, and she has provided support for issues ranging from depression, anxiety, relationship issues as well as supporting people with body image problems and eating issues. Nicola trained as a Psychologist, completing a Masters in Counselling Psychology in Melbourne. Since qualifying in 2001, she has worked in private and public sectors. She has been based in clinical research, community, and school and university settings (counselling undergraduate and post-graduate students on two continents, at both Monash University and Oxford University. She currently also works as a post-graduate lecturer.
Nicola offers an integrated approach to the issues you bring to counselling. This involves working with a combined cognitive, behavioural and emotional focus on difficulties. Therapy will look at how ones’ thinking and behaviour impacts on functioning and interpersonal relationships, with a specific focus on emotional experience and building tolerance to difficult emotions as therapy progresses. She has a special interest in mindfulness practice and acceptance strategies. She is eligible to be a Member of the Australian Psychological Society.
Nicola works from our Brandon Park offices.
Nicola is currently not accepting new clients. If you are an existing client of Nicola’s, you can book an appointment by calling reception on 1300224665.