Steven Jarvis

Steven Jarvis

I am an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with extensive experience in individual and couple counselling. I also offer clinical supervision for mental health professionals. My clients can access a Medicare rebate through their General Practitioner. I believe that the therapeutic relationship is the most important aspect of counselling. I offer a targeted and individual service for each client. I am guided by the values of compassion, service, honesty, acceptance and authenticity. I deeply believe in the importance of interpersonal relationships. I am skilled in working with couples and family groups as well as individuals.

My areas of Specialisation are:

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Careers counselling
  • Chronic pain or illness
  • Communication issues
  • Conflict resolution
  • Cultural issues
  • Depression
  • Existential or spiritual issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Life transitions
  • Low self-esteem
  • Mental health issues
  • Phobias
  • PTSD, Trauma recovery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Relationship issues
  • Social skills
  • Stress
  • Veterans and Defence Forces issues

I am skilled in the following Therapeutic Modalities:

  • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples therapy
  • Emotion-Focussed Therapy (EFT)
  • Existential psychotherapy
  • Family therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Interpersonal therapy (IPT)
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Narrative therapy
  • Person-centred counselling
  • Psychodrama
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Psycho-education
  • Solution-focussed therapy
  • Systemic therapy

An informed client should seek assistance at the earliest possibility for it is much more effective to work on issues earlier than latter. With this in mind I make it a priority to provide my services in a timely manner. Please contact me via phone, mobile or email for more information and to make an appointment.