Bachelor of Counselling & Psychotherapy (Honours)
Certificate in Core Concepts in Couples Therapy
Advanced Certificate in Couples Therapy
Training in Narrative Therapy
Level 2 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
Deborah Sheehy is a warm, exceptionally skilled counsellor with over 14 years’ experience assisting clients to overcome challenging life situations, and achieve positive and lasting outcomes. She is a registered clinical member with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia, and holds specialist qualifications in both psychotherapy and couples counselling. Deborah provides therapeutic support to individual adults and couples.
Deborah provides a warm, collaborative and nonjudgmental environment that helps her clients feel comfortable about opening up and exploring their concerns. She appreciates that each client responds in a unique way to stressors based on their personality, life circumstances, culture, past experiences and family and relationship dynamics. Deborah respects the diverse life experience of her clients, and tailors counselling to meet each person’s personal needs and goals. She is passionate about empowering her clients to make genuine and long-lasting positive change in their lives.
Deborah uses an integrative, client-centred counselling approach. She uses a number of evidence-based techniques in her work with clients, including: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Narrative Therapy, and Emotion-Focused Therapy (especially effective with couples).
Deborah Sheehy has appointments available in the following location: Carnegie
Areas of Practice
- Anxiety and Depression
- General Counselling
- Grief Counselling
- Marriage and Relationships
- Parenting Counselling
- Sexual Abuse Counselling
- Sexuality Counselling
Convenient appointments with rebates available
Our counsellors and psychologists are available for day, evening and weekend appointments.
Appointments generally available within 48 hours.
Rebates are available
Rebates are available
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