Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Counsellor
FdCreatArts, BSW, GradCert (Developmental Psychiatry), AMHSW, EMDRAA
Rachel Cliffe is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and EMDR therapist with a special interest in the therapeutic treatment of trauma including PTSD, Complex PTSD, attachment issues, childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault and correlated mental health issues. Rachel has a clinical background in public hospitals and community organisations in family violence, child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS/ELMHS) and Sexual Assault Centre counselling services (CASA). She enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults in a safe, non-judgemental and collaborative way. Using a range of evidence-based modalities including EMDR, TF-CBT, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Schema Therapy, Flash Technique, Ego State work and Mindfulness, Rachel aims to address the roots of current distress to promote meaningful and long-lasting change and healing. Outside of therapy, Rachel loves the beach and bush, yoga and surfing (badly).
Qualifications and Professional Associations
- Foundation Degree (Dance) (UK)
- Bachelor of Social Work (Deakin University)
- Post Graduate Training in Developmental Psychiatry
- Member of the Australian Association of Social Workers
- Member of the EMDR Association of Australia
Rachel sees clients on Wednesdays.