Therapists

Sarah Skellern

ACEFT Spring Hill

B Psych (Hons), M App Psych (Counselling), MAPS

Counselling Psychologist

Certified EFT Therapist with the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally-Focused Therapy (ICEEFT)- Ottawa Canada

Issues Sarah Can Help You With

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Communication Skills
  • Coping with Affairs
  • Coping with Relationship Break-ups
  • Couples Counselling
  • Depression and Low Mood
  • Difficult Life Transitions
  • Emotion Dysregulation
  • Excessive Worry and Rumination
  • Grief and Loss
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias and Fears
  • Pornography Use
  • Pre-marital Counselling
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Dysfunction

 

 

About Sarah

Sarah is a Counselling Psychologist who is experienced in the clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of mental health issues, including anxiety and depression, as well as developing conflict resolution and communication skills. Sarah is also a trained Prepare and Enrich pre-marital counselling facilitator.

Sarah brings compassion and a non-judgemental genuine regard to her clinical practice. She is passionate about helping clients achieve meaningful connections, assisting them to reconnect and work towards developing closer, stronger and more secure relationships with others. Her aim is to help her clients find their voice by creating a safe and supportive environment, whilst encouraging skill development and growth to attain treatment goals.

Sarah’s passion is working with couples and individuals experiencing:

  • relationship adjustment difficulties during transition points e.g., marriage, parenthood, career change, retirement;
  • periods of relationship distress e.g., breakdown in communication, coping with affairs, relationship break-ups, blending stepfamilies;
  • sexual difficulties.

Sarah is committed to the use of evidence-based treatments within a positive, collaborative framework. Sarah works with clients to understand their fundamental needs and develop appropriate action to see these met. Therapy is shaped by clients’ goals and she is dedicated to supporting her clients to achieve them.

Sarah completed a Master of Applied Psychology (Counselling) at the University of Queensland. She received the Dean’s Commendation for Academic Excellence and was awarded membership of the Golden Key International Honour Society, which is only available to the top 15% of students. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society. Sarah is a Certified EFT Couples Therapist with the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy.