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Our Practice

 

Our counsellors specialise in marriage or relationship counselling, as well as general counselling.  

 

You are able to to talk openly about yourself, your issues, your concerns, without fear of being judged or ridiculed.  

 

We maintain the highest level of confidentiality, which means you never need to worry about your private matters being disclosed to anyone else.  We are completely impartial, remain objective and neutral and we help you navigate the conflicts and dramas that brought you to counselling in the first place.  We work with you to help you recognise unhealthy emotional or behavioural patterns and develop better ones. With these new skills, you will now have amazing strategies to cope better with whatever challenges arise in the future.

Life Vision Counselling specialises in understanding the way you feel, think, act, and interact.  We use a range of therapies and techniques to provide you with support, to help you reduce your level of distress and make the difference to help you improve your mental health and wellbeing.

When you choose Life Vision Counselling you can rest reassured in the knowledge that you will be working with a qualified, experienced and registered therapist who will ensure that you receive high-quality, ethical support and treatment.

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Your Privacy

All Counselling and Hypnotherapy Services provided by Life Vision Counselling staff meets the Australian health services requirement to comply with legislation and regulations which protect the use and disclosure of personal information. 

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8:00am – 9:00pm

8:00am – 5:00pm

8:00am – 4:00pm

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Our Specialists
Susan Sandy
Susan Sandy,
Principal
Marriage and Relationship Counsellor

 

Susan is a Level 2 member of the Australian Counselling Association. 

 

She has many years of experience in counselling both in her own business and in her current work with the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. 

 

Susan specialises in Relationship and Marriage Counselling.

 

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma of Professional Counselling

  • Advanced Diploma Business Management

  • Certificate in Clinical Colour Diagnosis

  • Certificate in Using Measures in Clinical Practice

  • Certificate in Choosing Life – A Suicide Intervention Program

  • Certificate in Trauma Informed Practice

  • Certified Practitioner NLP (Nuero Linguistic Programming)

  • Certified CASEA (Child Adolescent Schools Early Action) Program Facilitator

  • Certified Resilience, Rights and Respectful Relationships Facilitator (DEECD)

  • Level 4 Triple P Positive Parenting Program Facilitator

  • Certified Feeling Is Thinking Facilitator

  • Certified in Virtual Reality Therapy

  • Certified - Present Like a Professional

 

Registrations and Memberships

  • Qualified Member Australian Counselling Association

  • Graduate Member Australian Institute Professional Counsellors

  • Member Victorian Counsellors

  • Working With Children Check

Private Health Provider

 

  • AHM

  • Medibank

  • ARHG (St Luke's Health, Police Health, GMHBA, Westfund, Emergency Services Health, Phoenix Health ,CUA Health, AIA Health and Teachers Union Health)

  • Doctor’s Health Fund

  • Australian Unity

Australian Counselling Association - ACA
Belinda Steenberg
Belinda Steenberg
General Counsellor

 

Belinda is a Level 1 member of the Australian Counselling Association.

 

Belinda offers individual counselling for ladies and believes in cultivating a warm and trusting therapeutic relationship.

 

She draws on several therapeutic approaches to tailor treatment to each individual.


Belinda believes that understanding a person’s past, growth and development are essential in understanding their present situation, so she finds it helpful to explore people’s upbringing and relationship history as part of the treatment process.

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma of Counselling

  • Diploma in Children’s Services

  • First Aid Training

  • NDIS Screening Check Clearance

 

Belinda is currently continuing further studies in Adv Dip Counselling

 

Registrations and Memberships

  • Qualified Member Australian Counselling Association

  • Working With Children Check

  • Police Check

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Egbert Steenberg
Egbert Steenberg
Christian Counsellor, Psychotherapist & Family Therapist

 

Egbert is a Level 2 member of the Australian Counselling Association.

 

Egbert has many years of experience in Counselling in both private and public sectors. 

Egbert specialises in Person-Focused, Family Therapy and Relationship Counselling.

Egbert believes that we are made up of body, mind and spirit, so if we only treating the body and the mind, we ignore the spiritual part of the human person.  

Academic Qualifications

 

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling & Family Therapy

  • Graduate Diploma of Counselling & Integrated Psychotherapy (Spiritual)

  • Certificate in Clinical Colour Diagnosis

  • Certificate in Choosing Life – A Suicide Intervention Program

 

Registrations and Memberships

  • Qualified Member Australian Counselling Association

  • Working With Children Check

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Australian Counselling Association - ACA
Pamela McConchie
Pamela McConchie
Individual, General & Relationship Counsellor

 

Pamela is a Level 2 Counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association.

 

Pamela has over 30 years of professional recruitment, business, and training experience.

 

Pamela has coached and mentored hundreds of people, individually and in groups.

Pamela specialises in couples and relationship counselling.

 

Pamela focuses on creating a space where you gain a clear understanding of your inner self and believes there should be no compromise to achieving personal, sustainable success.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor of Counselling (Completing October 2021)

  • Diploma of Vocational Education and Training

  • Cert IV TAE40110 Training and Workplace Assessment

  • Advanced Certificate in Personnel

  • Mental Health First Aid Certificate

  • First Aid Training

 

Registration and Memberships

 

  • Australian Counselling Association – Level 2 Member

  • Toastmasters Australia – Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM)

  • Women’s Health East - Member

  • Working With Children Check

  • Police Check

Australian Counselling Association - ACA
Holding Hands
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Alfred Podhordecki, Alpha Hypnotics
Alfred Podhorodecki
Clinical Forensic Hypnotherapist

Alfred’s main interests are in hypnotherapy, helping people overcome emotional and traumatic life issues.

 

He is a qualified:

  • Clinical Hypnotherapist

  • Forensic Hypnologist

  • Forensic Psychophysiologist

  • Psychotherapist

  • Counsellor

  • Educationalist

  • Victimologist

  • Criminologist

 

Alfred has over 25 years experience in helping people who have encountered trauma, grief, injury or loss. He is experienced in helping individuals and groups from diverse cultures and social standing, including those of Aboriginal descent and disadvantaged individuals.

He is the former Deputy Head of Department at Monash University, and has lectured in Sociology, Organisational Theory, Aboriginal Culture, Policing, Criminology, Security Management, & Community Justice Studies at various universities including: Monash University, RMIT University, and University of Melbourne.

 

Alfred has been awarded an institutional Doctorate of Management.

Academic Qualifications

  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

  • Cert. in Investigative & Forensic Hypnosis

  • Cert. in Advanced Therapeutic & Investigative Hypnosis

  • Cert. in Forensic Psychophysiology

  • Diploma of Polygraph Examination for Post Conviction Sex Offenders

  • Masters Degree in Education

  • Master Practitioner Neuro Linguistic Programming

  • Graduate Diploma of Education Policy & Administration

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree

  • Diploma in Security Management

  • Diploma in Justice Studies

  • Diploma in Police Studies

  • Cert. IV in (Business) Administration

  • Cert. IV in Training and Workplace Assessment

  • Cert. in Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques

 

Memberships

  • The Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society

  • National Guild of Hypnotists (USA)

  • Australasian Society for Psychophysiology

  • American Polygraph Association,

  • Military Police Association Australia

  • International Police Association

  • Licensed Ideo-Ego Dynamics practitioner.

Jess Domingues
Jessica Domingues
Provisional Psychologist

 

Jess is a provisional member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (AAPi).  She completed her Master of Professional Psychology at LaTrobe University and is currently conducting her internship year.

 

Jess offers individual psychology services at a provisional level for male and female patients.

 

Jess has 3 years experience in assessing the cognitive, behavioural, social, and emotional functioning in individuals.

 

Jess offers experience working as a mental health support worker and as an Applied Behaviour Analyst which includes the assistance of families, couples, people from diverse ethnic backgrounds and a range of different ages.

 

Jess is familiar with effective communication skills and provides a commitment to ethical practices and ongoing personal and professional development.  She has a relaxed and friendly personality, professional efficacy, and a determination to deliver high-quality results.

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Psychological Science

  • Graduate Diploma of Psychology (Advanced)

  • Certificate in Clinical Colour Diagnosis

  • Certificate in Choosing Life – A Suicide Intervention Program

  • Certificate in Using Measures in Clinical Practice

 

Registrations and Memberships

  • Provisional Member Australian Association of Psychologists Inc.

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Alfred Podhorodecki
Jess Domigues
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