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 Social Workers

Pauline Jones and Associates

Service: Social workers
Organisation: Dynamic Counselling Services
Location: Wagga Wagga
Service description: Our Dynamic Counselling Team are a multi-disciplinary team including, Psychologists and Mental Health Social Workers and have an extensive and proven range of experience.
Expertise: Individual, Couple, and Family Counselling I practice as a therapist, providing assessment, counselling and psychotherapy for a broad range of psychological issues including depression, anxiety and stress related disorders, workplace trauma and stress, disordered eating, post-traumatic stress disorders, substance abuse, impacts on survivors of sexual assault, personality disorders, anger and pain management as well as adjustment to life stressors such as grief and loss and relationship problems. The clients I work with include children, teenagers and adults both individually and in couple counselling.
Approach: In my clinical practice I use a variety of therapies such as, but not limited to, Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Strength-Based Therapy, Relationship Therapy, Family Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
Experience: I worked as a Snr Clinical Social Worker for six years at non-government organisation and part time for five years in private practice as an Associate. For the past 6 years I have worked in my own private practice along with Associates.
Qualifications: Pauline Jones – BA BSW, MAASW (ACC)
Address: 55 Gurwood St Wagga Wagga NSW, 2650
Phone: 02 6921 7266
Email: dynam.pj@bigpond.net.au
Hours: Monday – Saturday. 9am-5.30pm After hours crisis appointments
Cost: Medicare rebates

Bailey, Ruth

Service: Counselling services, Social workers
Location: Wagga Wagga
Service description: I am delighted to be available to people struggling with emotional and relationship difficulties and/or with mental illness- related difficulties.
Expertise: Adult individual therapy only. Specialising in relationship difficulties, depression, crises of meaning and life direction issues, disappointment issues.
Approach: Existential- philosophy- influenced therapy, psychodynamic constructs.
Experience: 30 years clinical experience
Qualifications: Social Work
Mobile: 0413 066 803
Hours: Fridays only. 

GAMS Mental Health Service

Service: Counselling services, Social workers
Location: Griffith, Hay, Hilston, Lake Cargelligo, Leeton, Narrandera
Expertise: Mental Health Clinician (+ Youth Councillor + Social & Emotional Wellbeing Workers )
Approach: As required and clinically appropriate
Experience: Twenty years mental health
Qualifications: BA (Hons), MSW, PgDMS, DipSW
Address: Jondaryan Avenue, Griffith
Hours: 08:00 – 16:30 other times by arrangement
Cost: Nil. However, clients from other GP services will require Mental Health Treatment Plan

Lloyd, Jeanette

Service: Clinical Social Worker
Organisation: Insight Rural Counselling Service
Location: Wagga Wagga
Service description: Counsellor/Therapist
Qualifications: BSW.  MHSW.
Phone: 0431 202712
Address: PO Box 764. Wagga Wagga. NSW 2650
Email: insight.jl@hotmail.com
Website: www.insightrural.com.au

Post, David

Service: Counselling
Location: Wagga Based – Riverina area
Expertise: Personal, Family & Relationship Counselling – Couples, Grief & Loss, Depression, Anxiety & Trauma Counselling
Approach:  Because each family and every person is unique, the ways in which I help them can vary, always with a focus on gently, slowly and with respect. In my clinical practice I use a multi layer of therapies such as Family Systems Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Person Centered Therapy and Mindfulness Therapy.
Experience: I have held roles in government and non-government agencies. I now work full-time in private practice including a partnership with Rural Outreach Counselling, offering counselling across the Riverina area.
Qualifications: David Post – BA/BSW – JP – Counsellor – 17+ years experience.
Email: david@introspective.com.au
Address:  PO Box 272, Wagga Wagga, 2650
Hours:  8.30 – 5.00, Early mornings, Evenings and Saturdays when required or to suit.
Cost: $150.00 per session or as agreed.

White, Janelle

Service: Counselling services, Social workers
Organisation: Griffith Counselling Centre
Location: Griffith
Expertise: The centre provides specialist trauma counselling for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Mental health interventions are provided for clients with a Mental Health Treatment Plan.
Approach: CBT; family therapy; trauma focused therapy; Triple P Parenting program; strengths and client focused approaches; motivational interviewing; narrative therapy; art therapies; play therapy.
Experience: Counsellors have a range of experience in mental health counselling including depression and anxiety; trauma counselling; sexual assault and domestic violence counselling; parenting programs; family and relationship counselling; career planning; lecturing in social work; clinical supervision of allied health clinicians; working with children and adults.
Qualifications: The centre has two counsellors with qualifications including Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work (Accredited Mental Health Social Worker) and Bachelor of Social Science (Counselling)
Additional: www.griffithcounselling.com.au
Address: 42 Yambil Street, Griffith NSW 2680
Phone: 02 6964 3610
Hours: 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
Cost: Fees are $120 per session with $74.80 Medicare rebate available. A range of free counselling services are available for victims of crime (sexual assault, domestic violence) and veterans and their families. For more information please contact the Centre.
Website: www.griffithcounselling.com.au