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Richie Perera

BA Counselling, GradCert Medical and Health Leadership, Dip Theo

Richie has worked in community mental health, the healthcare industry and private practice. He has extensive experience working with individuals, couples, children and families. His engaging approach with clients fosters trust and rapport, while applying evidence-based, research driven approaches to help his clients. Further to his relationship counselling experience, he has a specialty in health services and has provided support to those with chronic illnesses throughout their journey including supporting those who are struggling with grief and bereavement.

Richie walks gently with his clients on their journey towards restoration and personal growth. He is known for providing a calm and safe environment for his clients. Richie ensures he is nonjudgmental, attentive and respectful of each client’s own story. He is an engaging counsellor who applies intentional, proactive modalities of therapy. Richie works from a person-centred, integrated approach. He helps his clients to gain personal insights as they work towards self-awareness. Richie uses a mixture of reflective practices, in conjunction with practical measures and tasks to help clients on their healing journey.

Richie has experience with leadership in health care. He has worked along side hospital executives and senior leaders to help them build effective teams, and provide excellent patient care. In Addition to his counselling, Richie is passionate about philosophy, ethics, organisational culture, team dynamics and leadership, and provides coaching to individuals and groups.

Private health fund rebates for BUPA, AHM, Medibank and Police & Nurses are available if you have counselling as part of your package.

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