Therapeutic Approach
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We’re here to help – Therapeutic Approach

Our Counsellor and Psychotherapist, Deborah Sheehy, has over 18 years experience and holds a first class Honours degree in both Counselling and Psychotherapy. She has additional specialised qualifications in Couple’s Counselling (Level 3 trained in the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy) and in trauma therapy – she is a certified Richards Trauma Process (TRTP) Practitioner. After completing Level 3 Training in the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy in 2018, Deborah is currently undertaking full Certification with the Gottman Institute and is a “Gottman Relationship Checkup” verified member. The Gottman Method is a world renowned evidence based model for effective Couple’s Therapy. Deborah also specialises in Women’s Health issues including Endometriosis. She co-founded the Endometriosis Association of Ireland in 1987 and conducted the first ever research paper on the physical and psychological impact of the disorder on women in Ireland in 2001.

Deborah is a Professional Clinical Member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and works in accordance with their ethical guidelines. She is also a Member of the College of Counselling and the College of Relationship Counselling. You can find our more about PACFA by visiting their website on

Deborah has extensive training and practice in person centred, psychodynamic, relationship counselling and mindfulness therapies. She creates a safe, caring, non-judgemental space in which to explore challenges and help people to achieve positive outcomes. Her approach is integrative with a mindfulness focus and draws on a range of evidence based therapies tailored to each individual’s unique needs and goals.

For more information and booking details, please telephone us on 9505 6274.

IMPORTANT: Due to current Covid-19 Restrictions in Melbourne, the clinic is currently closed for massage services. All Counselling services are taking place online.

When we re-open, if you have any cold, flu, fever or respiratory symptoms, no matter how mild; or if you have been in direct contact with someone else who has these symptoms; or of if you have attended any Covid-19 Hotspots; please DO NOT ATTEND the Inner Health Solutions practice until you have received medical clearance. As part of our Covid Safe Plan clients are currently mandated to wear masks, as are therapists, to check-in to our QR system & to use the hand sanitisers provided. All Counselling services are currently taking place online.

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