© 2018 by Helena Swiatek Clinical Psychologist.

About

Your unique strengths are the focus for discovering the life you want to live.

Helena is an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Psychologist who uses a strengths based approach with her child, adolescent, and adult clients. Helena has extensive experience in helping people with a range of psychological issues, including anxiety disorders (e.g. panic, generalised anxiety, social anxiety, and OCD), mood disorders (including depression and bipolar disorder), relationship difficulties, sleep difficulties, grief and loss, substance abuse, tics and Tourette Syndrome. 

 

Starting with a positive psychology approach, and building on the individual strengths that each client brings, Helena offers evidence-based therapeutic interventions, including cognitive behavioural therapy, schema therapy, mindfulness, solution focus, and motivational interviewing.

 

Helena has facilitated groups for anxious children and their parents, and for adults dealing with OCD, and ADHD. 

 

Helena has a warm and engaging style, and works collaboratively with her clients. 

 

Helena is Medicare and WorkCover accredited, a Member of the Australian Psychology Society, and a Fellow of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists. 

Helena Swiatek

B.A. (Psyc Hons), M. Clinical Psychology, Post Grad Cert (Psychological Coaching),

M Bus (Employment Relations)

 
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Adults
  • Mood disorders, including depression and Bipolar Affective Disorder

  • Anxiety, including Generalised Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Panic Disorder, and OCD

  • Perfectionism and procrastination

  • Relationship issues

  • Grief and loss

  • Addiction

  • ADHD diagnosed in adulthood

  • Sleep disorders

  • Adjustment Disorder

  • Parenting skills - to assist parents develop strategies to support their children and teens navigate developmental change

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Children & Teens

Parental involvement in therapy is negotiated according to the child's needs. Some children and teens attend individually, with parents kept closely in the loop through attendance at some sessions, and regular phone calls. Others prefer their parents to come and participate in most sessions.

  • Anxiety, including Generalised Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Panic, and OCD

  • Depression

  • Tics and Tourette Disorder

  • Sleep disorders

  • Grief and loss

  • Substance abuse in teens

 

What To Expect

Listening carefully to understand your situation and experiences, I will work with you collaboratively to develop a clear pathway towards the changes you want to see in your life.


Using evidence-based therapy, each session is focused on your needs.

 

For children and teens, parental perspectives are valued.

 

"The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change" ~ Carl Rogers

Contact Helena

Please reach out to me using the method you feel most comfortable with, either via the contact form below, by calling me directly on 0425 252 802, or you can send an SMS.