Thrive &

Flourish

Welcome

We partner with you to
help you thrive in all aspects of your life:

Your mental wellbeing, your relationships,
your health and your career.

We provide a warm and welcoming environment. Client care is at the heart of everything we do. This allows us to focus on quality care, in a holistic, strengths-based manner. Our practitioners tailor their approach to suit your particular needs, and are trained in a variety of ethical, research-based therapeutic modalities. This creates a strong therapeutic alliance so that you to feel safe and supported in your journey towards deep, long lasting personal growth.

Our Psychologists and Coaches genuinely care about you and your wellbeing. We aim to help people live a happier, healthier and more meaningful life.

Growth

Therapy & Counselling

Growth

Career Development

Growth

Coaching & Life Design

Growth

Couples & Relationships

Growth

Workshops & Retreats

We are registered to provide services for:

  • Medicare (GP referral required)
  • Private health funds
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Workcover
  • Employee Assistance Programs

Mental Health Continuum

We can support you at any point across the mental health continuum, whether you are struggling, unsettled, thriving or excelling.

Healthy
  • Normal fluctuations in mood
  • Takes things in stride
  • Good sense of humor
  • Consistent performance
  • Normal sleep patterns
  • Physically and socially active
  • Behaving ethically and morally
  • Confident in self and others
  • Limited or no alcohol or gambling
Healthy
Struggling
  • Nervousness
  • Irritability
  • Sadness
  • Overwhelmed
  • Procrastination
  • Forgetfulness
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Low energy
  • Muscle tension and headaches
  • Intrusive thoughts
  • Occasional nightmares
  • Decreased social activity
  • Regular alcohol use or gambling
Struggling
Unwell
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Pervasive sadness
  • Tearfulness
  • Hopelessness
  • Worthlessness
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Trouble making decisions
  • Decreased performance or workaholic
  • Restless disturbed sleep
  • Increased fatigue, aches and pains
  • Recurrent wild nightmares
  • Recurrent intrusive thoughts or images
  • Avoidance or withdrawal
  • Increased alcohol or gambling
Unwell
Illness
  • Excessive anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Easily enraged
  • Aggressive
  • Depressed
  • Numb
  • Can't concentrate
  • Inability to make decisions
  • Cannot perform duties
  • Cannot fall asleep/stay asleep
  • Constant fatigue or illness
  • Absent from social events
  • Suicidal thoughts/intent
  • Alcohol/gambling or other addictions
Illness

If you feel…..

  • stuck or lost
  • emotionally out of control (highs, lows, both, agitation)
  • shut down and withdrawn
  • struggling in your marriage or close relationships
  • weighed down with loss or grief
  • depressed, or struggling with motivation
  • anxious, ruminating or having panic attacks
  • struggling with parenting or transition to parenthood
  • suffering  with disrupted sleep
  • experiencing trauma associated with childhood abuse or neglect
  • suffering with Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) or Complex PTSD
  • needing strategies for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) 
  • challenged by Aspergers and ASD behaviours
  • challenged by low self esteem issues or confidence or self worth
  • experiencing workplace or family conflict
  • challenged at work or with your career decisions

or  want to 

  • have increased clarity and open up to possibilities
  • improve your capacity to regulate your emotions
  • open up and connect with others
  • resolve conflict, improve your communication, and reconnect
  • process loss and move towards acceptance
  • be content, develop healthier habits and increase drive
  • calm your mind and choose your thoughts
  • be a great parent and develop a loving bond
  • improve your sleep to enhance wellbeing
  • heal and move forward
  • develop strategies that can help you grow and develop
  • improve your capacity to focus
  • feel confident and better able to value yourself
  • develop conflict communication and resolution skills
  • seek clarity and value-driven, meaning and purpose

Meet Our Team

Our practitioners have extensive training and experience in the field of Psychology. The Psychologists have full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia and specialist interest areas. Our team includes:

Berni Cooper

Berni is a professional coach with a Master of Applied Positive Psychology and a Bachelor of Social Sciences Hons (Psychology). She has over 15 years’ experience in coaching, mentoring, advising and training.

Beth Keane

Beth is a registered Psychologist who has a passion for growth and development. She has over 15 years experience working in the tertiary education context and beyond in private practice consulting.

Chantelle Warren

Chantelle has training in both Clinical and Organisational Psychology giving her the unique capacity to support clients mental health and wellbeing while also supporting their career and addressing workplace concerns.

Gregory Dean

Greg has worked in counselling and psychotherapy for over thirty years. He works with people to assist them to live better with the effects of trauma, depression, anxiety and family of origin issues in their lives.

Rita Mesch

Rita is a registered teacher and counselling psychologist who is dedicated to provide support and psychotherapy for a diverse range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, grief, life transitions and relationship issues.

Shari Walsh

Dr Shari Walsh is an experienced psychologist and career development practitioner who utilises an holistic approach when working with clients. Shari is highly skilled in individual counselling, couples counselling, group workshops and seminars, and project work.

Shelley Phillips

Shelley Phillips is a registered Psychologist with 18-years experience working to support clients within organisational and counselling psychology. She aims to support mental health and wellbeing via her warm, caring and evidence-based approach.

Susanne Gilmour

Susanne has 18 years experience working with children, adolescents and their families in educational settings.  She has been in management and involved in staffing matters, counselling staff, resolving conflict and managing critical incidents in the workplace.