Learn more about the team at Wheelers Hill Psychology
BA(Psych/Psychophys), Hons (Psych), MClinPsych, MACPA
Sarah has experience providing short term and longer term therapeutic interventions for individuals with complex mental illnesses. In her private practice Sarah focuses on seeing adults who need a safe place to work through difficult events or periods of growth, or simply to work out what direction they want to take next.
Sarah has particular interests in trauma, mood disorders, men’s mental health, adjustment disorders, and childhood emotional neglect. Her main therapeutic frameworks are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, and Solution Focussed Brief Therapy (SFBT).
B.A, Bsci(Hons), D.psych(clini), MAPS
Suzanne also has an interest in the assessment and treatment of anxiety and depression, adjustment issues, as well as a special interest in trauma work. She provides treatment within a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) framework, as well as Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for trauma.
Her treatment approaches not only aim to help individuals to develop effective strategies to cope with a range of life’s challenges, but to also assist them to create a rich, valued, and meaningful life despite those challenges.
As part of her treatment approach Suzanne endeavours to create a safe therapeutic relationship in which individuals feel respected and heard.
Byron de Ridder
BA(Psych/Psychophys), Hons (Psych), MClinPsych
Byron is a warm clinician who uses a person-centred and strengths-based approach to therapy. Working collaboratively with his clients, he strives to create an accepting, non-judgemental space for clients to safely explore their concerns. He aims to tailor each treatment plan to the unique needs of each client.
Byron uses several evidence-based therapeutic interventions, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy, and Solution Focussed Brief Therapy. Byron’s special interests include anxiety, depression, OCD, men’s mental health, relationship issues, addiction, and adolescent issues.
PsychSc (Hons), MPsych(Clin)
Paulina brings a warm, collaborative and engaged approach. She offers a non-judgmental and safe space and is mindful of a well-matched therapist and client relationship. Paulina aims to assist individuals by tailoring therapy to their needs and working collaboratively to obtain a positive treatment outcome so that her clients can lead fulfilling and satisfying lives.
Paulina provides individualised psychological treatment typically drawing from Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Paulina’s special interests include depression, stress, anxiety, women’s mental health, and addiction.
Online Counselling Available
We regularly see clients via telehealth (online appointments). This is a safe, secure, and convenient way to either begin your counselling journey or continue seeing your regular practitioner.