Our Experienced Team

The strength of the therapeutic relationship is critical to the success of achieving ones therapeutic outcomes. It is for this reason that Eltham Counselling together with the referring Medical Practitioners take care to match clients with an appropriately experienced psychologist. The following lists our professional experienced team and their areas of specialty.

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 Jenny Weaver 

 

Registered Psychologist

Director and co-owner of Eltham Counselling Service.

Jenny has 24 years experience as a psychologist in private practice.  She uses a range of evidence-based approaches including CBT (Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and will provide strategies wherever appropriate.

 

Specialising in:

  • Anxiety / panic disorders

  • Stress management

  • Depression

  • Self Esteem Issues

  • Grief and loss

  • Mindfulness / meditation

  • Emotional regulation

  • Relationship support

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 Lucia Ramono 

 

Registered Psychologist

Lucia (Lucy) has a wealth of experience in both the public and private sectors.  Her approach is to build on strengths whilst empowering individuals to be proactive in establishing specific goals and strategies.  She works with both adults and adolescents.

Specialises in:

  • Stress & Anxiety

  • Anger Management 

  • Self-esteem 

  • Grief & Loss 

  • Life transitions

  • Drug & Alcohol 

  • Domestic Violence 

  • Relational issues 

 Annette D'Amore 

We are delighted to welcome Annette to our team.

Annette has extensive experience in working with complex families with a diverse spectrum of needs and risk factors.  

Her experience also includes working with children to support emotional, social and behavioural wellbeing.  

She joins our team following a role of Clinical Team Leader within a Family Services Program where she lead a team of Clinicians and Early Childhood Educators.  

Post Grad. Dip. Counselling

Specialising in:

  • Family counselling 

  • Children & Adolescents 

  • Relationship counselling

  • Separation issues

  • Parenting

  • Trauma 

  • Group work

  • Anxiety & Depression 

  • Self esteem issues

 Rhonda Jamieson 

 

MAPS

Specialising in:

  • Relationship counselling

  • Men’s & women’s issues

  • Sexual issues

  • Anxiety, Depression & Phobias

  • Self esteem issues

  • Anger management

  • Communication & Conflict resolution

  • Accepting ageing

  • Eating & body image disorders

  • Relaxation techniques

  • Grief & Loss

 Barbara Pacyga 

 

Registered Psychologist

Barbara Pacyga is a registered psychologist with over 12 years of experience in working with adolescents and adults specialising in:

  • Addictions

  • Anger management

  • Anxiety & Depression

  • Behavioural issues – children and adolescents

  • Critical incident stress 

  • Emotional regulation

  • Grief and bereavement

  • Learning disabilities

  • Parenting issues

  • Personality Disorders

  • Trauma

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 Chris Newell 

 

Director and co-owner of Eltham Counselling Service.

Specialising in:

  • Relationship counselling

  • Anger management

  • Panic attacks

  • Depression & Anxiety

  • Grief and Loss

  • Communication skills

  • Self esteem issues

  • Personality profiling for couples

  • Subconscious mind healing

  • Weight loss and nutrition

 Jacqui (Office Manager) 

 

Jacqui is the friendly face of Eltham Counselling. She helps all of our clients, and our counsellors by cheerfully and efficiently managing the appointments, enquiries, and clinic operations.