Psychologist, Counsellor and Gestalt Therapist
BPsych, Grad Dip (Psych), MPsych (Community)
Belinda is a registered Psychologist and Gestalt Therapist who has been working for the past eleven years providing psychological services to a range of clients. Belinda has worked in a variety of fields, including in tertiary, private, community and forensic based settings. Belinda works with men, women and young people with her expertise being in the following areas:
- Self esteem
- Grief and Loss
- Relationship difficulties
- Adjustment to Parenthood/Parenting
- Post Traumatic Stress
- Childhood Trauma/Sexual abuse
- Work/life balance
- Short and long term therapy
Belinda’s approach is heavily influenced by her post graduate four year training as a Gestalt Therapist with the Gestalt Institute of Western Australia. For more information regarding Gestalt Therapy please go to www.gestaltwa.com
In meeting with clients Belinda seeks to create a warm, inviting and non-judgemental environment where clients feel safe to explore and understand their difficulties and lives. Belinda’s therapeutic work with clients is influenced by her belief that with increased awareness, clients have the capacity to resolve difficulties, enhance their sense of wellbeing, increase their resilience and self-support, and experience fulfilling relationships.
Belinda highly values the therapeutic relationship using it as a ground from which she works collaboratively with clients to ensure the counselling goals are mutually understood, and re-assessed over time. Although influenced by Gestalt Therapy Belinda uses a range of evidence-based techniques in the counselling process to work towards these goals. She works with the understanding that our psychological, physical and emotional selves are all connected, and that clients can build on pre-existing skills and knowledge to make positive change in themselves, lives and relationships.