Thanh Nguyen
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Qualifications

  •  Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
  •  Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Special Interests

  • Young Adults
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Complex Trauma
  • Substance Abuse
  • PTSD
  • Grief & Loss

Background

Thanh is an accredited mental health social worker. She works collaboratively with clients based on client centre approach and empowerment. Thanh focuses on creating a safe, understanding and trusting environment for her clients to explore different aspects of themselves and to help them to make meaning for their past experience. Thanh believes that every individual is unique in their own different way and accept where you are at in your journey. Support and challenge will go hand in hand in Thanh’s session.

Thanh uses evidence based practice such as CBT, ACT, trauma informed practice and Compassion focused Therapy after tailoring your needs and preferences. Thanh is also influenced by Gestalt therapy which means ‘ the whole is greater than sum of its parts’. She focuses on the here and now in the session with clients to help clients to make sense of their behaviour patterns and their creative adjustment to cope in their daily life.

Thanh has previously worked in community sector providing counselling to  clients who have addiction issues, complex trauma and other traumatic events in their life. She has a huge interest in trauma and the impact of trauma on different areas of your life. Thanh is fluent in English and Vietnamese. ’

Registration & Memberships

  • Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)