Smitha is a proficient counsellor with many years of professional experience in working with adults of all ages. She has worked in range of settings supporting clients presenting with an extensive range of challenges or concerns. She is a fully registered member of the AASW.

Smitha is a competent, proficient and outcome focused therapist. She aims to provide a confidential and non-judgemental space to support you as you explore your challenges and concerns. She inspires self-awareness by encouraging you to be curious about your emotions. She understands that each person is unique in their experiences and strengths. She actively motivates you to use your resources and thus empower you to move towards the life you want to live. Smitha is passionate about people gaining and maintaining skills beyond the counselling room and this is actively encouraged. She offers the counselling room as the practice ground where new responses to challenges are trialled and fine-tuned.

Smitha believes in person centred care and collaboration with you to set the pace and rhythm of counselling is strived. To support this, your feedback is sought regularly. Her therapy techniques are inspired from evidence-based therapies such as acceptance and commitment therapy, compassion focussed therapy, emotion efficacy therapy and trauma informed therapies. Even though progression of therapy is very much individualised, to give you an inkling a standard therapy program is as follows. Therapy involves learning new skills and strategies that aims to improve your awareness of your emotional experience, responding to it compassionately and flexibly depending on what matters to you and who matters to you and thus improving your relationship with yourself and others.

  • Master of Social Work
  • Member of AASW
Shepparton
150 ashenden st, shepparton vic 3630, australia

Available services
Online In-person Medicare Rebates Available

Key Therapies
ACCEPTANCE & COMMITMENT THERAPY GOTTMAN'S COUPLES THERAPY L2 MINDFULNESS-BASED THERAPY GOTTMAN'S COUPLES THERAPY L1 ATTACHMENT-INFORMED THERAPY PERSON-CENTRED THERAPY TRAUMA-INFORMED METHODOLOGIES EMOTION-FOCUSED THERAPY

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