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Our Therapists:

Terri-lee Hill, Psychotherapist, Clinical Social Worker (AMHSW),MAASW.

img_9930Terri-lee is a qualified Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, specialising in emotional health, counselling, treatment of mental illness, family mental health, consultation and professional development.  Terri-lee is trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and other psychological and psycho-social therapies.  Terri-lee has a Masters Degree in Social Work and Forensic Behavioural Science, as well as a Post-Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Science, a Bachelor of Social Work Degree and a Diploma in Social Welfare. Terri-lee has worked in clinical mental health services in senior positions for almost 20 years, with extensive experience in mental health assessment, treatment, crisis care, case consultation, clinical supervision and liaison.  Read more

Michele Edwards: Psychotherapist, Mental Health Occupational Therapist.

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Appointment Bookings Saturdays only.

Please email mindful_life@iinet.net.au to arrange.

Michele Edwards has extensive experience in mental health assessment, treatment, group work, therapy and clinical supervision.  Michele has held senior positions in clinical mental health services and has worked in both inpatient and community settings.  Michele is trained in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and has experience in running DBT skills groups and other mental health recovery groups.  Michele has an interest in young adults and adults with disability, adult autism spectrum disorders as well as supporting adults and older persons with depression and anxiety.  Michele can offer behaviour support assessments, as well as a range of functional assessments including sensory profiles.  Michele is available to conduct comprehensive psychiatric and OT functional assessment and reports with recommendations. Read more

Lakshmi Shesan, Psychotherapist, Mental Health Occupational Therapist.

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Lakshmi is a senior Mental Health Occupational Therapist with experience in clinical mental health assessment and care.  Lakshmi is able to conduct mental health assessments and therapy plans, including implementing Focused Psychological Strategies, Psychological Therapies and general counselling approaches.  Lakshmi particularly enjoys practicing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.  Lakshmi has experience with Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (including group skills training)  as well as recovery focused group and individual support.  Lakshmi also offers a range of functional assessments and is a skilled clinical supervisor. Read more

Adhishesan (Adhi) Varadarajulu, Occupational Therapist, Practice Associate

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Adhishesan is a highly experienced Occupational Therapist providing physical health care.  Adhi has had clinical experience across several types of areas and settings however has found special interest in working with adults who has physical health challenges. Adhi is able to conduct OT functional assessment, home modification, adaptive and assistive aids prescription. Adhi is able to provide assessments and interventions both in clinic as well as at the client’s own environment. Read More

Enquiries about Adhi’s services and bookings are made by emailing mindful_life@iinet.net.au or by phoning our Traralgon office on 51609933 for a discussion.

Our Practice Staff:

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Our friendly staff is available to assist you with enquiries and bookings.  Our reception staff are available by phone Mon -Fri 8.30am- 6.00pm.  After hours voicemail is available and is checked Saturday mornings and at the beginning of each week day.

Richard is our Practice Manager and is based in Traralgon.

In Sale we work with the staff at Intrepidy Centre for Counselling and Therapeutic Services.

Bayley is our Administration Coordinator based in Traralgon.

Phoebe is our Social Media and Digital Design Consultant.

Our team is also well supported by Debbie who manages accounting and book-keeping.

Our Locations:

Traralgon Office -Suite 1, 37 Grey St Traralgon.

Sale Office – located at Intrepidy Counselling Services, 30A Cunninghame St Sale.

Appointments can be made by phoning 51 609933 (Traralgon), 51441044 (Sale) or  to book online Click here .