Therapy For Teens & Adults
Clinical Services For Teens & Adults
Below you can view all our therapeutic services that will be delivered at our Croydon headquarters for teens and adults.
The sessions are hosted by Sian Chambers-Vallance who has over 20 years of experience in therapy, including Clinical Child Centred Play Therapy, Arts Therapy, Filial Therapy & Trauma Informed Practice; and Tony Vallance, Australian Education Awards Teacher of The Year 2019.
Creative Arts Psychotherapy
Creative Arts Psychotherapy uses person centred, strengths based approaches, mindfulness strategies, art therapy techniques, body awareness, to help you reconnect with yourself, heal your past and start thriving again. Modalities include using sandtray therapy, movement, music, drumming, voice therapy and art therapy techniques to help you reconnect, process and recover. No previous artistic experience required – it is about your process, not the product.
Somatic Psychology – Trauma Therapy
Using a trauma-informed approach we work from a whole brain based perspective. Once we understand the neuroscience and history of the brain, how it develops, why secure attachment relationships in childhood are so essential for healthy brain development, and how early trauma (including in utero, birth and sensitive periods of brain wiring) impact brain development, we can learn strategies to help manage our behavioural ‘symptoms.’
Modalities include Mindfulness, Somatic Experiencing, Sandtray Therapy, Sensorimotor psychotherapy, Somatic regulation, Creative Arts Counselling and Trauma Sensitive Yoga that work with early traumas, sensations, and stresses that are stored predominately in the right and lower brain regions. We focus on building our resiliency and capacity in these symptoms, cultivating self-compassion, rediscovering the language of the body and using it to guide our healing, and creating our own sense of safety – within ourselves and with others.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), this widely used and evidence based technique is very successful with helping people struggling with anxiety, eating disorders, depression, chronic pain and OCD.
Virtual Reality Immersion Therapy with Psious
This revolutionary approach safely immerses clients in varying environments that help them to grow their skills and strategies which can be used in their lives outside of the therapeutic space. It uses biofeedback to track how they are responding to situations so they get a measurable outcome on their success as they grow in skills and strategies.
You Rock! Therapy
Using top-of-the-line instruments and training, immerse yourself in the power of You Rock! Therapy. This is a therapeutic modality to help clients develop outlets for strong feelings in positive ways. This hands-on therapeutic modality aims to develop real instrumental skills around a framework of self-expression, emotional regulation, building resiliency, strengthening creativity, and practicing a growth mindset. Designed to help boost outcomes for people having challenges with anxiety, social skills, communication and confidence, emotional regulation, anger management, and highly energetic behaviours.
Drama therapy works in a strengths-based way and includes sensorimotor play, creative and imaginary play, psychodrama, story making, and dramatic play techniques. Drama therapy helps to support client’s in developing confidence, communication skills, and self esteem. It also integrates trauma experiences, reframes patterns and behaviours, and helps the client learn and practice new skills for success in social skills development.
Art therapy uses a person-centred, strengths-based approach, mindfulness strategies, art therapy techniques, whole-brain integration, and body awareness to help you reconnect with yourself, heal your past, and start thriving again. Techniques include using sandtray therapy, drawing, painting, collage, bilateral drawing etc. to help the client reconnect, process, and recover. Art therapy supports positive growth in communication skills, self-esteem, and self-expression, and emotional regulation and trauma integration.
Family therapy is a type of person-centred psychological counselling (psychotherapy) that can help family members improve their communication and resolve conflicts. Family therapy can be useful in any family situation that causes stress, grief, anger, or conflict. It can help you and your family members understand one another better and learn better coping skills to bring you closer together.
Couples therapy is a type of psychotherapy focused on helping a couple work through challenges and communication breakdowns, supports them to understand their relationship better, and develops healthier ways of relating to one another. The therapist uses specific therapeutic techniques and interventions to support the couple’s goals. Common issues explored in couples therapy may include: communication issues, negative behavioural patterns, parenting challenges, grief and trauma, difficulties around intimacy or sex, affairs or betrayals, or considering a breakup. The specially trained couples therapist will support the couple in a person-centred way through discussions, strategies, and therapeutic activities for the couple. If you want to learn how to build a healthier relationship with your partner then this is the modality for you.
Speech therapists diagnose and treat communication disorders, including difficulties with speaking, listening, understanding language, reading, writing, social skills, stuttering, and using voice. The goals of speech therapy include improving pronunciation, strengthening the muscles used in speech, and learning to speak correctly. Our speech therapists work in a client-centred creative way with their clients using the power of play to practice positive communication, articulation, and speech skills.
Child & Teen Psychology
Child & Teen Psychologists work with people who are dealing with mental or emotional difficulties such as aggression, trauma, attachment issues, anxiety, and/or grief. They also work with people who are going through challenges in life, like parenting or relationship problems. Our psychologists work in a person-centred creative way to support their clients using modalities such as art therapy, drama therapy, drumming and clowning, mindfulness, play therapy, and parent-child family attachment work.