Therapists

Adam Szmerling

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist

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.

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Kelli Tranter

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.

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Amanda McKay

Counsellor, Hypnotherapist, Art Therapist
Amanda McKay is a highly skilled and qualified Holistic Counsellor, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Art Therapist, with over 8 years-experience in private practice. She works with couples and individuals – adults, adolescents and children (age 7 +), across a broad cross section of demographics from CEO’s, Tradies, Executives, Sex workers, Students, Artists, Retirees and more.
Amanda does not make any judgements or make decisions for you. She facilitates joyous and gentle therapeutic processes to enable you to access your own internal wisdom, enabling you to live a more empowered, happier and exciting life.
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Marie Norris

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 both our Essendon and Bentleigh locations.

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Natalie Graham

Psychotherapist

Natalie is our newest counsellor and has a long history of working in the health industry. She holds a first class honours degree in psychology, has completed a research thesis focused on eating disorders and undertaken numerous courses in counselling and psychotherapy skills. She works to understand and help adults with depression, anxiety, self-esteem difficulties, relationship problems, eating disorders, chronic pain, trauma, and grief and loss. Her empathic and analytic approach is tailored to the circumstances and requirements of each client and draws heavily from psychodynamic and interpersonal schools of thought. Natalie is undertaking a PhD in Clinical Psychology.

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Talitha Newton

Qualified Hypnotherapist

Talitha Newton is a empathetic, compassionate and motivated nutritionist and clinical hypnotherapist. Being a passionate health advocate she spent the last 10 years specializing in hypnotherapy and nutritional medicine. Currently working in our Bentleigh, Melbourne location during daytime school hours, two days per week.

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