Halakhe Ganyu

Therapist

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker & Counsellor
Qualifications: Qualifications:
• BACHELOR OF ARTS (Multicultural Studies)
• BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK
• MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK (Research).
• ACCREDITED MEMBER OF THE AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS SINCE 1998.
Experience:
Halakhe has worked in community health field for the last 21 years in Victoria. He has worked with individuals, young people and families who have had experienced child hood trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) trauma, depression & anxiety, domestic violence, drug and alcohol addictions and relationship issues. Halakhe also provides counselling for migrates and refugee clients. Halakhe has extensive experience working with couples, working with communication issues, intimacy, trust and building positive value based trust. Halakhe prides himself on connecting with both partners in understanding the gaps occurring in the relationship and focusing the work on the couples needs..
Approach:
Halakhe uses holistic ( body, mind & core-self)in his approach utilizing various strategies depending on what the individual needs. Halakhe’s gentle, respectful and welcoming approach allows client's to feel comfortable to start therapy at a safe place. He cares about his clients and supportive of people to achieve their goals. He aims to provide a safe and supportive environment that is flexible to the needs of the clients. He draws from various theories and approaches not limited to: Client centred strength based/solution focused; motivational therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Narrative Therapy.
Other languages spoken:
Oromo & Amharic (Ethiopian Languages)