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Welcoming Registered Psychologist, Vanessa Elliott

Vanessa is available every Wednesday and is accepting new patients. She accepts private patients, Mental Health Care plans, NDIS, WorkCover and DVA.

Vanessa has extensive experience across clinical, corporate and health settings. She graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours from the Griffith University initially specialising in forensic psychology, before moving into organisational and clinical fields. Since that time, she has worked consecutively in corporate and clinical environments. As a result, she has developed a wealth of experience and knowledge of the interplay of the many factors that impact client’s mental health at work and in their personal lives to get to core of any presenting issues.

She is passionate about understanding what motivates and shapes people across all levels and how this ultimately impacts mental health, and individual and business performance. Vanessa founded her company iFlexis in 2012, offering both clinical and corporate solutions to individuals and companies to help clients thrive both personally and professionally. She is a skilled clinician, executive coach, and facilitator and trainer with 25 years’ experience in the field.

Vanessa has a deep appreciation for the challenges people face and builds authentic and compassionate connections with her clients to best serve their needs and desired treatment outcomes. She is passionate about helping people to make meaningful and lasting change to their lives, and mental and physical health. She works collaboratively and flexibly with clients to ensure they feel comfortable in counselling. She is committed to supporting clients in each step of the journey to overcoming the mental barriers that hold them back and make sustainable changes in all areas of their lives for a better quality of life.

Vanessa’s highest priority is providing evidence based, ethical practice to ensure the best possible outcomes for all clients. She has extensive training and experience in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Solutions Focussed Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, EMDR, and neuroscience. She does not believe in one solution for all clients. She operates from a variety of clinical frameworks as determined by clients’ specific needs and challenges, and adjusts her approach to ensure each client’s goals are met in counselling.

Vanessa provides proactive and effective solutions each session to build a toolbox or suite of skills that can continue to use long after therapy has ended to help them manage their own mental health and wellbeing. Her practice focusses on helping clients overcome their various challenges and barriers, and to assist clients to commit to taking action after sessions that promotes growth and enriches life.

Outside of work Vanessa enjoys pilates, hiking, cycling, riding her motorcycle, and spending quality time with family and friends.

To make a booking with Vanessa email or visit her website for further information at