Meet our professionals

And make your booking

Our team is dedicated to your mental health. We pride ourselves on first listening and then working with you on the goals that you would like to focus on. 

Our team has the experience and tools to sit with the difficult emotions and thoughts your facing. 

Making an appointment through our system is very easy. Just click on the preferred location, choose a counsellor and then your preferred day and time. Place in your contact details and that’s it, your appointment is confirmed!

Therapist and Founding Partner
stuart cheverton

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) (Charles Sturt University) 
  • Masters of Social Work (RMIT)
  • Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AASW)

To make a booking with Stuart,
please click below

Meet our team | Safe Place Therapy 1

Prue Gilligan

Therapist and Founding Partner

prue gilligan

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)
  • Graduate Diploma of Counselling
  • Masters of Counselling
  • Masters of Social Work

To make a booking with Prue,
please click below

Meet our team | Safe Place Therapy 1

Rosemary Gonella

Therapist

Rosemary Gonella Safe Place Therapy

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Master’s in Clinical Counselling
  • Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

To make a booking with Rosemary, please click below

Meet our team | Safe Place Therapy 1

Halakhe Ganyu

Therapist
Meet our team | Safe Place Therapy 7

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Multicultural Studies)
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Master of Social Work (Research)
  • Accredited member of the Australian Association of Social Workers since 1998
  • Accredited Mental Health Social Worker & Counsellor
  • Other languages spoken: Oromo & Amharic (Ethiopian)

To make a booking with Halakhe,
please click below

Meet our team | Safe Place Therapy 1

Joy Khalil

Therapist
Meet our team | Safe Place Therapy 11

Qualifications:

  • BA (Criminology & Psychology)
    Bachelor of Social Work Melbourne University
  • Grad Dip Education (Secondary)
  • Masters Counselling & Psychotherapy

To make a booking with Joy,
please click below

Adam Bottomley

Therapist
Adam Botomley Safe Place Therapy

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work

To make a booking with Adam,
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Sophie Manente

Therapist

Individual counselling only 

Sophie Manente - Safe Place Therapy Melbourne

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and International Studies)
  • Masters of Clinical Counselling

To make a booking with Sophie,
please click below