Valerie is a Psychologist with over 20 years experience providing support for children, adolescents and adults with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, childhood abuse, grief, sexual and physical assault, low self esteem and trauma. She has a special interest in parenting and family support. Valerie has a deep understanding of the vulnerabilities and struggles we all face at times in our lives and she is passionate about helping people to navigate their way through these life hurdles. Valerie values the principles of kindness, acceptance and equality. She works supportively and collaboratively with clients using a range of strategies including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness,Relaxation, Hypnosis & EMDR. Valerie is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society and College of Counselling Psycholgists.