Brigitte Laville - Positive Wellbeing Psychology Melbourne
At Positive Wellbeing Psychology, we are Melbourne-based Psychologist experienced in the psychology treatment for adolescents and adults. Our warm and caring psychologists establish a strong therapeutic alliance early in therapy, by exploring goals, personal strengths to create a safe and supportive therapy setting that fosters trust and forthright communication. Talk to a psychologist from the comfort and privacy of your own home and device. After hour appointments available.
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ABOUT PSYCHOLOGIST, BRIGITTE 

Brigitte is a genuine, friendly, and approachable psychologist, who hopes to make the experience of seeking support as welcoming and comfortable as possible. Brigitte is aware that seeing a psychologist can be a daunting and anxiety-provoking experience at first.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Health Science (Psychology and Nutrition), Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Master Educational and Developmental Psychology. 

 

Brigitte as a practicing psychologist is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). As psychologists in clinical practice, Brigitte adheres to the professional codes of the Australian Psychological Society and Psychologists Registration Board of Victoria.

Therapeutic Approach

Brigitte tailors the therapy approach to meet the individual needs of her clients, whilst drawing on evidence-based approaches that have been shown to restore balance in life. With a client-centred approach to therapy, Brigitte strives to first ensure that clients feel listened too and heard. She also encouraging the use of strategies to support the individual’s improvement in both mental health and wellbeing.

 

Brigitte has been described by her clients as down-to-earth and easy to talk to, due to her warm and relatable presence. She knows how to have a laugh and shares a close relationship with her clients.

 

Through working closely and collaboratively with her clients, Brigitte assists clients to live a life aligned with their values and goals; she wants to see her clients living according to their full potential and true self.

Experience and Interests

Brigitte is experienced in working with adults, children, adolescents, and their families within private practice and school settings. Brigitte has an interest in anxiety, stress, panic, sleep, low self-esteem, adjustment difficulties and major life transitions (including transition into motherhood), poor body image, managing school and university related stressors, emotion dysregulation, as well as binge eating disorder.

 

Brigitte has worked on numerous research studies in her Master Educational and Developmental Psychology including investigating the body image relationship between mother and daughter, and social comparisons in children and body image. Furthermore, Brigitte contributed to a published book related to health psychology topics specifically around body image and mental health.

 

Brigitte has a special interest in women’s health issues such as fertility issues and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Therapies

Brigitte adopts a holistic approach with other health professionals such as Dieticians and General Practitioners, and tailors the therapy around meeting the individual needs of the person.

 

Brigitte’s practice is informed by a range of evidence-based approaches, in particular drawing from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT and CBT-E for Eating Disorders), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) and Mindfulness Meditation.

Personal Interests

Brigitte absolutely loves spending time with her family and friends, especially receiving hugs from her babies; both her human baby and fur baby. Brigitte enjoys exploring and seeing new things, from discovering a café or restaurant tucked away, to taking a spontaneous drive and making it into a day trip.

Personal Strengths and Passions

Brigitte is passionate about supporting her clients being true to themselves and living an authentic life. Brigitte is described as empathetic and welcomes all individuals’ openly, knowing that they deserve to be respected and heard.

Make An Appointment

Make an online enquiry to start your therapy journey with psychologists Brigitte who has a with special interest in women’s health.

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