Rachel Cliffe emdr therapist

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.