Master of Counselling
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Rachel is a warm and exceptionally skilled counsellor with over 16 years’ experience immersed in the very deep work that is “talk therapy”. She approaches every client from a place of devotion to support their healing and growth, and feels it truly humbling and a gift to be allowed into another’s inner world.
Rachel’s formal training was through the University of Queensland St Lucia, completing a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy and later completing a Master of Counselling degree graduating with the highest in academic excellence. She has worked in mental health covering both clinical and community sectors, as well as with non-government organisations. Rachel provides specialised therapeutic support to adolescents and adults in her private practice.
Rachel draws from a range of therapeutic approaches and tailors’ sessions to meet the unique needs, personality and goals of each client. Therapeutic techniques that inform her practice include Person-Centred Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Expressive Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Existential Therapy, Body-Oriented Psychotherapy and Emotion-Focused Therapy.
Along with her extensive education, knowledge and skill, Rachel’s enriched life perspective influences her counselling practice – for it is both a science and an art.
Rachel Whitehead has appointments available in the following location: Kippa-Ring
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