Graduate Master of Social Work
Graduate Diploma in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice
Member of AASW and AAFT
Charles is a warm and incisive therapist who can help you quickly understand the nature of your concerns or mental health problem. He helps a client see how their symptoms affect their life, identify how aspects of their life might add to their problem, then build on those insights to devise strategies that help people manage their symptoms and even thrive.
Charles works with diverse adult, couple and family presentations including working with people who experience anxiety, depression, trauma symptoms, relationship difficulties, adult autism, family conflict and workplace issues. He supports a broad range of people including NDIS clients, veterans and their families, and is also a strong advocate for the mental health needs of our Indigenous and LGBTIQ communities.
Charles’s rich life history and experience enables him to provide engaging, educated and insightful counselling to each client. Charles draws from a range of evidence-based therapies based on each client’s individual needs, including Psychoeducation, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, EMDR, Assertiveness training, Anger management, Relaxation techniques, Motivational interviewing and Parent coaching. Charles looks forward to working with you on your individual needs and goals and to helping you transform your difficulties into increased self-acceptance, stronger relationships and greater wellbeing.
Charles Maddison has appointments available in the following location: Melbourne CBD
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