Born and bred in Melbourne, Adam is a fully qualified clinical psychotherapist, counsellor, and mindfulness therapist (Buddhist Psychotherapy), with more than 13 years experience. He works from a position of non-judgemental acceptance, combining a variety of Eastern and Western methods to tailor the one that is most effective for you, regardless of cultural origin.
His goal is always to unearth and address the root cause of your struggles, not merely to band-aid the symptoms. It is an intriguing process, and clients invariably report feeling heard and understood, and unconditionally accepted as they are.Read more
Hypnotherapist & Counsellor
Kelli Tranter is a qualified and registered Clinical Hypnotherapist who is passionate about helping people to make positive changes to their lives. With an Honours Degree in Psychology and 10 years’ experience working in the Community Services sector, Kelli has worked with many people of a variety of different ages, stages and backgrounds.
As a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Kelli has assisted people to make positive changes in relation to issues such as anxiety and stress, sleeping, smoking cessation, weight loss, phobias and more. Kelli demonstrates a high level of empathy and an open-minded and non-judgemental approach so you can feel comfortable in discussing whatever it is that you want to change.Read more
Psychotherapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist & Counsellor
Marie Norris is a qualified and registered Psychotherapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Resource Therapist – formally known as Ego State Therapy and Counsellor. She is dedicated to helping her clients understand how their thoughts and feelings affect their behavior and the quality of their life experience. Marie’s compassionate, caring and judgement-free approach allows her clients to feel relaxed and comfortable within the therapeutic environment. A relationship of trust develops, where her clients feel fully heard and respected, enabling them to learn new skills, and rediscover that they have the resources, wisdom and power within themselves to make the desired changes necessary for their continued happiness and peace of mind. Marie works in our Bentleigh location, as well as offering Skype sessions to people outside of Melbourne.Read more
Natalie is a fully registered psychologist who works with adults in one to one therapy. She has experience helping individuals with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, poor self-esteem, grief and loss, binge eating and stress management. Natalie uses various evidence based interventions including CBT, DBT and schema therapy while considering the influence of experiences in one’s formative years. She is caring, empathic and respectful of her clients regardless of their difficulties or experiences in life. Natalie is currently working in our Bentleigh Clinic on Thursday mornings.Read more
Social Worker, Psychotherapist & Hypnotherapist
Margaret is a qualified psychotherapist, counsellor, social worker and hypnotherapist whose considerable life experience ensures you are in the presence of a non-judgmental, accepting and reflective human being. Margaret is sincere in wanting to know and understand you and to help you to know yourself at a deeper level.
Our issues- anxieties, addictions, depression- are there for a reason. Working at a pace with which you are comfortable, you will collaboratively explore the origins of your current concerns, towards their alleviation. Margaret will not impose “treatment” rather she will guide you to your innately known path, using various therapeutic modalities, uniquely tailored to you. This is likely to encompass a range of approaches that can include hypnotherapy, body focused techniques, mindfulness, or talking therapy.
Many of our problems can be managed, if not resolved, purely by having someone be a witness to our experience in an empathic, safe space. This is the essence of therapy.Read more
Hypnosis & NLP Expert Therapist
Paul has over 26 years of experience in the natural health industry of which he’s been a Clinical Hypnotherapist for 20 of those years and an NLP Trainer for 11 years. Paul works in a diverse range of environments from private consulting suites, hospital wards, emergency rooms, operating theatres, chemotherapy wards as well as corporate environments of ASX 20 and fortune 500 companies.
Paul is often referred to as the “Therapist’s Therapist”, and often works with other health practitioners on their own personal issues. Paul has a strong referral network amongst Doctors, Surgeons, Acupuncturists, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths and Dentists, who refer their patients to him for additional support.
Master Hypnotherapist and Neuro-Linguistic Practitioner
Humaira Ansari is an experienced clinical hypnotherapist and a neuro-linguistic practitioner who is passionate about helping those who feel trapped in their dark negative emotions, unconscious self-sabotage or debilitating behaviours. She utilises different hypnotic and therapeutic techniques to get the best desired result possible.Read more
Clinical Hypnotherapist & Counsellor
Lawrence Akers is a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist who has five years experience in working with people to help overcome anxiety issues, unhelpful habitual behaviours (smoking, weight management, addictive behaviours), self-doubt/confidence and self-esteem issues so that they can live a richer, more meaningful life. Having had training in counselling approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solutions Focused Therapy, Person Centred Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Lawrence helps people to untangle themselves from the unhelpful and negative thoughts so that they can engage in a rich, meaningful and value driven life.
Lawrence is also an active member of the LGBTQIA+ community and has spent many years working with the community to help people on topics such as sexuality, relationships and self acceptance.