Rachel Whitehead is a warm and exceptionally skilled counsellor with over 15 years’ professional experience. She is an active member of OT Australia. Rachel has a substantial counselling background in both private practice, and the clinical and community health sectors. She also has extensive experience mentoring other counsellors. Rachel specialises in providing effective therapeutic support to children, adolescents, adults and families.
Rachel has an engaging and grounded approach to counselling. She is committed to providing a respectful, compassionate and nonjudgmental environment for her clients to freely discuss their concerns. Rachel helps her clients to identify and release any issues that are holding them back or bringing them down. She offers her clients genuine understanding and practical support. Rachel is adept at gently guiding her clients through the process of learning to trust and act upon their own insights and instincts. After counselling with Rachel, clients feel more confident, positive, and lighter – with a renewed enthusiasm for their own inner journey and life choices.
Rachel draws from a range of therapeutic approaches and tailors sessions to meet the unique needs and counselling goals of each client. Therapeutic techniques that Rachel uses include Person-Centred Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Expressive Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Existential Therapy, Body-Oriented Psychotherapy and Emotion-Focused Therapy. Rachel is dedicated to supporting her clients achieve health and wellness in all areas of life.
Rachel Whitehead has appointments available in the following location: Kippa-Ring