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​About

She accepts you as you are and builds a trusting therapeutic relationship where you can feel safe and express yourself.

Izumi is a registered counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association.

 

​She is passionate about supporting clients to overcome their challenges and take positive steps toward a better future through counselling. She always offers a non-judgemental and empathetic space to clients. Enhanced through her own experience, she has a profound understanding of and sensitivity to the issues of people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. She is able to assist her clients to function at their best and achieve their potential through making meaningful change in their lives. Her approach is both respectful and collaborative, taking into account each person’s unique circumstances.

Izumi offers counselling to adults, children and adolescents, couples and family.  

Registration

​Australian Counselling Association Level 2 Member

https://www.theaca.net.au/counsellor/izumi-yamaguchi

Background

Australia

  • AOD Counsellor: Offering counselling to those addicted to drug, alcohol and gambling and their affected others 

  • Private Counselling Practitioner

  • Volunteer Counsellor: Offering counselling to those experiencing grief and loss

  • School Counsellor: Providing counselling to primary and secondary students to address psychological, developmental and personal issues. She has also worked with their parents.  

  • Education Support: Supporting students with developmental disorders as well as international students who have English language barriers. She has also supported bilingual education. 

  • Volunteer Caseworker: Housing and welfare support to asylum seekers and refugees

Japan

  • Marketer, Sales Planner, Overseas Sales: At a major Japanese company (5 years). The role included training sales staff and new employees.

Education

Bachelor of Law(Sophia University in Japan, completed in 2009)

Teaching Certificate in Social Studies (Secondary) (Sophia Uni in 2009)

Master of Counselling (Monash University in Australia, completed in 2016)

Grief and Loss Counselling (2017~)

​Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselling (2019〜)

Professional Training
Others

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

Provider for Victims of Crime program 

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