Masters in Counselling Psychology
Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology
Level 3 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy
Sharon is an exceptionally skilled counselling psychologist with over 16 years’ professional experience. She is an active member of the Australian Psychological Society. Sharon specialises in working with adult individuals, couples and families. She has a passion for helping people to successfully navigate relationship and personal issues via practical, effective counselling.
Sharon is highly compassionate and insightful. She genuinely listens, and works with her clients from a strengths-based perspective. By focusing on each person’s unique capabilities and potential, she helps them make sense of their experiences, thoughts, emotions and behaviour. Sharon is adept at offering fresh perspectives, and breaking down issues into manageable courses of action. With new understandings and strategies for moving through difficult times, her clients leave counselling feeling empowered to make good choices for themselves and live life to the fullest.
Sharon approaches counselling holistically, by tailoring each session of counselling to meet her clients’ individual needs. She uses a blend of contemporary psychological techniques, including: Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Family Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Narrative Therapy, Creative Therapies, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and specialist Trauma Recovery Therapy. Sharon also has extensive experience working with couples to address dysfunctional patterns of relating via Psychodynamic Relationship Therapy.
Sharon O'Dwyer has appointments available in the following location: Melbourne CBD
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