The Hart Centre is a company passionate about creating healthy loving relationships, of all kinds.

The Hart Centre is a company passionate about creating healthy loving relationships, of all kinds.

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Our mission is to be the most highly regarded relationship help service in Australia, by delivering a comprehensive range of the highest quality relationship and marriage counselling and advice, and books and products to educate and enhance client’s relationships.

To have every client who comes through our doors leave feeling listened to, understood, and educated on how to build a better relationship with their partner, while at the same time bringing out the best in themselves.

We have been in operation for 16 years in Australia.

Our counsellors are all Psychologists, and in addition, we have our own in-house relationship counselling training program, and on-going professional development program, and are constantly seeking best practice methodologies.

With our specialized experience in relationship and marriage counselling, together with our caring, compassionate and unbiased approach, you are in safe and experienced hands.

Our Psychologists

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  • Theodora

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    BA (Psych); Grad Dip (Psych): Grad Dip (Rel Couns & Fam Therapy)

    MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

     

     

    Theodora is a registered psychologist and qualified relationship and family counsellor since 2006. She has worked for non-for profit organisations and the community sector for over twenty years. Theodora see individuals, couples and families, and is also an approved Workcover Provider.

     

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  • Melanie

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    BA (Psych), Grad Dip Sc (Psych), Grad Dip (App Psych), MA (Coaching Psychology)

    Hart Centre Certified

    Melanie specialises in individual and Relationship Counselling in Sydney and has worked as a registered Psychologist for over 12 years, in a variety of public and private settings.  She has previously worked as a college guidance counsellor with children, teenagers, and their families, and understands the busy lifestyles many families lead in today’s day and age. For these reasons she facilitates Skype and phone sessions if face-to-face sessions are not possible.

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  • Dearne

    Diploma in Counselling (AIPC)

    Hart Centre Certified

    Dearne provides Marriage Counselling in Sydney and has a diploma of Counselling from the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors along with being trained through Lifeline in the development of complex counselling skills. She is a member of the Australian Counselling Association and participates in reflective individual and peer clinical supervision on a regular basis.

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  • Korey

    Registered Psychologist Brisbane

    B Soc Work; B Ed (Hons); B Soc Sci (Pysch); Grade Dip Psych; Grad Dip Couns; M Couns

    Hart Centre Certified

    Korey is passionate about individual and relationship counselling and believes it is an honour and privilege to be allowed to hear somebody’s life story. Her experience has involved working with: Families, couples and individuals dealing with challenging life events such as: 1) People with terminal illnesses and their bereaved families, partners and friends 2) Men, women, young people and children who have been sexually assaulted and/or abused. Korey has an employment history of providing counselling for non-government, government and private agencies.  Areas she has training include: Emotionally Focused  Therapy – Couples & individuals, Relationship Counselling, Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Grief  & Bereavement Therapy, Hypnosis, Recovery from Abuse, Body Image issues, Workplace stress management, Post-traumatic Stress disorder, Adjustment disorder, Anxiety & Depression.

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  • Kellie

    Registered Counsellor

    B Psych (Hons); Grad Dip Rel Couns;  MACA

    Hart Centre Certified

    Kellie provides marriage counselling in Sydney, and has an Honours Degree in Psychology from the University of NSW and a Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling from the Institute of Family Practice. Kellie is also Hart Centre certified and a registered member of the Australian Counselling Association. She engages in regular self-reflection and participates in peer and clinical supervision.

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  • Cristina

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    B Psych (Hons); Grad Dip Int Comm; PhD; MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Dr Cristina is a registered Psychologist in Sydney with Psychology Board of Australia and a Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS).   She specialises in couples counselling and marital preparation.  In addition to her Honours Degree in Psychology, she holds a PhD from the University of Western Sydney (Australia) and a Postgraduate Diploma on Intercultural Communication. She has worked as a Psychologist in private, academic and corporate settings.

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  • Christine

    Psychologist Gold Coast

    B Psych Hons, Assoc MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Christine is passionate about providing individual and couples counselling in Mermaid Beach. Her interests include mindfulness, emotion focused counselling and positive psychology. Christine is particularly interested in career development, anger management and couples counselling, having completed training in Gottman Couples Counselling and Emotion Focused Couples Counselling. Her practice focuses on adults and the challenges and choices experienced in their lives. She is a firm believer of changing the things we can and accepting the things we can’t.

    As well as couples counselling Christine has a special interest in individual counselling, especially concerning stress, burn-out and anxiety in adults, and the impact this has upon life goals, relationships and other choices. She utilises various therapies and techniques such as CBT, ACT, mindfulness, visualisation, emotional focused therapy and emotional freedom techniques.

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  • Mary-Anne

    Psychologist Perth

    B App Sc Psych, Post Grad Dip Psych (Couns), M Psych, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Mary-Anne is a Counselling Psychologist in Perth, who possesses a passion for working with both individuals and couples. She also utilises hypnotherapy on a regular basis and finds clients enjoy the experience.

    Although Mary-Anne is flexible in her approach and will adapt to the needs of her clients she does enjoy medium to long term work and the benefits this brings to clients.

     

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  • Ann-Marie

    Ann-Marie

    BSc MAppsPsych MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Ann-Marie is an experienced Psychologist, specialising in individual and marriage counselling. Appreciating the ups and downs everyday life can place on relationships, Ann-Marie is passionate about working with couples to help them best manage these challenges and as a result strengthen and deepen their relationships.

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  • Natascha

    Registered Psychologist Brisbane

    B Soc Sci (Psych), B Soc Sci (Hons), AMAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Natascha has been practising as an individual and relationship counselling psychologist for 18 years and is passionate about working with clients, empowering each person to reach their full potential and live a rich, fulfilling and meaningful life.

    Natascha has a particular strong interest in relationship issues, marriage therapy, family therapy, anxiety, anger management, same sex relationships, sexual issues including erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, desire issues, porn addiction, depression and trauma.

    Natascha enjoys working with individuals who present with a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, work place issues and parenting difficulties.

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  • Cheryl

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne 

    B.Psych (Hons 1st), B.App.Sci. (Health Sci: Hons 1st), Assoc MAPS, Member MAREAA,

    Hart Centre Certified

    Cheryl is passionate about couples counselling. Her sincere and genuine desire to assist individuals and couples in creating stronger, healthier and more satisfying relationships has been her guiding motivation for almost two decades of working in the field of relationship psychology.  Described by both clients and colleagues alike as warm, open, personable and compassionate, Cheryl’s relaxed style promotes a comfortable, yet safe, environment within which to explore your relationship issues.

    Having trained directly under the tutelage of Drs John & Julie Gottman in the Gottman Couples Therapy Method, Cheryl utilises an up-to-date, evidence-based approach to her work with clients whilst drawing upon other key relationship therapies including emotion-focused, attachment, cognitive-behavioural and psycho-dynamic.  Importantly, Cheryl’s understanding of the connection between psychological experiences (for example depression, anxiety and anger) and relational problems provides Cheryl with a holistic perspective to gently, but effectively, support individuals and couples to understand and manage their emotional pain.

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  • Dr Ann

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne
    BSc(Hons) (Physiol), BSc(Hons) (Psych), GradDipAppPsych, DPsych (Counselling), MAP
    Hart Centre Certified

     

    Ann is an experienced psychologist in Melbourne.  She is passionate about relationship counselling, and creates strong connections with clients and effective working environments. Her clients feel comfortable in the knowledge that they are ‘in safe hands’, which enables them to open up and share their thoughts and troubles. This then allows Ann to use a variety of practices and techniques to help her clients get to a place that is healthier and happier, and to depart her service to continue their journey on their own. Ann has helped hundreds of people in this way.

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  • Deborah

    Clinical Psychologist Perth
    B Sc; M Psych (Couns); Clin Psych; MAPS
    Hart Centre Certified

    Deborah has been providing effective relationship counselling for almost 20 years and sees clients from her Leeming office.   Her desire and ability to help couples build resilient and more deeply connected relationships is reflected in comments made by her clients, present and past, as well as her popularity as a relationship therapist.  She has specialised skills in helping couples work through a wide range of difficulties and strongly believes that the relationship we have with our significant other, as well as with ourselves impacts significantly on our overall wellbeing.

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  • Tracy

    Registered Psychologist Wodonga
    BSc (Psych); Grad Dip Psychotherapy
    Hart Centre Certified

    Tracy sees clients for relationship counselling in her Wodonga office.  She has worked in the counselling /psychology field for over 30 years, and has worked in schools, hospitals, community agencies, private practice, government departments, universities and welfare organisations.

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  • Gale

    Registered Psychologist
    BSocSci, GradDipPsych
    Hart Centre Certified

     

    Gale is an experienced psychologist who has been practising on the Gold Coast since 1997. She has been specialising in individual and relationship counselling for over 15 years.  Gale focuses on practical ways to restore and improve your relationship in a friendly, caring counselling environment.

    Gale has had experience in a wide range of individual and relationship areas, including pre-marriage preparation, communication styles, affairs, step/blended families, intimacy issues, separation counselling, grief, injury/illness of a spouse/partner, parenting styles and shared goals/life purpose.

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  • Emma

    Psychologist Melbourne

    Grad Dip Psychotherapy, Postgrad Dip Psych, B Sc, Cert IV Training and Assessment
    Hart Centre Certified

    Emma is a registered Psychologist in Melbourne with a strong interest in relationship counselling.  She is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society, and has experience in private, not for profit and public sectors, working in both acute management and long-term treatment settings.

    Emma has developed the skills to provide a client-centred approach that involves education, collaboration, and evidence-based interventions to assist with fostering more desirable and satisfying relationships.  Over the years, Emma has worked with couples that have experienced communication difficulties, infidelity, imbalances in power, issues with extended family, life transitional difficulties and conflicting ideas on matters such as child rearing, lifestyle differences and finances.

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  • Karina

    Karina

    Psychologist Brisbane

    D. Psych, M. OrgPsych, BA (Psych) Hons, Dip Clin Hyp,

    Dip ESTm, MAPS, MACCP, MASH, MAACBT

    Hart Centre Certified

    Karina is a Clinical Psychologist in Brisbane and has had 30 years’ experience working in psychological practice and with individuals and couples to overcome relationship difficulties and promote healthy and fulfilling relationships. She can work with you to constructively explore and disentangle threads and identify frustrating and self-defeating cycles that have been impacting upon your relationships. In a warm, supportive and non-judgmental environment Karina can help to overcome communication struggles and painful interactions to assist in reconnecting with your partner as well as assist in gaining insight, develop strategies to manage relationship difficulties more effectively.

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  • Melissa

    Psychologist Adelaide

    B Psych Sc, B Sc Psych Hons, M Clin Psych

    Hart Centre Certified

    Melissa is a Clinical Psychologist in Adelaide who is experienced and empathetic. She works with individuals, couples and families and specialises in relationship and family counselling. She is experienced in providing counselling to both individuals and couples across a number of issues including: couples/relationship counselling, pre-marriage counselling, anger management, sexuality and sex therapy, narcissism, as well as all areas of mental illness such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and addictions.

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  • Sanja

    Registered Psychologist, Melbourne
    BA Psych; Grad Dip Ed Psych; M Ed Psych; PHD; Dip Bis; Maps
    Hart Centre Certified

    Dr. Cosic has a very positive strengths based interpersonal approach to client assessment and intervention and works collaboratively on the goals of the client. The emphasis being on self-management and the acknowledgement that clients don’t need to be cured, they need support to develop more functional capacities to manage their own lives, relationships and issues. She approaches couples work from an understanding that relationships impact and enhance our lives, and it is through relationships that we grow and develop personally and socially.

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  • Christopher

    Christopher

    Clinical Psychologist, Brisbane

    B Sc (Pscyh) (Hons), M. Clin Psych

    Hart Centre Certified

    Christopher is a Clinical Psychologist in Brisbane with a special interest in Relationship and Marriage Therapy.  Early in his career he provided telephone based counselling to children, adolescents and parents (including child behaviour management programs) and later worked in acute mental health settings with Queensland Health.  He then moved into private practice and currently works with individuals as well as couples.

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  • Meredith

    Registered Psychologist
    B.A (Psychology); PostGrad Dip (Psychology)
    Hart Centre Certified

     

    Meredith is a registered psychologist (since 1993) and has practised for over 25 years.  She is also an Accredited Supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia, supervising other psychologists.  She has trained extensively in couple counselling (under Dr. John Gottman in the Gottman Couples Therapy Method; within Relationships Australia’s Specialist Course in Couple Therapy; and Certificate of Family Therapy amongst other training).

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  • Christina

    Therapist
    MASS Counselling, BA Psychology, Couples Institute Diploma, EMDR
    Hart Centre Certified

    Christina is a mature, experienced therapist working on the Central Coast and in the Hunter Valley. She is passionate about couples counselling, in particular the frequent impact that sexual dysfunction and the impact of trauma have on the relationship. Her belief is that creativity, pleasure and fulfilment lie at the centre of human existence and if difficulties in sexual expression and functioning are present it can go to the core of a person’s relationship to self and others.

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  • Rae

    Registered Psychologist Adelaide

    B SC (Psych & Crim) Hons; M Sc (For Psych)

    Hart Centre Certified

    I am passionate about conducting therapy to address relationship issues. My granddad always used to say (in his London cockney accent) ‘Aint love grand’, which is a philosophy I have carried with me throughout my life, and which has inspired me to help couples achieve happiness and fulfillment in their relationships in my work as a psychologist. I truly believe that love can be grand, however it does take a little bit of work to achieve this.  I have experience with helping both couples and individuals to improve their communication, resolve conflict, and helping them build a solid relationship skill set. I am happy to support couples with a range of issues, including (but not limited to) anger management issues, porn addiction, sex therapy, and conducting pre-marriage sessions.

     

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  • Joanna

    Registered Psychologist

    B.Psych; PsyBA App Sup; Assoc MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Joanna is a highly qualified registered psychologist in Perth who provides therapy for people of all ages, including families and couples. She provides a confidential and professional service and is committed to ensuring that all clients receive the highest standard of care and a positive experience of counselling. She understands that many people feel nervous about attending counselling, so makes sure to spend time in the first session discussing goals and motivations for attending therapy and what to expect from the sessions. Joanna works from a client centred approach, which means that therapy is guided by the client’s goals and at their own pace.

     

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  • Dr Shona

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    Post Grad Dip (Psych), B.App.Sc (OT), PhD.

    Hart Centre Certified

    Shona is a highly qualified registered psychologist in Melbourne.

    Shona has over 10 years of experience working with couples, individual and family problems to facilitate secure, honest, and meaningful connections towards resolution of difficult feelings after affairs, disappointments, excessive control, narcissism, depression, anxiety and childhood trauma. Shona is a registered psychologist with extensive training in Emotion Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT-C), an evidence based  approach based on attachment theory, which has been developed and researched extensively for over  20 years.

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  • Christine

    Registered Psychologist Canberra
    BA (Psych);  Grad Dip (Applied Psych);  BSW (Hons); MAPS
    Hart Centre Certified

    Christine has worked in private practice for 18 years to provide confidential and professional counselling in a supportive environment.  Her work has covered a wide range of issues with relationships and individuals, eg challenges and changes in relationships, relationship building/rebuilding, life changes and losses, personal coaching, family and blended family issues, parenting issues, communication, workplace issues, stress, anxiety and depression.

    Christine’s passion in working with relationships is inspired and informed by her extensive ongoing professional development and training to update knowledge and skills through workshops and conferences.  Considerable training has built on her existing knowledge of   the differences and complexities in relationships that surface through the challenges in life that relationships face through different stages of the relationship.

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  • Noga

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    BA, M Psych, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Noga is a Psychologist with 25 years experience. She enjoys working with couples and families on relationship issues to improve skills in communication, problem solving and conflict resolution. Initially working with individuals, she witnessed how strong, solid relationships can heal emotional wounds and empower growth. She developed expertise in relationship counselling while continuing to work with individuals, children and adolescents on various issues including depression, anxiety, stress, career and life transitions.

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  • Tracy

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    B.A. (Psych)(Hons); M. Comm; M.Psych; MAPS.

    Hart Centre Certified

    Tracy currently works in private practice, specialising in Individual and Relationship Counselling.  She has had specialised training in Couples counselling, Mediation/Conflict Resolution & Psycho-dynamic Therapy. She works with couple breakdowns, infidelity, sexual and porn addiction, divorce and separation.

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  • Pam

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    M Clin Psych; BSSC (Psych)(Hons); BSc Econ, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

     

    Pam  is a registered psychologist who works with individuals, couples and families.  She has worked with people with relationship difficulties for over twenty years in both a personal and workplace context.  She is passionate about helping people with relationship issues, including those who are struggling because of parenting, family or workplace stressors.  Her clinical training also enables her to identify whether there may be mental health or personality issues which are impacting on the relationship.

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  • Tracy

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    B.A. (Psych)(Hons); M. Comm; M.Psych; MAPS.

    Hart Centre Certified

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  • Tracy

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    B.A. (Psych)(Hons); M. Comm; M.Psych; MAPS.

    Hart Centre Certified

    Tracy is a highly qualified registered psychologist in Sydney.  She provides assessment and treatment for a wide range of problems including relationship difficulties, anxiety disorders, depression, stress, addiction and others. She has worked in both private practice and the public sector, in both research and clinical settings for over fifteen years.

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  • Sue

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne
    B. Nursing; Grad Dip Psych; Grad Dip Psychotherapy; MAPS
    Hart Centre Certified

    Sue is a highly skilled Psychologist, specialising in couples and relationship counselling.  Within a safe and comfortable environment, Sue enables her couples to express their relationship concerns with ease. Her empathic nature and emotionally focused approach supports her couples to navigate relationship challenges and gain increased understanding of their sometimes unhelpful interactive cycles.

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  • Ruth

    Registered Psychologist
    B S SCI Psych (hons), CSW, FACCP,
    Hart Centre Certified

    Ruth teaches couples how to resurrect love and bring passion and intimacy back into their lives. For those who have never experienced it, she shows them how to achieve it.

    Through extensive training and decades of experience as a sexologist, Ruth is able to address complex and sensitive sex-related issues with great skill. She is a member of the Society of Australian Sexologists (SAS) and regularly attends seminars, workshops, forums and professional development meetings in order to remain abreast of the latest clinical and research findings in the field of sex and sexuality.

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  • Joclyn

    Registered Psychologist
    B Arts (Psych); Grad Dip Soc Health; M. Health Sci (Child & Adolescent Psych); Cert Psych Prac
    Hart Centre Certified

    Joclyn has been a fully registered psychologist since 2008. She has worked in a wide range of psychology settings in the Penrith area and enjoys helping people from many different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. She is committed to helping her clients to lead a rich and meaningful life, which often involves helping them identify and manage overwhelming emotions and unhelpful coping styles. Joclyn is a great listener and provides a warm and supportive environment for her clients to work through the issues that cause them distress.

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  • Magdalena

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    RN; M. Psych (Uruguay); MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

     

    Magdalena is a warm, compassionate Psychologist who has been working with Individuals, Couples and Families in therapy for 15 years over a wide variety of issues. As a couples therapist, she provides a calm and comforting space for couples to explore concerns that they wish to resolve in a healthy and respectful way.  Magdalena is bilingual and can counsel in both English and Spanish.

     

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  • Ann

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne
    BSocSci (Fam Stud); MAPS; Clin Drug Assessor
    Hart Centre Certified

     

    Ann has been practicing as a Psychologist for over 16 years and has been helping couples for more than 10 years.  Ann is passionate about helping people find their sense of identity and improve their overall connections to others. Ann believes that the relationship between the client and the Psychologist is the most important element to successful therapy and she brings to her work respect, openness, honesty and empathy.

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  • Ampara

    Clinical Psychologist Auckland
    M. Sci. (Psych); Dip Psych
    Hart Centre Certified

    Ampara uses a holistic and integrative approach tailored to each client’s or couples needs. She works collaboratively with clients to develop understanding of their symptoms and explore the underlying factors that may contribute to their difficulties and issues and their relationships. She offers a non-judgemental approach and a gentle push where needed to make the changes one can make for a more rewarding and meaningful life and relationship.

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  • Elizabeth

    Registered Psychologist Gold Coast

    B App Sc (C&HS), B Sc (Psych), PG Dip Psych

    Hart Centre Certified

    Elizabeth’s main focus is Marriage Counselling in her Gold Coast clinic, and has worked with individuals and in group settings.  She has worked with families, couples, individuals, parents, teens and children throughout her career within the non-government sector and now brings this experience to private practice. She has worked with clients through all of the stages of the family life cycle:  dating, partnering and marriage, separation or divorce, re-partnering, parenting children within two homes, and blended families.

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  • Sylvia

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne 

    B.Sc., Grad Dip Ed Psych., M Psych. M.A.P.S.

    Hart Centre Certified

    Sylvia is passionate about individual and relationship counselling. She is a fully registered psychologist and a member of the Australian Psychological Society currently working in a successful private practice.

    Sylvia has over ten years experience working with clients from all backgrounds and has a special interest in helping clients with anxiety, depression and relationship issues. She is also available for appointments relating to pre-marriage counselling, anger management, porn addiction and narcissism.

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  • Joe

    Psychologist & Family Therapist Wollongong

    BA. Dip Ed, Grad Dip Fam Ther (Clin Prac). Grad Dip Psych (Mon). MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

     

    Read our Interview with Joe here.

    Joe specialises in individual, family and relationship counselling and has been a practising Psychologist for over 20 years. He has worked in the public sector within the Department of Human Services and was responsible for Managing a Specialist Behavioural Intervention Team. Joe has been in private practice for a number of years and three years ago made the decision to move his family to Wollongong from Victoria.  Joe has a broad range of experience having worked with many groups including individual therapy with children, adolescents and adults as well as provision of couples and family therapy. Joe has particular interest in couples and relationship counselling, having seen ample evidence in his practice, that the pursuit of a healthy functioning relationship is a vital to wellbeing.

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  • Tony

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    BA Psychology and Social Communications, BA (Hons) Psychology

    Hart Centre Certified

    Tony has been working in Mental Health since 1997, and now specialises in Couples Counselling. He has been a Psychologist in private practice since 1999. His passion to work with couples is underpinned by his burning desire to assist individuals bring the best out of themselves. That way the individual can become the best person for themselves and their partner so they can both enjoy a mutually rewarding relationship based on honesty, equity, respect, trust and support.

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  • David

    Registered Psychologist Canberra

    B.A.(Hons)Psych; MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    David is a Psychologist that specialises in individual and Relationship Counselling, with 30 years experience.   He has worked in private practice as well as in Community Mental Health, Organisational/Corporate settings with EAP providers, and at the Vietnam Veterans Counselling Service.

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  • Trisha

    Counselling Psychologist Brisbane

    B Psych, Adv Dip Rel Couns, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Trisha has worked in not for profit and government organisations within an employee assistance model for over a decade. She has a wealth of experience working with workplace issues including work stress, rehabilitation, bullying and harassment. Her areas of interest are Depression and Anxiety, Grief and Loss, Separation and Addiction work.

    She works with individuals to progress towards their goals in a supportive and empathetic manner. Using a solution-focussed, strengths based framework, clients find positive approaches to address the presenting issue as well as practical strategies to manage the situation, whatever it may be.

    She is trained in CBT, ACT, IPT and Motivational Interviewing. However will develop interventions based on the individual client’s way of operating, tailoring strategies to the client’s learning style.

    Trisha also specialises in individual and couples counselling.  She is an expert in the field of relationships and families with over 18 years experience.  Trisha works to improve communication, clarify expectations and derive meaning from both actions and words, achieving  greater understanding between partners.  She will give you practical conflict management and problem solving strategies to take away to enhance connection, and put processes in place to strengthen your relationship skills. This will reinforce the foundation of your relationship, building trust and increasing faith in one another to nurture the relationship.

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  • Kathrine

    Registered Psychologist Perth

    BA Soc Sci; B Psych (Hons); AMAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Kathrine has been a Registered Psychologist in Perth for ten years and prior to this was a counsellor for four years, specialising in developing intimacy in relationships.  She understands the importance of relationships in life as a building block to higher achievement, and will help you help yourself by giving you practical skills you can work on immediately.

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  • Wendy

    Counselling & Clinical Psychologist Perth

    B. App Sci (Psych), Grad Dip Psych (Couns), M. Psych

    Hart Centre Certified

    Wendy has practiced psychology for over 20 years during which time she has worked with adolescents and adults individually, as couples and in family groups.  She currently works in general private practice as well as the forensic area and has extensive experience in assisting people with depression, anxiety, emotional management difficulties including anger, as well as those suffering loss and grief.

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  • Charley

    Registered Psychologist Perth

    B Psych, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Charley is a registered psychologist and an associate member of the Australian Psychological Society and the Australasian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. She has experience as an adult, adolescent, child and couple therapist and is also a trained trauma specialist. She utilises mindfulness on a regular basis and enjoys seeing people transform as they find calm in the midst of chaos.

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  • Deborah

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    B Arts (Psych), Grad  Dip Rehab  Couns

    Hart Centre Certified

    Deborah is a registered psychologist and provides marriage counselling in Sydney. She has worked for over 15 years in the private and public sector including education, rehabilitation and private practice.  She has extensive experience counselling adults, adolescents and young people across a range of areas. These include relationships, life transition and adjustment, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, abuse and trauma, career development and academic performance.

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  • Vivienne

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    B Arts, M Psych, Grad Dip Adolescent & Child Psych, M Ed Psych, Grad Cert Fam Therapy & Fam Sensitive Practice

    Hart Centre Certified

    Vivienne is a qualified Psychologist with over 18 years experience, and a member of the Australian Psychological Society since 1994.

    Vivienne has extensive experience working with individual children, adolescents and parents as well as couples, with a focus on concerns such as family & relationship issues. Vivienne assists clients with a broad range of issues such as pre-marriage counselling, grief & loss, anxiety & depression, trauma, stress and anger management.

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  • Dianne

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    BA(Psych), PGDip(Psych), AMAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Dianne is a Registered Psychologist, an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society and specialises in marriage counselling in Sydney.  Her main area of interest is with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), including Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).

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  • Maria

    Registered Clinical Psychologist Perth

    B. Psych (Hons), M. Psych (Clinical), MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Maria is a Registered Clinical Psychologist and is a registered provider with Medicare.  She has completed a Masters of Psychology (Clinical) degree and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society.  Maria regularly undertakes professional development and training to keep updated on the latest therapeutic practices to empower people to develop self awareness and initiate positive change.

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  • Rosemary

    Clinical Psychologist Brisbane

    BA Hons (Psych), MA (Clin Psych), MBA, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Rosemary has been a psychologist for some 30 years, and is passionate about providing relationship counselling in Brisbane. She has considerable experience in working to assist people with individual and relationship difficulties. She is experienced in both assessment and therapy, and is particularly interested in working with couples to address the challenges of difficult communication, lack of intimacy,  infidelity and disengagement.

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  • Gloria

    Clinical Psychologist Newcastle

    B.Sc, M.Psych (Clin)

    Hart Centre Certified

    Gloria is passionate about relationship counselling, and has practised as a Psychologist for over 20 years, in both the private and public systems.  In addition to her passion for psychology, Gloria works with her husband on an organic farm in the Hunter Valley, NSW.  They have three adult children.

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  • Kaye

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    BA Psych (Deakin), Grad Dip Psych (Deakin), B Education (Monash), BA (Monash), Grad Cert Careers (RMIT), Certificate 4 in Workplace Assessment and Training (Chisholm Institute)

    Hart Centre Certified

    Kaye is passionate about relationship counselling. She works with individuals and couples to improve wellbeing and enhance relationships. She helps couples communicate constructively, manage conflict, cope after affairs, blend families, and adjust to big life changes like having a baby or moving to Melbourne. Kaye also works with clients to master depression and anxiety, survive a break up, make decisions, cope with grief and trauma, adjust to change, improve self-confidence and better manage relationships.

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  • Peter

    Registered Psychologist Adelaide

    BA, Grad Dip Arts (Psych), Post Grad Dip Couns Psych,Dip Clin Hypnotherapy, Dip Ed, MAPS, MASCH, MACA, MICF

    Hart Centre Certified

    Peter’s passion is Relationship Counselling in his Adelaide clinic. Your life is now not how it once was with you and your partner. Something’s changed, maybe the spark has left your relationship and perhaps some conflict has entered. Yet, the remnants of the good times remain, the memories of what has been created by you both together. Something gained which could be lost. The question is, what is it that is important to do now?

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  • Valda

    Registered Clinical Psychologist Perth

    B Psych, Post Grad Dip Reichian Therapy, Post Grad Dip Psychodrama, Certified Mediator, Cert 4 Training & Assess, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Valda is a registered clinical psychologist and a full member of the Australian Psychological Society.  She has more than 20 years experience as an individual, couple and group therapist, and is also a certified family mediator. Having been born and raised in Brazil, she also speaks Portuguese.

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  • Cherie

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    BA, M Ed, Grad Dip Psych, Post Grad Dip Psych, M Psych, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Cherie specialises in Relationship Counselling in Sydney. She is a caring, empathic and intuitive person who likes to provide a safe, peaceful and reflective environment where people can come to deepen their understanding of themselves and their partner and experiment with new ways of being together.

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  • Stuart

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    B Arts, G Dip Psych, PG Dip Psych, D Psych, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Stuart is a psychologist with ten years of counselling experience with individual adults and children, couples, and groups in private, educational, corporate and volunteer settings. He has a friendly manner and endeavours to make people feel comfortable and supported in counselling.

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  • Angelica

    Clinical Psychologist Sydney

    B Psych (Hons) M Clin Psych, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Angelica is an experienced Clinical Psychologist who specialises in Relationship Counselling in Sydney. Her specialities include treating people with marriage and relationship difficulties, intimacy and sexual issues.

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  • Sarah

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    BA (Hons) Psych, M Psych (Counselling) MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Sarah is passionate about relationship counselling.  She is a multi-skilled and dynamic Psychologist with years of experience working with individuals and couples experiencing a range of issues. When working with couples Sarah embraces the complexities of the problems clients bring, in an arena which provides a sense of safety and support.

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  • Dr Karen

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    B Soc Sc (Psych), B A (Hons), Doctorate in Counselling Psychology, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Karen is a highly qualified and experienced Relationship Counselling Psychologist who has worked in a variety of counselling organisations for ten years and has been in private practice for eight years.  She is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and the College of Counselling Psychologists.  She is also a registered supervisor of other psychologists.

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  • Beverley

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    B Soc Sci (Psych), B Soc Sci (Hons), Post Grad Dip Psych, Grad Dip Systemic Therapy, H Dip Ed.

    Hart Centre Certified

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    Beverley’s speciality is relationship counselling in Sydney, due to her special focus and interest in relationships. She has done extensive training in this area both locally and overseas.

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  • Michelle

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    BA, MA, M Clinical Psych.

    Hart Centre Certified

    Michelle is a psychologist who has been working in private practice for over 9 years, and as a psychologist for over 13 years. She developed an interest in relationship counselling when she started private practice. Since then, Michelle has actively pursued ongoing development in this area, and is passionate about facilitating relationship change with couples.

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  • Annette

    Registered Psychologist Brisbane

    B.A Psych (Hons). MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Annette has been practising for over 18 years and has broad experience in the counselling, forensic, clinical and vocational fields. She has considerable experience in helping people with difficulties in the areas of anxiety, depression, work-related stress, anger management, substance misuse and relationships.  She also sees clients for narcissism, porn addiction, anger management and pre-marriage counselling, and will provide phone  appointments if necessary.

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  • Rebecca

    Registered Psychologist Townsville

    B.A (Psych), Dip (Graphology), M Int Sports Sc Assoc, MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Rebecca specialises in Relationship Counselling in her Townsville clinic. She uses advanced strategic interventions to resolve a whole range of human challenges in a way that liberates and redefines the boundaries of what is possible.

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  • David

    Clinical Psychologist Perth

    PhD, M. Psych(Clin), BSc(Hons), MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Dr David is an experienced clinical psychologist with a history of helping couples with relationship issues. In his practice he sees men, women and couples wishing to improve their lives and deal more effectively with problems of mood regulation, difficult emotions, life change and substance abuse. The therapeutic approaches that David uses are matched to the needs of the client and the situation. Generally the most useful approach comes under the ambit of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy which is a versatile new form of cognitive behavioural therapy.

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  • Andrea

    Registered Psychologist Adelaide

    B.Sci (Hons) M.Psych (Org)

    Hart Centre Certified

    Andrea is passionate about marriage counselling. She is a Registered Psychologist with experience in treating a wide range of difficulties affecting individuals, couples and families. With a special interest in close relationships, Andrea is passionate about supporting couples through many of the challenges and opportunities they may experience.

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  • Ros

    Registered Psychologist Adelaide

    B Sc (Hons), B Soc Admin, B A (Psych), B Psych (Hons), Grad Dip Mediation (Family), PhD

    Hart Centre Certified

    Ros has worked in a variety of practice settings for over 15 years. She now specialises in relationship counselling with individuals, couples and families. She is a psychologist, family therapist and a qualified family mediator.

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  • Julia

    Registered Psychologist Brisbane

    BSc (Hons Psych)

    Hart Centre Certified

    Julia is passionate about relationship counselling. Life, as Julia sees it, is about relationships; relationships with yourself and relationships with others. Julia has extensive experience as a psychologist and has worked within government, private and community sectors in counselling, educational and training roles.  She has conducted workshops focusing on enhancing couple relationships with Relationships Australia as well as communication skills and self-esteem programs.

    Julia provides counselling to individuals as well, across a wide range of issues including workplace stress, bullying, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, trauma and grief and loss. She also guides people through life transitions including being single again, changing careers, coping with redundancy, and being an “empty nester”.  Julia is also available for pre-marriage counselling, anger management counselling, and counselling relating to narcissism.

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  • Jeanne

    Clinical Psychologist Sydney

    B A Hons, M Psych Clin, PhD, MAPS, M College Clin Psych

    Hart Centre Certified

    Jeanne is a Clinical Psychologist with many years’ experience with relationship counselling in Sydney as both a counsellor and psychotherapist, first in a voluntary capacity and then as a clinician. She works with adults and young people from different cultures and social backgrounds and particularly likes to work with couples and relationships.

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  • Gabriela

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    B Psych, Assoc MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Gabriela is an experienced psychologist with special interest in explorative psychotherapies.  She is committed to assist families and couples to develop a respectful and positive relationship, as she believes that a healthy relationship is vital to our sense of wellbeing.

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  • Catherine

    Registered Psychologist Melbourne

    BA, MA, Post Grad App Psych, M Psych, M Crim, MAPS,

    Hart Centre Certified

    Catherine feels it is a privilege to be a psychologist and support people during important and challenging times in their lives.  She finds the richness of the connection that she shares with clients extremely rewarding. It’s a pleasure seeing people grow and develop.

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  • Sharon

    Registered Psychologist Sunshine Coast

    BPsych (Hons), Grad Dip Gestalt Theory & Methods, Assoc MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Sharon is an experienced Psychologist, specialising in relationship counselling on the Sunshine Coast. She has an extensive history working with couples and families, helping them to identify and change unhelpful, damaging and sometimes harmful patterns and behaviours in their relationships. Sharon believes that the key to all successful relationships is effective communication, an understanding of your partners’ needs and desires and a willingness to show love to your partner in a way that is recognised by them.

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  • Paula

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    BSc (Hons) App Psych: M Couns Psych

    Hart Centre Certified

    Paula is a Counselling Psychologist who has worked extensively in private practice with individuals and couples. She is passionate about facilitating the transformation of pain into power for couples who are stuck in behaviour patterns that rob their relationship of vitality and meaning.

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  • Melanie

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    BA (Psych), Grad Dip Sc (Psych), Grad Dip (App Psych), MA (Coaching Psychology)

    Hart Centre Certified

    Melanie has worked as a registered Psychologist for over 12 years, in a variety of public and private settings.  She has previously worked as a college guidance counsellor with children, teenagers, and their families, and understands the busy lifestyles many families lead in today’s day and age. For these reasons she facilitates Skype and phone sessions if face-to-face sessions are not possible.

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  • Leanne

    Registered Psychologist Sydney

    B.A Psych, Cert Sandplay Fac, Assoc MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

    Leanne has been a registered psychologist since 2009. She specialises in relationship counselling, and also has experience working with a vast array of issues, ranging from addiction, anxiety and depression to trauma and eating disorders.  She enjoys working with adults as well as children. Leanne firmly believes that what happens within a relationship can impact more than just the couple, as such it is important to put in that effort to make positive and loving change.  Leanne also sees clients who are experiencing sexual difficulties, including low libido, erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation.

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  • Ruth

    Registered Psychologist Brisbane

    B.A Psych (Hons). GradCertForMenHealth

    Hart Centre Certified

    Ruth provides relationship counselling in Brisbane. Ruth’s experience as a registered psychologist incorporates a broad range of human resource, organisational development and health services to both the public and private sectors. Her established practice of psychology promotes growth in the face of adversity through relationship transformation, building resilience to stress, managing marital distress, anxiety and feelings of depression. Ruth’s interest in relationship counselling stimulates her involvement in associated professional development activities, thereby enhancing her practice of psychology when working with couples.

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  • Julie

    Registered Psychologist Gold Coast

    Grad Dip Psych, Post Grad Dip Psych, B Ed, Dip Teach, AMAPS

    Julie’s speciality is relationship counselling on the Gold Coast and by Skype. Previously a Special Education teacher for 18 years, Julie has been a Psychologist for 17 years in her own private practice. She is passionate about understanding what makes people tick and in empowering clients to reach their potentials, and, with her great love of relationships, she has specialised in Relationship Psychology and Sexual health and potential for the majority of this period.

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  • Brendan

    Clinical Psychologist Gold Coast

    BA PG Dip M Psych C Clin MAPS

    Hart Centre Certified

     

    Brendan is an experienced Clinical Psychologist and trained mediator, having specialised in marriage and relationship counselling over the last 13 years.

    He has had vast experience in marriage preparation, communication training and conflict strategies. Brendan can share with you some insights into what dynamics are at work that can impede you from having the relationship you really desire.

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