Dave Temme


  • Name of practice: Create Balance Psychotherapy & Counselling
  • Billing methods: NDIS, Private fee
  • Qualifications & Accreditations: Master of Social Work, EMDR Level 1, Schema Therapy Level 1 & 2, ASSIST Suicide Prevention, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

Dave’s ability to help clients uncover deep patterns of behaviour is what clients appreciate the most. He is passionate about working with trauma-focused therapies including EMDR and Schema Therapy. However he also draws from other therapies, including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Attachment-Based approaches. Dave’s own journey through therapy gives him a unique perspective on the therapeutic process, allowing him to provide thoughtful guidance and understanding for his clients. He provides an empathetic and reflective approach to therapy that is non-judgemental and open-minded, providing a safe and collaborative space. He has experience supporting adults with a range of issues, including personality issues such as trauma-related difficulties, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), emotional regulation challenges, ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is passionate about assisting clients with longstanding interpersonal and personality difficulties, relationship issues, the management of symptoms from trauma and helping clients to develop strategies to match their mental health concerns.

Approaches to Therapy Speciality Areas
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic psychotherapy, Psychoeducation, Schema-focused therapy, EMDR, Attachment based therapy, DBT, Behaviour modification, Trauma focused, Person centred,
  • ADHD in adults, Alcohol and other drugs, Anxiety disorders, Bullying, Depression, Everyday issues, Gambling, Grief, LGBTIQA+, Panic disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Racism, Relationship problems, Self image
Advice in seeking help:
Engaging in therapy for the first time can stir up uncomfortable emotions but an effective therapist will support you through those feelings and help you to feel comfortable and positive about your experience and your future.


Contact details

Suite 8, 226 Pakington Street,West Geelong,3218 (03) 5222 1553 admin@createbalance.com.au http://www.createbalance.com.au

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