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ABOUT

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  • Master of Counselling

  • Training for clinicians in Family Based Therapy

  • Training in Eating Disorders

  • Master of Teaching (primary/secondary teaching)

  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Bachelor of Applied Science

Helen is a Registered Counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association and registrant of PACFA; Accredited Practising Dietitian and family-based therapist with over 20 years of experience. She specialises in working with children and adolescents with eating disorders (this includes Anorexia Nervosa; Bulimia Nervosa; Binge Eating Disorder; Avoidant Restrictive Eating Disorders (ARFID) & Atypical Anorexia Nervosa (ANN); disordered eating, and body image issues.

As a qualified teacher, counsellor and dietitian, Helen has worked with children, adolescents, and families both in a hospital, school setting and privately for many years. Helen works with children and adolescents presenting with depression, anxiety, trauma, and family separation to help them create a more fulfilling and balanced life. Helen also works with adolescents on issues such as school refusal, addiction, bullying, school transition, friendships and any other issues that may impact their growth and development.

 

Helen has a warm and gentle approach in her counselling and works closely

with individuals to provide a safe and supportive space. She utilises a variety

of evidence-based treatments including family therapy; individual therapy;

mindfulness; motivational interviewing; adolescent-focused therapy and

emotion-focused therapy.

Helen is passionate, empathic, open-minded and creates an environment

that allows individuals to feel safe and supported to help them take control

back of their life.

Current Work:

  • Dietitian and Registered Counsellor- Private Clinic

  • Family Therapy/Adolescent Focused Therapy- Private Clinic

  • Lecturer – Latrobe University

Supervision with Helen

If you're a dietitian or mental health worker and work in the area of eating disorders and looking for supervision then contact Helen for bookings and enquiries.

 

Helen encourages reflective practice and provides guidance and honest feedback to help you feel empowered and grow from each experience. Helen is highly respectful of others’ opinions and very passionate about assisting others by providing rich and meaningful learning opportunities and support.