We cannot change our past experiences, but we can definitely change the impact of those experiences. You are the expert of your life; I am here to work with you to transform the impacts of your past into meaningful resources for you to live more happily and peacefully.
Phyllis is a couples therapist with 14 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. She is especially skilled in treating relationship issues, trauma, family issues, LGBTQI issues, depression, OCD, panic attacks and emotional distress. She provides interventions a wide range of issues including ADHD, abuse, pregnancy-related issues, addictions and work stress.
Through her work, Phyllis helps couples gain a deeper understanding of themselves and one another. She helps her clients find out what they really need out of the relationship, regain their resilience, and learn simple and realistic ways of enriching their relationships with themselves and others.
Therapy with Phyllis is an experiential process where you will be supported and guided to learn something new to accomplish your counselling goals. Phyllis believes that each person is the expert of their own life. In her sessions, she empowers her clients to reconnect with their innate and external resources, find new ways of communicating with themselves and others, make conscious choices and achieve peace within.
Phyllis is an open-minded, compassionate and humorous therapist. She is an expert in the Satir Growth Model and taught this for more than 10 years. She is also an experienced Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, and applies both dialogue and body-oriented interventions to effectively work with clients who have trauma-related, stress or anxiety symptoms. She takes an integrated approach to counselling, incorporating elements from family therapy, trauma-based therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, play therapy, narrative therapy and more. As everyone’s needs and pace is unique, she tailors her counselling process to each client’s therapy goals and current needs. She applies different tools including storytelling, role playing, meditation, drawing, games, hypnosis, physical movement and breathing techniques. With Phyllis, you will never be bombarded with theory and rules, but experience laughter and tears (of relief and revelation!) along the way.
When she isn’t working, Phyllis enjoys yoga, hiking, travelling, calligraphy, cooking, meditating and playing games.
All online bookings require full upfront payment. This payment is non-refundable but is transferrable if your appointment is rescheduled with at least 24 hours notice. New Vision Psychology has a 24 hours cancellation policy which applies to all initial and follow up appointments. This is because we value the time of our psychologists. If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment please call us on 1300 001 778 between 8:30am – 5:30pm between Monday and Friday with at least 24 hours notice (and by Saturday if our appointment is on a Monday) otherwise the full fee will be charged. We do not accept cancellations via text or email. Please cancel by calling 1300 001 778.
Please note that Phyllis Wong is a registered counsellor, she is not eligible for a rebate through Medicare, however if your health insurance covers counselling we will provide you with a tax receipt at the end of your session for your insurance claim.
(Please note that if you bring a copy of your referral to your psychologist at your initial session, there may be a significant delay in receiving your rebate, please submit your referral through our portal prior to your session.)