Elen is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker Registered with the Australian Assoc of Social Workers and is a provider of therapy services through Medicare via the same mental health care plan (MHCP) pathway utilised by psychologists.
Elen is also a Clinical Registrant with the Psychotherapists & Counsellors Federation of Australia (PACFA). She has over 16 years of experience working as a counseling therapist in private practice, NGO’s, NSW Health, and in the Corporate Sector. She has extensive experience working with couples and families with a wide breadth of presentations including couples communication, disconnection, affairs, addictions, reconciliation, separation, and divorce.
Elen also works with children (7yrs+) and adolescents covering a broad range of presenting issues including family separation, family mediation, thriving in a blended family, working through domestic/family violence, parenting support, bullying and childhood sexual abuse.
Elen also sees our adult clients individually and is passionate about assisting people with various presentations including anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, anger issues, adjustment issues, grief, and loss. She also has experience with assisting people with EAP / workplace issues.
Elen works from an integrative and whole person approach and provides evidence-based treatments that are tailored to the needs and goals of each client. She has experience in a range of treatment modalities, such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotional Focus Therapy, and trauma-focused therapies.