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Psychotherapy Services in Prahran

In Australia, 1 in 5 people have reported as having a mental health condition and almost half the adult population will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime.

Left untreated, mental illness which affects the way we feel, think, and behave can lead to deeper anxiety, depression, and at its worst suicidal thoughts, and is a terrible burden on a person’s wellbeing.

We offer psychotherapy and counselling services for:

  • Relationship issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Qualified to work with a range of Developmental, Behavioural and Emotional issues
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Self Esteem
  • TAC
  • Improve Academic Performance
  • Parenting Support

Alexis Aytekin – Psychotherapist 

Alexis worked at Relationships Australia as a Couple and Family Therapist and is a skilled Individual and Couple Counsellor. As a Child/Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist​, Alexis has specialist knowledge in understanding and treating children’s psychological distress. This approach informs her short-term, solution focused work in her private practice.

Alexis teaches Child Psychotherapy in the Master of Mental Health Sciences, Department of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University.

In her many years of working in Children’s Hospitals as a Social Worker, Alexis gained understanding of the impact physical health has on the psychological health of children and their families. ​ Alexis has counselled many children and adolescents as Student Counsellor in Primary and Secondary Education DEECD, Catholic and Independent Schools including Methodist Ladies College and Melbourne Girls’ Grammar School. She also worked at Headspace and at Alfred Child Youth Mental Health Service. ​

Alexis worked at Beyondblue Clinical Adviser, National Education Initiative. Throughout her career progression Alexis developed a particular professional orientation toward caring for Educators and Health Care Professionals. ​

In her private practice, Alexis provides Adult Counselling, Couple Counselling, and Counselling for Children and Adolescents. Alexis offers Secondary Consultation to Educators, and Clinical Supervision to Allied Health Care Professionals and Monash University Master Mental Health Science Students (Child Psychotherapy Clinical Training Programme).

QUALIFICATIONS

Master of Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy.  Monash University

Bachelor of Social Work. The University of Sydney

Graduate Diploma Couple and Family Therapy. Relationships Australia

ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Australian Association of Social Workers AASW

Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association Australia CPPAA 

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Association of Australasia PPAA

Australian Association for Infant Mental Health AAIMH

Registered Medicare Mental Health Social Worker MHSW

Mobile: 0428 600028

Fees

Full fee per 50-minute session is $180. Medicare rebates available through your GP or Psychiatrist. Please call to make an appointment

To make an appointment call the clinic on (03) 9510 5500.

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High Street Medical Centre acknowledges the Wurundjeri people, who are the traditional custodians of the land on which we work. We pay our respects to Wurundjeri Elders past, present and future, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We value their ongoing contribution to the cultural heritage of this land.