Our Services

YVP PROVIDES A WIDE RANGE OF SERVICES ACROSS MELBOURNE

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    Anger treatment programs

    Anger is a completely natural human emotion that can be caused by various situations, events, or by the thoughts and feelings that a person may have about these events. Read More

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    Grief and Loss

    Thoughts during grief can vary from "there’s nothing I can do about it” to ”it’s my fault, I could have done more” or from "she had a good life” to “it wasn’t her time.” Read More

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    Anxiety

    One of the most common psychological problems of our times, most experience feelings of anxiety before an important event such as a big exam, business presentation, or first date. Read More

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    Depression & Mood Disorders

    People with mood disorders are affected by disturbances in mood that are unusually severe or prolonged and impair the ability to function in meeting normal responsibilities. Read More

ABOUT YARRA VALLEY PSYCHOLOGY


Yarra Valley Psychology has been providing expert and compassionate psychological services since 2001.

The experienced team of counselling psychologists at Yarra Valley Psychology are an integral component of mental health services in the eastern region of Melbourne. We are linked to many community organizations, including the larger local mental health community centres. Our referral base includes doctors, employment services, churches, schools and several government agencies.
 
Our services include the provision of short-term counselling as well as longer term psychotherapy for individuals, couples, children and families, psychological assessments, mediation, critical incident debriefing and group work.
 
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Our THERAPEUTIC MODELS

COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a short-term, goal-oriented, psycho-educational approach that has been extensively evaluated. Research on CBT has provided solid empirical support for its use in many clinical conditions. CBT is the preferred mode of therapy in the treatment of many mental health conditions such as anxiety disorders and mood disorders such as depression. The CBT approach focuses on both cognition’s (thoughts, beliefs, attitudes) and behaviours.Read More

ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY (ACT)

acceptance-and-commitment-therapy-yarra-valley-psychology Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a short-term, goal-oriented, psycho-educational approach that has been extensively evaluated. Research on CBT has provided solid empirical support for its use in many clinical conditions. CBT is the preferred mode of therapy in the treatment of many mental health conditions such as anxiety disorders and mood disorders such as depression. The CBT approach focuses on both cognition’s (thoughts, beliefs, attitudes) and behaviours.Read More

MINDFULNESS TRAINING (MT)

mindfulness-training-yarra-valley-psychologyA number of our psychologists are very experienced in Mindfulness Training (MT). While mindfulness practices can be thought of as a form of meditation, it takes an individual much further. Instead of attempting to clear the mind of all experience and thought, MT aims to fully experience one’s existence and accept (rather than fight or avoid) one’s thoughts and emotions. The most well-known MT program is the ‘Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program, primarily used with a variety of stress-related disorders and sufferers of chronic pain.Read More

SCHEMA THERAPY

schema-therapy-yarra-valley-psychologySchema-Focused Therapy is an integrative approach to treatment that combines the best aspects of cognitive-behavioural, experiential, interpersonal and psychoanalytic therapies into one unified model. A schema is an extremely stable, enduring negative pattern that develops during childhood or adolescence and is elaborated throughout an individual’s life. We view the world through our schemas. Read More

DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY(DBT)

dialectical-behavioural-therapy-dbt-yarra-valley-psychologyDialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a principle-based psychotherapy which uses a modern blend of standard cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), meditation and Eastern Philosophy; it also incorporates elements of psychodynamic, client-centred, gestalt, paradoxical and strategic approaches.Read More

Our PSYCHOLOGISTS

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Miguel Barreiro

Miguel is a Senior Psychologist, a supervisor and the Clinical Director of Yarra Valley Psychology. Miguel has extensive experience in counselling and psychotherapy with individuals, relationships and families. A fluent Spanish speaker, Miguel has lived in the Eastern Suburbs since arriving in Australia, from South America, in 1975.

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Gabriela Stilita

Gabriela is a Clinical Psychologist registered with AHPRA, NZ Psychologist Board and the Brazilian Psychologist Board. She has a post graduate degree in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), a post graduate in Palliative Care as well as training in Gestalt Therapy. Gabriela has experience working with all age groups (from children to elderly patients)
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Greg Troup

Greg is a clinical psychologist who has been practicing in the eastern region for over 20 years. Greg works with clients across most age groups, from primary school children to older adults. Greg works in most areas of mental health including anxiety, OCD, depression and other mood disorders, grief & behavioural issues.

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