Reboot your self-esteem & live up to your full potential

I am Smadar Shalev,  Elsternwick psychologist accepting medicare and providing solutions for individuals, Couples counselling and families.

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In order to limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the practice is now offering Telehealth: online and remote services through video (FaceTime, Zoom, What’sApp etc.) and telephone. Rebates for Consultations are available through Medicare (with GP referral), TAC, Work Cover and NDIS.
 
These are stressful and uncertain times for many of us and seeking psychological help may be more important than ever before. To ensure the service is available for everyone, fees may be adjusted to suit individual circumstances.
Dr Smadar Shalev-medicare psychologist Elsternwick

What would you like to add to your mental health wishlist?

I need to increase my self esteem

Wellness

Increase self confidence and believe in yourself
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I want a better relationship with my partner

Therapy

offering solutions for couples , families and individuals
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It is hard for me to get motivated

Depression

Do you feel down/unhappy?
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I want a successful career

Self Development

Let's talk about career development and goals setting.
Work Issues

I want to be able to adapt to changes faster

Crisis / Life changes

Adjusting to Life Changes: Moves, Immigration
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I can’t stop thinking / I can’t relax

Sleep issues

Do you feel sleep deprived due to over thinking?
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” Finding New Ways to Tackle Life’s Problems “

 Abraham Maslow

WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU.

Elsternwick Psychology services.

WELLBEING

  • Anxiety, Stress, Difficulty Relaxing, Panic Attacks, Phobias, OCD
  • Sleep Problems
  • Body Image and Eating Issues
  • Depression including Post/Antenatal Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Self-Esteem, Life Satisfaction
  • GLBTIQ Issues

WORK

  • Work Related Stress, Bullying
  • Career Development and Goals
  • Managing Life/Career Balance
  • Work Satisfaction

CRISIS/LIFE CHANGES

  • Adjusting to Life Changes: Moves, Immigration, Retirement, Family Changes
  • Self-Esteem Reboot after Trauma, Abuse or Stressful Life Events
  • Managing Crisis: Accidents, Job Loss, Separation, Illness, Grief

RELATIONSHIPS

  • Building Relationships: Communication, Confidence Boost, Assertiveness
  • Family and Couple’s Counselling
  • Social Anxiety and Friendships

Elsternwick psychologist accepting medicare, Work-Cover, TAC, NDIS, VOCAT and DVA

THERAPY TYPES

CBT

According to the cognitive theory, external events (e.g. being overlooked for a promotion at work) are being interpreted according to one’s core beliefs about themselves and the world.

SCHEMA THERAPY

Schemas are core beliefs that are usually formed early in life and affect people’s view of themselves and the world.

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INTERPERSONAL THERAPY (IPT)

Interpersonal therapy is a branch of psychodynamic theory that focuses on improving interpersonal relationships.

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FAMILY THERAPY

Family therapy is a range of techniques that focus on the individual’s functioning within the their family and other important systems in their life.

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EMOTION FOCUSED THERAPY

 EFT is based on schema therapy and focuses on identifying emotions and enabling adaptive expression of emotions. 

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MINDFULNESS AND ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY (ACT)

Patients often appreciate ACT because it is non-judgemental, relatively easy to apply and results are evident almost immediately.

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Researchers have found that emotional awareness is linked with better mental health and helps decision making.

GRIEF.

Some people suffer from prolonged grief, spanning years or even decades, where feelings of loss are intense and can cause disability to live out day to day tasks. Cases as such may need further professional care.

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DR SMADAR SHALEV

Fully qualified and registered clinical Elsternwick psychologist accepting medicare.
Member of the Australian Psychological Society and the Clinical College.

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