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Rebecca Datson

Masters of Psychology (Clinical)
Bachelor of Social Science (Family Studies)
Advanced Certificate of Relational Gestalt Counselling

Rebecca is registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Agency (APHRA) and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and APS Clinical College. Rebecca graduated from a Masters in Psychology (Clinical) in 2012. Prior to completing this study, she had worked in the community sector for over 10 years supporting young people, adults and families experiencing a variety of complex issues. Since completing her Masters Rebecca has supported adolescents, adults and their families/carers across various private and public mental health services.

Rebecca currently works with adults that have mild to moderate presentations such as challenges with mood and anxiety disorders, emotion regulation, trauma, adjustment difficulties, grief and loss, relationship issues, social skills training and general well-being. She has a specific interest in the issues that those in a caring role face including both parents adjusting to their role and those caring for people experiencing mental health and other disabilities. In addition, she is passionate about supporting others with self and body acceptance, utilising the Health At Every Size approach (HAES).

Rebecca has a warm and engaging approach to her work, prioritising creating a safe and non-judgemental therapeutic space while supporting clients to work towards a rich and meaningful life. She has completed training in and utilises various evidence-based approaches valuing client collaboration and feedback, and always endeavouring to align therapy to the clients’ preferences. Rebecca has a specific interest in Gestalt Therapy a psychotherapeutic approach that supports developing increased awareness and integration by focusing on the relationship between the client and therapist and being present to what is in the here and now. In addition, she commonly draws on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Attachment Theory, Compassion Focused Therapy, Mindfulness and Positive Psychology.

 

Rebecca works from our Brandon Park and Braeside offices.

Please call reception on 1300224665 to book an appointment with Rebecca.