Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Counsellor

BSW(Hon), AMHSW

Joel Taylor is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, Counsellor and EMDR trained therapist. Joel has a variety of experience in the mental health sector with a special interest working with adolescents and people experiencing grief, loss and trauma. Joel’s experience includes working in high schools, in the community sector, and in psycho-oncology with Canteen where he was the Clinical Team Leader for Victoria and Tasmania. Joel is an approachable and collaborative therapist who works with the strengths of each individual. Joel utilises a range of therapeutic approaches such as EMDR therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), solution-focused therapy and narrative therapy. He combines these approaches with a critical social work lens, which enables him to understand broader community and structural systems and work in a holistic way, taking into account a person’s overall wellbeing. Outside of work, Joel enjoys being out in nature, and hiking, cycling and running often fill his weekends.

Qualifications and Professional Associations

  • Bachelor of Social Work – Honours 1st Class (RMIT)
  • Member of Australian Association of Social Workers

Joel sees clients on Mondays and Thursdays, including after-hours.