Melbourne Psychologist, Anthony Aris, Men's Counselling

Mr Anthony Aris, is a registered (General) psychologist with experience in community, corporate and private sectors.

Qualifications:

BPsych (UWA) MPsych (Curtin)

Experience:

Anthony has had 5 years in private practice and in community health and primary care settings. He has also had 16 years experience counselling and delivering well-being programs to young people and adults in secondary, university and vocational education settings.

Provide Services to:

Age groups across the lifespan but in particular:

  • People at life transition points such a adolescence/young adult
  • Couples and individuals in relationship crisis (including assistance to victims and perpetrators of family violence)
  • Parents/carers in regard to child/adolescent problems
  • Older people facing transition to reduced independence

People with disruptive life events including but not limited to:

  • People with court/legal issues
  • Divorce and separation
  • People with dealing with grief and loss
  • Those dealing with addiction and substance abuse
  • Newly arrived people including those seeking asylum
  • Workcover/TAC/ claimants and VOCAT
  • Employee Assistance Clients (Employer funded)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Depression and dysthymia
  • Anxiety – specific phobias
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Anxiety – Social Phobia
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (excessive worry)
  • Workplace stress – Bullying and harassment, conflict resolution and mediation and Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse
  • Coping with life transitions – adolescence, Illness, relationship breakdown, job loss, prison release
  • Couples
  • Group work
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar
  • Behaviour Management – parent/carers/teachers
  • Adult disorders of developmental (childhood) trauma and neglect
  • Grief and Loss
  • Self Esteem and confidence Issues
  • Sexual identity /Gender Issues
  • Men’s issues
  • Sleep difficulties
  • Trauma

Types of Treatment Modalities Used::

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy,
  • Mindfulness-based Cognitive approaches,
  • Brief solution-focused therapy,
  • Acceptance and Commitment approaches
  • Rational Emotive Therapy,
  • Schema Therapy,
  • Interpersonal Therapy
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