Jill Birney

MA (Counselling Psych) P.Grad.Dip.Psych. B.HlthSc(Psych) MAPS

Jill is an experienced psychologist with specialised training in counselling psychology and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society. Prior to entering private practice, she worked for seven years in community mental health rehabilitation, youth and adult suicide prevention services and generalist counselling roles.

Jill works with young people and adults experiencing a range of issues, including: anxiety, depression, grief and loss, family and relationship difficulties, stress, bullying, self-confidence and self-expression, and adjustment to change. She assists clients to make meaning of their experiences through focused exploration of thoughts and feelings, and to broaden coping skills in order to manage distress and make lasting change.

Jill works from a holistic framework and integrates a range of therapeutic approaches to provide short-term solution-focused work as well as longer-term insight-oriented psychotherapy. She values diversity and individual expression, and seeks to empower individuals in line with their valued life direction.

Please contact our office for an appointment with Jill, 03 9397 1698.