Practitioners

Mary Fitzgerald

Psychologist

(P) 9687 0700

Mary has been practicing as a Psychologist for over thirty years. Her experience as a Psychologist has been in education, private practice and as a case manager, behavioural consultant and neuropsychologist.

She provides clinical supervision, neuropsychological assessment, general counselling and specialized counselling in the Disability sector and with children and adolescents. She utilizes the following modes of treatment: CBT, ACT, Yoga, Art Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis and Biofeedback.

Peter Carlon

Counsellor and Social Worker

(P) 9687 0700

Peter has worked as a Social Worker and General Counsellor for twenty years. He has extensive experience working with depression, anxiety, stress, grief and trauma, as well as crisis intervention and work place issues.

His qualifications include both a Bachelor in Social Work and a Masters in Advanced Casework Practice. He is an Accredited Mental Health Care Worker, a Critical Incident Stress Debriefer, and is registered with the Victims of Crime Scheme and Medicare.

Rod Jordan

Psychologist

(M) 0432 922 847 : (W) www.rodjordan.net

Rod is an experienced counselling psychologist registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the APS College of Counselling Psychologists. He has been registered since 1994 and has operated a successful private practice in Melbourne since 1999.

Jenny Marr

Music Psychotherapist

(M) 0419 340 995

Jenny has been practising as a Music Psychotherapist for 12 years. With a background in education and Music Therapy, Jenny has experience in working with clients' general life issues as well as grief and loss, depression, trauma, illness, relationships, emotional discovery, spiritual growth and creativity.

The use of classical music and imagery sequences used in the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music enhances a person's journey of self discovery and growth.

Jenny is registered to practice with the Music and Imagery Association of Australia and the Australian Music Therapy Association.

Rosa Villella

Social Worker and Counsellor

(M) 0430 544 354

Rosa has over ten years experience in individual and family counselling. Her approach is to firstly understand the issues from your perspective. She explores your strengths, helping you to identify the characteristics that enabled you to deal effectively with previous challenges. Together you will come to see what prevents you from using these strengths to continue your journey. Finally, she will - from her training and experience - offer for discussion new strategies that will assist you to progress in your life with peace and hope.

Rosa is experienced in working with adult mental health, PTSD, individual and relationship counselling, family violence, trauma, loss and grief, depression, anxiety, transgenerational issues, parenting, anger and stress management, family conflict, social skills, and group work. Rosa is fluent in Spanish and Italian. Rosa is an accredited Mental Health Social Worker. She is registered with Medicare, and is able to offer bulk-billing services.

Sally Sant

Counsellor, Psychotherapist & Mediator

(M) 0403 907 780 : (W) counsellingstkilda.com.au

Sally Sant is an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist and provides a holistic way of working with individuals and couples using a Gestalt Therapy framework

Sally is experienced in working with grief and loss, depression, anxiety, relationship and identity issues, PTSD, family violence, trauma, transgenerational issues, parenting, anger, substance abuse, self esteem and confidence. Sally also has experience in workplace mediation.

In addition to private practice in St Kilda & Footscray, Sally works in community health. She is a registered member of GANZ & PACFA and Medibank Private Health Insurance rebates are available.

Concession rates available.

Cynthia Racolini

Psychologist

(M) 0432 510 430

Cynthia has had extensive experience in working with families, adults, and adolescents. She has been a member of the Australian Psychological Society since 2000, and has worked in the areas of depression, anxiety, grief and loss, stress management, sleep issues, trauma, relationship difficulties,self esteeem, self development and parenting. Cynthia has extensive experience in group work, crisis management and intensive case management.

Leo Sexton

Psychologist

(M) 0481 310 961

Leo has been a practising Psychologist and Family Therapist for over twenty years. Leo is experience in cross-cultural counselling, trauma, loss and refugee issues. He is also an experienced gambling counsellor and has a strong interest in Positive Psychology. Leo is able to assist clients with issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, life transitions, relationships and men's issues.

Leo is registered with Medicare. He is also happy to provide supervision to psychologists and other allied professionals.

Julia Cernaz

Individual and Relationship Counsellor /Therapist

(M) 0432 747 011 : (W) www.jcernaz.com

Julia is a Mental Health Social Worker and Relationship and Family Therapist with over 20 years experience working with individuals, couples and families.

Julia draws on a range of therapeutic models and approaches to support and foster well-being. Julia works with people on issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, life stage transitions, and relationship issues. She has a particular interest in assisting people in areas of grief and specialised experience in working with people confronting fertility issues and reproductive treatment.

Julia is registered with Medicare and is available for supervision and training.

Androula Chrisanthou

Psychologist

(M) 0402 558 091

Androula is a registered psychologist and an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society. Androula has extensive experience in community mental health working with adults and youth across a range of issues including depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, stress management, self-esteem, trauma and adjustment to major health issues.rd

Androula uses various therapeutic techniques appropriate to clients' needs, and helps them identify existing strengths to overcome barriers, build resilience and improve their quality of life.

Ignacio Jimenez

Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor

(P) 9687 0700 : (E) ignaciojb@bigpond.com

Ignacio Jimenez has over twenty-five years experience as a Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor. For the last ten years he has focused on Clinical Supervision for Mental Health practitioners

He also specialises on individual, couple relationship and bereavement counselling. He has ample experience with expatriates, migrants and refugees undergoing settlement and acculturation processes.

Ignacio Jimenez holds a Master of Counselling degree (New York), and an Advanced Certificate in Supervision (Australia) He is a member of PACFA and AAOS.