Depression is more than just feeling a bit sad or down. If you find it hard to function in your every day life and activities that you once enjoyed now seem like a burden, then it's quite possible that you are suffering from some form of depression. Read more...
While each family member is a separate individual, there is a need for the family to function as a cohesive unit. Family counselling promotes better communication and fosters more effective inter-personal relationships within the family environment. Read more...
Stress and anxiety are merely the results of how you interpret the world around you. Read more...
When a devastating accident, severe illness or natural disaster turns your world upside down, you often have no idea where to go for help. A psychologist who specialises in the trauma field can help you address those feelings of pain, regret, denial and anger that you may have. Read more...
Life takes many paths; remaining together is an art that needs to be practiced every day. Sometimes, a bit of guidance & help can make a difference. Denial is not a solution. Read more...
Emotion Focused Therapy, Psychology and Counselling in Melbourne
The Centre for Emotion Focused Practice (CEFP) specialises in improving people’s wellbeing through psychology, counselling and other people-centred practices. At the Centre, psychologists, counsellors and practitioners combine emotion-focused practice with the Rogerian principles of integrity, respect, authenticity and genuineness. The Centre is based in South Yarra, Melbourne where a team of psychologists and counsellors are available to support you in an environment that is custom designed to provide a welcoming and personal experience.
Process-Experiential Emotion Focused Therapy (PEEFT) or more commonly referred to as Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) integrates experiential perspectives, cognitive science, existential thought and contemporary emotion theory. It develops emotional intelligence, integrates experience and offers restructuring and transformation. It is based on latest developments and its effectiveness has been proven by neuroscience research as one of the most effective modalities to support people’s development.
Many people come to us with complaints that previous treatments with others practitioners haven’t worked, and they have found relief and effective change working with the psychologists and counsellors in our team. We are able to assist with a wide range of particularly challenging issues, from anxiety and depression through to those with marriage problems or couples in need of relationship help. People also find our rooms to be calming and refreshing, unlike other practices that have a more clinical and hospital-like feel.
Stress... Who hasn't experienced stress? It's a part of our life and no one is truly free from it. I am no exception. After a particularly trying week, I was bemoaning to a friend, “I don't seem to have time for anything... Life's hectic!” To which … [Read More...]
What is Dementia?
Dementia is a broad term used to describe a set of symptoms (like, memory loss, decline in thinking and reasoning abilities, speech impairment) that are caused when the brain is damaged (by diseases or strokes), leading to … [Read More...]
Managing a mood disorder like depression or bipolar disorder on one's own can be challenging enough, but what if you have children that you are trying to take care of?
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When it comes to health, people always think of physical health and forget about the mental aspect. A good number therefore don’t make a conscious effort to stay mentally healthy.
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How many of us give a thought to our psychological well-being?
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Author Michal Stawicki contacted us after reading our article on shyness, saying that he “enjoyed it thoroughly” and that his experience was very similar. Michal too overcame his shyness by talking to strangers. Michal says he was painfully shy, but … [Read More...]
Mental health is a topic that is very lightly touched upon these days, probably because many individuals still harbor the wrong assumption that it is dependent on genes inherited from parents.
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