Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)
Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology
Graduate Diploma of Psychotherapy
Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs Work
Foundation year Cert Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Joanna Young is a highly effective and compassionate psychologist with over 18 years’ professional experience. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society. Joanna has a substantial background working in private practice and the community health sector. She specialises in providing therapeutic support across a diverse range of issues to individual adults.
Joanna has a nonjudgmental, respectful and collaborative approach to counselling. She understands how hard it can be to discuss intensely personal matters, and provides empathic support and genuine understanding to increase her client’s comfort and trust in the counselling process. Joanna is deeply committed to helping her clients move beyond any challenges that are holding them back or causing them distress. She equips her clients with tools to adapt and change unhelpful thinking and behaviours, including interpersonal skills that enhance daily functioning and connection with others. Joanna is passionate about empowering her clients to make positive changes, manage life’s ups and downs, and improve their relationships and emotional wellbeing.
Joanna works from a strengths-based, client-centred approach, and tailors counselling to meet the individual needs and circumstances of each client. She draws on a range of evidence-based treatment modalities, including: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Schema Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and Attachment-Based Therapy. Clients leave counselling with Joanna equipped with a greater understanding of their circumstances, and an empowered sense of their ability to create positive change.
Joanna Young has appointments available in the following location: Melbourne CBD
Recent articles by our counsellors
Couples are often confused and mystified as to how they have arrived at a place where their relationship is no longer is a safe haven, where they find love, acceptance and support. In many cases, the…
Our bodies contain lots of energies. For example physical energy and psychological energy. Our psychological energy has two main components: affective energy and mental energy. Affective energy is comprised of emotions, mood, temperament and emotional…