Ms Yelena Fishman

Yelena is a registered psychologist. She holds a Masters in Counselling Psychology, Post-Graduate Diploma of Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts with Psychology and Sociology.

Experience:

Yelena has 10 years of experience in the field of psychology, working for non-for-profit and corporate organisations, as well as schools. Yelena specialises in the provision of counselling, information and referral on mental-health-related concerns. She greatly enjoys empowering clients and their families with up-to-date knowledge on mental-health conditions and current treatments.

Yelena’s experience also involves facilitating groups, and conducting IQ and personality assessments.

Provides Services To:

Adults, Couples and Families.

Areas of Expertise:

  • EAP
  • Depression
  • Anxiety, including management of withdrawal from benzodiazepines
  • Grief and loss
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Relationship and family concerns
  • Work concerns, including workplace bullying and harassment
  • Parenting and behavioural concerns in children
  • Autism

Types of Treatment Modalities Used:

Yelena’s specialty are short-term therapies: Solution-Focused Therapy; Interpersonal Therapy; CBT; Emotion-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness. She believes in making a positive impact from the very first session, aiming for the client to leave feeling respected, understood, and hopeful that things can get better.

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