Petrina Hennessy is a compassionate and highly skilled counsellor with extensive professional experience. She is also an active member of the Australian Counselling Association, and the Mental Health Academy. Petrina has worked in a diverse range of settings including the public, education, and private sectors. She specialises in providing effective therapeutic support to adolescents and adults.
Petrina is insightful, authentic and understanding: she provides a nonjudgmental and respectful environment for her clients to explore their concerns. Petrina is dedicated to helping her clients define their personal needs, and reach their counselling goals. She has a unique ability to support her clients to overcome their challenges and build a strong, secure platform for transformation and personal development.
Counselling with Petrina is an opportunity for clients to develop profound insight into who they are, why they behave in certain ways, and most importantly the potential pathways to change.
Each session with Petrina is unique, and tailored to meet her clients’ presenting challenges and personal goals. She incorporates numerous techniques into her practice, such as Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Process-Oriented Therapy, Art Therapy, Time Line Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Petrina is strongly committed to helping her clients build their self-esteem, and experience change, growth, and more fulfilling relationships.