BA (Psychology/Psychophysiology), Grad Dip Arts (Counselling), PACFA (provisional), CCAA (Vic) (Grad)
Andrea Blake specialises in counselling in Cross Cultural Transition, Trauma therapy, Anxiety and Depression,Transition - re-acculturisation, Debriefing, Self Esteem, Grief and Loss. She has experience facilitating groups in grief, depression and anxiety.
Andrea assists people in bringing clarity to life's challenges by weaving their experiences into their current life, bringing out strengths and validating the challenges. Her counselling work initially began to assist people making sense of their cross cultural journey. She provides general counselling, regardless of race, gender and faith.
Andrea, has lived in cross cultural situations for over 6 years with her family in France, North Africa and the Pacific Islands. With a BA in Psychology and Psychophysiology and a Graduate Diploma in Counselling she has experience in counselling adults, children and teens. Andrea has professional membership in PACFA (provisional) and CCAA (Vic, Grad).
Andrea has worked as a counsellor in various environments for over 5 years. She has worked in community counselling, primary and secondary schools, youth organistaions, and for international aid organisations , both overseas and locally.