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MENTAL HEALTH & CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES

Our qualified Clinical Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Mental Health Social Workers, Psychotherapists and Mental Health Nurses have the skills and experience to support clients with a variety of concerns.

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OSTEOPATH, NATUROPATH & BOWEN THERAPIST

Essentia Health provides a range of complementary therapies including: Osteopathy, Naturopathy, Reiki, Bowen Therapy, Lifeline Technique (similar to Kinesiology), Nutrition and Health Coaching.

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YOGA, MASSAGE THERAPY & MINDFULNESS

Essentia Health & Wellbeing Centre provides a range of wellbeing services to support our customers reduce stress, feel relaxed and move towards becoming more present in their daily lives!

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Meet Our Clinicians

Essentia Health & Wellbeing Clinicians are qualified, experienced and skilled professionals ready to support your health and wellbeing needs.

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OUR CLINICIANS
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Dr. Julie Andronaco

Clinical Psychologist, MAPS

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Dr. Bridie McNulty

Osteopath

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Peter King

Centre Diretor & Co-owner

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Emma Soste

Midwife & Co-owner

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Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a therapy that focuses on the role of cognitions (feelings & beliefs) and behaviour (actions) in the development and treatment of Emotion Dysregulation/Borderline Personality Disorder.

The focus of DBT is to help individuals practice and then apply skills that decrease emotion dysregulation and unhealthy attempts to cope with strong emotions.

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Mental Health Professional Development!

The Centre for Mental Health Education and the Australian DBT Institute offer regular health professional training and development from the Essentia Health & wellbeing Centre.

In 2016 some 20 courses will be held at the Essentia Health & wellbeing Centre including with international trauma specialist Babette Rothschild in July 2016. For more information click on the link below or go the www.cmhe.com.au & www.dbtinstitute.com.au

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Private Mental Health & Clinical Psychology

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Essentia Health provides a range of mental health services including assessment, therapy/counselling, education and groups to support the mental health and wellbeing needs of our clients.

Essentia Health clinicians specialise in Depression & Anxiety, Borderline Personality Disorder, Perinatal Mental Health, Addiction, Youth Mental Health, Psychosis and more!

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Health & Wellbeing Education

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Essentia Health provides a range of educational programs including mental health literacy (MHFA), antenatal classes, postnatal education, calm birthing, early parenting classes, first aid, and general health & wellbeing sessions.

We also provide a range of education programs for health professionals with the Australian DBT Institute and the Centre for Mental Health Education providing their Melbourne based education programs from Essentia Health.

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Complementary Health

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Complementary health consists of a wide range of health care practices, products and therapies.

Examples include new and traditional medicine practices such as Naturopathy, Osteopathy, various forms of Massage, Yoga, Mindfulness, Reiki, Bowen Therapy, Lifeline Technique (similar to Kinesiology), Nutrition and Health Coaching.

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Osteopathy

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Dr. Bridie McNulty is Essentia Health & Wellbeing Centre’s Osteopath and works on Tuesdays and Thursdays from our Highett Rd. Centre! Osteopathy is a hands on approach to healthcare recognising the important link between the structures of your body & the way it works. Osteopaths focus on how your skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves and circulation work together to improve your health & well-being.

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Naturopathy

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Vicki Todd-Urbinder is Essentia’s Naturopath, ANTA Accredited Therapist and is in her 15th year as lecturer at Endeavour College of Natural Health. Vicki works at Essentia Health & Wellbeing Centre in Highett on Saturdays between 9am and 2pm.

Naturopathy is a holistic approach to wellness based on the principle that the body has the inherent ability to heal itself. Using the healing power of nature and gentle therapeutic techniques, the body, mind and emotions are supported during the healing process.

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Yoga, Mindfulness & Massage

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As a holistic service, Essentia Health & Wellbeing integrates massage, mindfulness, yoga and reiki to reduce the impact of daily stresses, create awareness of the present moment and improve our customer’s overall wellbeing. Essentia’s services can be used separately or as a whole package!

Essentials focus is on the emotional well-being of individuals, couples, youth and families.

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