Psychologist Canberra offering warm, supportive & practical counselling for anyone of any age struggling with depression,anxiety,addictions. Couples and marriage counselling also provided. My name is Jacqui McCabe-Austin and I am a Psychologist Canberra ACT and offer therapies for a broad range of mental health issues.
At JMA Psychology we provide individual therapy to Adults and Adolescents. Therapy sessions are designed to address a range of day to day problems by helping the client to develop greater self-awareness, promote values based action and the use of effective coping strategies.
We work with individuals experiencing worry, anxiety, obsessions and compulsions, panic attacks, sadness, depression, relationship difficulties, interpersonal difficulties, behaviour concerns, anger management, low self-esteem and general self-doubt.
Our therapy is based on a combination of approaches including Acceptance and Commitment therapy, solution-focused therapy, activation therapy and mindfulness therapeutic techniques. We also use Interpersonal Neurobiology, the best resources in this regard is the works of Dr Dan Siegel is an interdisciplinary approach to understanding how we can integrate all elements of our experience of living, including the joyful, painful, momentary, unforgettable, traumatic, and interpersonally isolated or linked, into a life rich with meaning, vitality, and creativity.
At JMA Psychology Canberra, we provide support for a broad range of mental health issues from our Fyshwick clinic. Our approach is Acceptance and commitment therapy for the treatment of many issues.
An initial consultation with a psychologist Canberra will allow you to discuss your problems/concerns, to decide whether it is a good time for you to consider pursuing treatment, to explore the length of treatment psychology and frequency of sessions that would likely be required, and to determine whether the psychologist is a good fit for you.
I provide Warm, supportive and practical support in a safe environment for anyone of any age. Counselling can be beneficial when people experience problems that cause emotional distress or difficulty coping in their daily lives. We work frequently with people who struggle with concerns including anxiety, depression, stress, workplace difficulties, recovery from traumatic events, recovery from injury and chronic health conditions, addictions, relationship issues, and family-based difficulties. Individual therapy may also focus on longstanding personality based difficulties. Finding the right psychologist Canberra for anxiety is an important step to recover and we are here to help.
Counselling is available for those seeking a psychologist Canberra for depression and/or anxiety counselling and varies from person to person, but there are some common signs and symptoms.
For some, depression is experienced in patterns. For example, some people notice they are more depressed in the winter. This would be an example of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Another common pattern one may experience is intense depression for a week or two, and a week or two feeling 'back to normal'. In some cases, cycles of depression can be related to other medical conditions or mental health conditions. It is important to check with a doctor or mental health professional if you are worried then a psychologist Canberra can offer therapy for depression.
Sometimes we see happiness as being so complex and distant that it's not within our grasp at all - it's dependent on something or somebody else:
"I'll be happy when...
At JMA Psychology Canberra, my counselling practice, you won't be guaranteed happiness, but you will be guaranteed compassion, respect, honesty, and someone who is interested in your story and your struggles. And more than just an ear, you'll perhaps find some new ideas, develop some new practical skills, and leave with a new understanding of your situation, and a new (or renewed) sense of purpose and vitality.
If that sounds like something that you might find worthwhile, please explore this website and perhaps find out more about how I can help you.
I look forward to meeting you,
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