JACQUELINE HOPE

Therapist

Qualifications:
Bachelor Social Work , BA, Grad Counselling, Cert Family Therapy, Cert Intro Play Therapy
Accredited Carer Counsellor
Member Australian Association Social Workers
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Experience Jacqueline has over 18 years experience counselling various populations in community health, mental health, employee assistance provider counselling, private practice and schools. Jacqueline thoroughly enjoyed working as a School Counsellor in various schools. Jacqueline has worked for Family services, Relationships Australia and Melbourne University. Jacqueline uses an eclectic approach, drawing from the following; cognitive behavioural therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Positive Psychology, Family Systems and Play Therapy.


Approach:
Honest direct transparent Jacqueline uses an eclectic approach, drawing from the following; cognitive behavioural therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Positive Psychology, Family Systems and Play Therapy. During the first session Jacqueline likes to pass on a 'bag of tricks' so the client can have some strategies to try straight away. Jacqueline’s passion and talent is in working with individuals in a collaborative and creative way. Jacqueline’s aim is to give voice to individuals to express feelings through their most accessible means, talking or art or creative expression. SPECIAL INTEREST AREAS – Anxiety, depression, grief, family related concerns, relationship problems, eating disorders and parenting ..