Master of Counselling and Human Services
Specialist Course in Couple Therapy
Graduate Diploma of Family Therapy
Graduate Diploma of Student Welfare
Dora is a highly accomplished and competent counsellor with over 40 years’ professional experience. She is a member of the Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association of Victoria, the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia, and the Australian Association of Family Therapy. Dora has had extensive professional counselling experience in the educational, corporate and private sectors, and provides clinical supervision to other counsellors. She specialises in counselling adolescents, individual adults, couples and families.
Dora is respectful and compassionate. She provides her clients with a safe and supportive environment where they can explore their thoughts, feelings and behaviours, completely free of judgement. Dora has a unique skillset, and is committed to helping her clients identify underlying issues and areas for change using practical, effective counselling techniques. Her clients are warmly encouraged to explore their concerns with her, develop solutions, and embrace positive, lasting change.
Dora’s therapeutic approach is flexible; she adapts each session to the unique needs of each client. She works from a dynamic, humanistic approach. Therapeutic techniques that Dora uses in counselling include Narrative Therapy, Existential Therapy, Person-Centred Therapy and Emotion-Focused Therapy. Dora is strongly committed to helping her clients achieve optimal wellbeing in all areas of life.
Dora Oliver has appointments available in the following location: Glen Iris
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