I have known Tess since her University days, when she stood out as a very promising therapist in every class I taught. She has certainly gone on to fulfil that promise, She is one of a very select number of graduates in this profession to whom I would confidently send my nearest and dearest. The qualities that mark her work include compassion, caring, and an ability to walk in her client’s shoes that allows her to develop creative but scientifically based interventions. The success of her psychotherapy is evidenced by the referrals made by her clients to those they know, recommending Tess as someone who can deliver therapy which can get them back on course. Tess is equally at home working with individuals, families, and groups. While she helps all with whom she works, her warm and nurturing approach with children is particularly noteworthy, in a field where this is often regarded as a challenge. Likewise, her work with couples and families who are having significant relationship difficulties, is creative and successful. As her current professional supervisor, one of the qualities I appreciate about Tess is her ability to reflect on her work to ensure that she is offering her clients the most appropriate and best therapy possible. I would highly recommend her for person, face-to-face psychotherapy, or for web-based counselling, with which she has also provided successful outcomes to distant clients Sue Hutchinson-Phillips M App Science (Research), M Litt (Psych) Dip Soc Sci (Clinical Hypnosis), Grad Dip Counselling, BA, TPTC, Cert IV Training & Assessment, Advanced Certificate in Supervision, Member of Australian Psychological Society, AHPRA Registration No PSY0001381548
I first met Tess when I returned to my home town after being away for a long time and I had experienced some changes in my life I did not expect. Tess helped me learn to manage anxiety, change my thoughts about myself and my thinking, understand links with my childhood, self compassion and self love. Tess allowed me to feel safe to express all my thoughts without fear of judgment. Tess is very professional, yet warm, honest caring and kind in her approach I highly recommend Tess to anyone who needs help with relationships, life or themselves. Tess also follows up with her clients and this is a wonderful service, Thank you Tess!
I knew I had to get help for myself so I googled and this lovely lady jumped out at me. I’ve been seeing Tess for about 6 months or so now and not only do I feel I can cope better, my family life is so much better. I’d like to thank you Tess and I would recommend your services to anyone.” ”I first started seeing different counsellors after being diagnosed with PTSD a few years ago, but it wasn’t until I found Tess that I truly felt myself start to heal and move forward. Tess is the most amazing person who really listens and I felt really ‘got me’. I noticed an almost immediate improvement in my life after starting therapy together. I can not recommend her enough.