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Andrew Reay

Psychotherapist, Counsellor and Hypnotherapist

Qualifications

  • Master in Counselling
  • Diploma Professional Counselling
  • Diploma of EgoState Therapy
  • Brainspotting Accredited Practitioner
  • Havening Accredited Facilitator
  • Resource Therapy
  • Diploma Clinical Hypnotherapy

Associations

M.ACA (Level 4)  |  CM.AACHP  |  HCA  |  EMDRAA

Therapeutic Approaches

Counselling | Psychotherapy | Clinical Hypnotherapy 

Person-Centred  |  Brainspotting EMDR  | Havening  |  Gestalt  |  Resource Therapy  |  CBT  |  Solution Focussed |  EFT Tapping 

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Wellbeing and Therapy Services

Book a Counselling or Psychotherapy Session Face to Face or an Online Session

I have been working in creating change for corporations and individuals alike since the mid 1980’s, as a clinical hypnotherapist since 1995 and as a professional counsellor and psychotherapist since 2009. I am a level 4 member (most experienced) of the Australian Counselling Association and a clinical member of the Australian Association for Clinical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy. I am a supervisor for other Counsellors and Hypnotherapists in clinical practice.

My counselling draws on years of clinical experience, training in evidence based therapies and the use of therapeutic techniques to deliver tangible results in the lives of my clients. I use a variety of approaches in my clinic, including: Person-Centred, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Psycho-education, Resource Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, Brainspotting and Havening and neuroscience concepts in my practice.

I have worked with clients presenting a vast range of concerns, in a variety of diverse settings with adults, adolescents, couples and families. I like to think I am supportive, empathic and collaborative in my approach: which encourages my clients to be relaxed and at ease.

I co-create with my clients an environment to share their issues and concerns: together with respectful insight, we collaboratively develop a range of solutions. With these possible solutions, effective interventions and a results-oriented focus, I seek to empower my clients to achieve their goals, overcome limited behaviours and resolve unfinished business during times of life transition.

Complimentary 10 minute Consultation
For many people, the hardest part is taking that first step, to pick up the phone and ask for help. In doing so, you can take advantage of a complimentary 15 minute phone consultation, so we can talk through which of my wellbeingness services and programs could be most beneficial to you. I am looking forward to assisting you.

Online Consultations
We offer counselling support services for those who are unable to attend face to face sessions. We offer counselling and psychotherapy via online platforms: Skype and Zoom and we can also do sessions via mobile phone or landline.

Helpful Resources
There are some affordable free downloadable wellbeingness resources that you can access, such as relaxation audio tracks, “The Lush Forest” and “Footprints in the Sand” available HERE.

Important COVID-19 Information
I want to assure you, that when you visit my practice, your safety and the safety of the wider community is my priority. Face to face appointments at my practice are safe, as I have measures in place to protect you. A comprehensive COVID-19 Work Safe Safety Plan has been implemented, including a hygiene station, cleaning protocols and a spacious clinic setting.
Clinic consultation times have been restructured to ensure you won’t come into contact with other people and to facilitate cleaning protocols in the clinic between clients.  I am working conscientiously to support your psychological and wellbeingness needs as we progress through the coronavirus experience.

Geographic Areas We Cover

Thinkshift is located close to Peninsula Link, close to Karingal Hub. The areas we service are: Aspendale, Aspendale Gardens, Balnarring, Bangholme, Baxter, Bentleigh, Bitten, Black Rock, Bonbeach, Botanic Ridge, Brighton, Canons Creek, Carrum, Carrum Downs, Chelsea, Chelsea Heights, Cheltenham, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Devon Meadows, Dingley Village, Dromana, Edithvale, Flinders, Frankston, Frankston South, Hampton, Hastings, Highett, Karingal, Keysborough, Langwarrin, Lyndhurst, Main Ridge, McRae, Mentone, Merricks, Moorabbin, Mordialloc, Mornington, Mount Eliza, Mt Martha, Parkdale, Patterson Lakes, Pearcedale, Red Hill, Rosebud, Safety Beach, Sandhurst, Seaford, Skye, Somerville, Tuerong, Tyabb

Well-being-ness Programs

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Anxiety, Stress, Worry Management

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Business Performance Coaching

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Health, Pain & Weight Management

Life Transitions

Life Challenges & Transitions

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Addiction / Substance Issues

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Trauma Informed Recovery

    • Anxiety / Panic Attacks
    • Debilitating Fears
    • Obsessive Behaviours
    • Stress Management
    • Sleep Issues
    • Crippling Phobias
  • Career Actualization
  • Confidence Building
  • Creativity Expansion
  • Improve Communications
  • Motivation Mojo
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Public Speaking Challenges

Chronic Pain Implications
Chronic Health Issues
Eating Issues
Unwelcome Habits
Weight Management

  • Life Re-design
  • Career Change Implications
  • Marriage / Divorce
  • Relocation / Re-settlement
  • Redundancy / Retrenchment

Alcohol Management
Cannabis 
Gambling
Porn, Sex Addictions
Tobacco Smoking Cessation

  • Abusive Situations
  • Adoption Issues
  • Adverse Childhoods
  • Dysfunctional Family Dynamics
  • Death, Grief and Loss
  • Unexpected Accidents
  • Victims of Violence
  • Vicarious Trauma

Telehealth and Online Counselling

We can deliver counselling and psychotherapy services directly to the safety and security of your own home via Telephone, Skype and Zoom platforms are easily accessible and convenient. Evening appointments are available.

Wellbeing Directed Programs

Our wellbeing programs use a combination of approaches such as Traditional Talking Counselling and Hypnotherapy to communicate directly with the sub-conscious mind.

Traditional Talking Counselling

Also referred to as: "talking therapy” as it is a dialogue between you and the therapist, designed to create new levels of awareness and develop internal resources to resolve issues.

Trauma Informed Therapy Programs

A more therapeutically oriented form of psychotherapy and counselling to address trauma, complex trauma and post traumatic stress disorders.

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Location

Thinkshift Transformational Therapy

10 Whitford Way, Frankston VIC 3199

Our Hours

Monday to Friday – by appointment only

8:30 am to 4:30 pm – later by special arrangement

Contact Us

Phone : 0433 273 799

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