Blending evidence based therapies with creativity and somatic approaches to working through trauma and eating disorders, Creative Mental Health & Yoga is unique in their offerings & approach & provides a nurturing place for people to achieve optimal mental health.
Amy (she/her) is a clinical registrant of PACFA living and working on Wurundjeri land (Naarm/Melbourne, VIC). She has completed a Bachelors in Counselling, a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Behavioural Science and is a Doctoral Candidate at Latrobe University. She is an accredited clinician and member of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders. She offers counselling and therapy for a variety of clientele, with a special interest in complex trauma and Eating Disorders. Amy is a proud ally of the LGBTQIA+ community and created the first support group in Australia for members of the LGBTQIA+ community with eating disorders, run through Eating Disorders Victoria.
She has a dynamic and integrative approach to her clients, utilising aspects of CBT, DBT mindfulness, person centred counselling and other therapies, tailoring her counselling to each individual client. She draws on her clients strengths and works with them to build a positive life, explore issues and provides care and support. Providing a space of safety and affirmation are always at the forefront of how Amy works and she welcomes your personal input on how she can create the right space for you.
In addition to counselling, Amy is also a certified Yoga teacher and is available for private lessons. Amy brings a mental health and wellbeing focus to her yoga classes, helping you to connect with your body and your mind. Amy currently offers yoga classes for individuals recovering from an Eating Disorder.
Amy's previous work includes working for both public and private mental health services (inpatient and outpatient) and youth residential care, as well as volunteer work for Sacred Heart Mission. She spent 3 years working for Eating Disorders Victoria, and developed their COVID-19 response programs, launching the telehealth counselling service and support groups that are available.
Effective Counselling Services
Help when you need it most - Amy offers a variety of counselling services to help you move past the obstacles in your life. She will help you identify your personal values, strengths, and abilities in support of your personal and professional goals. Contact Amy to see how she can help you develop different perspectives and achieve the outcomes you’re striving for.
GET THE MOST OUT OF LIFE
You don't need to have "issues" or a mental health diagnosis to come to counselling. Amy strongly believes that counselling enables self development and self discovery, and is an integral part of maintaining good health.
FIND GUIDANCE & INSPIRATION
Amy's approach to counselling is creative and tailored to each client, working in a way that is specifically for you. If you are unsure if you want or need counselling, feel free to contact Amy for a chat.
EMBRACE LIFE'S CHALLENGES
Some of the reasons for coming to counselling may include (but not limited to):
Depression or Anxiety
Eating Disorder & body image issues
Other Mental Health concerns
Chronic or terminal health conditions
Yoga for Eating Disorder Recovery
Amy offers a variety of Yoga services, beautifully designed to support those recovering from eating disorders to rebuild a relationship to their body and movement. Amy offers yoga for eating disorder recovery, Vinyasa/Yin yoga teaching and ED Recovery Yoga Retreats. Click below to find out more!
“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?”
- Vincent Van Gogh -