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from $ 100 / session

Amanda Wiggs
Counsellor

Fully booked, has a waiting list
Does online sessions
Upper Ferntree Gully, VIC
Scoresby, VIC
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Specialties

Anxiety / Phobias

Confidence & self esteem

Depression

PTSD

Stress & sleep management

Therapeutic style
Acceptance Commitment Therapy
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Humanistic Theory
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Solution Focused Therapy
Somatic Psychotherapy
Person-Centred
from $ 100 / session
Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.

Change is not always easy, but remaining stuck in patterns that prevent you from reaching your goals is more difficult in the longer term.

I am a social worker, counsellor and somatic based trauma informed yoga teacher and a registered member of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

I am genuine and provide a supportive, empathetic and collaborative approach to assist clients with skills, strategies and education to improve their mental health and day to day life. I work from a person centred and trauma informed perspective.

I love working collaboratively with clients, driven by your goals and aspirations, I will assist in working towards attaining achievable goals with you.

I have experience in working with people across all life stages, particularly adults experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and personality disorders.

I am deeply passionate about my role and consider it a privilege to work with people to journey towards change
About
Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.

Change is not always easy, but remaining stuck in patterns that prevent you from reaching your goals is more difficult in the longer term.

I am a social worker, counsellor and somatic based trauma informed yoga teacher and a registered member of the Australian Association of Social Workers.

I am genuine and provide a supportive, empathetic and collaborative approach to assist clients with skills, strategies and education to improve their mental health and day to day life. I work from a person centred and trauma informed perspective.

I love working collaboratively with clients, driven by your goals and aspirations, I will assist in working towards attaining achievable goals with you.

I have experience in working with people across all life stages, particularly adults experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and personality disorders.

I am deeply passionate about my role and consider it a privilege to work with people to journey towards change
Languages spoken
English
Gender
Female
Credentials
Profession
Counsellor
Experience
3 years
Education
Deakin University  •  Bachelor  •  2021
Bachelor in Social Work
Swinburne University  •  Diploma  •  2005
Diploma of Community Welfare Work
Memberships
Australian Association of Social Workers (2022)
Further training
Somatic Based Trauma Informed Yoga Teacher Training (2022)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (2021)
Working with Trauma (2020)
Trauma Informed Care Mindfulness Basics (2020)
Borderline Personality Disorder (2020)
Motivational Interviewing - The Basics (2020)
ASSIST Suicide Prevention (2011)
Single Session Counselling (2010)
Prevention of Violence against Women (2010)
Locations
3156 Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria
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11-13 Cavell Street
3179 Scoresby, Victoria
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