Haydn Gibson
Minona st
Lygon st

About me

Welcome to Work Love and Play.

Based Melbourne Australia, I  offer psychotherapy/counselling services. 

My area of expertise and training are in alcohol  & drug issues, death & dying issues, grief and general mental health issues that you may have such as anxiety and/or depression.

Sessions last around 55 minutes and are held in a private and comfortable setting.
There is a modest fee for service based on a sliding scale and related to personal income.

A person may find it helpful to make an initial appointment to decide together what form of help is most appropriate. Decisions about the way forward are agreed jointly between you and the therapist. Sometimes referral to another agency may be more appropriate. Most people are 5 to 10 sessions , others maybe longer but always as a mutual agreement. 

Matters addressed include anxiety, stress, depression, grief, chronic illness, family, early childhood, rehabilitation, abuse, and general problem solving.

In psychotherapy, a therapist helps you to clarify issues of concern. It is not about giving advice. By respecting your choices and lifestyle, therapist aims to help you come to make choices or changes that are right for you.

I work to the Code of Ethics of the Psychotherapist and Counseling Federation of Australia.

 I have over 20 years experience in psychotherapy.  I  have ben trained in addiction counselling, Grief counselling, Group Work, Death and Dying counselling, Transactional Analysis, and psychodramatic methods. I have Degree in Psychology from Monash University. 

I use my experience in psychotherapy along with many models including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic, Transactional Analsis, 12 Step philosophies, Morenian Role theory along with mindfulness techniques to enable you to overcome the issues that are impacting your life.

Training & qualifications

The areas of expertise are certificates in counselling for addiction and grief, Graduate Diploma in Psychology, over 12  years training as psychodramatist, Diploma certificates in Transactional analysis plus over 3500 hours of training/supervision as therapist and ongoing.

  • Over 20 years experience as psychotherapist & counsellor.
  • Diploma Counselling in Alcohol and Drug, Victoria (1996) 
  • Graduate diploma Psychology Victoria Australia (2013)
  • Diploma in Transactional Analysis (2000 London UK)
  • Diploma certificate in Grief counselling, Victoria Australia ( 1996)
  • Diploma in 12 Step counselling. USA(2011). 


My session fee is $ 60.00

More Information

Discount those who are not working or on a pension up to 50% depending on circumstance


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Minona st
Lygon st

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Types of session

  • Face To Face
  • Online
  • Telephone

Languages I speak

  • English

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