Edna Osztreicher

 Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

  • Waiting Time Availability: Available – 1-2 week wait period
  • Name of practice: Professional Support and Counselling
  • Billing methods: Medicare/Mental health care plan, NDIS, Private fee, Veterans Affairs
  • Qualifications & Accreditations: Accredited Mental Health Social Worker
  • AHPRAH Registration Number: med0001063391

Edna has worked as a counsellor for almost thirty years. Including 14 years at the Victorian Foundation for the Survivors of Torture and Trauma followed by a stint at the Red Cross providing supervision for 16 other councillors. She has worked in management and as a caseworker at two sexual assault centres over a fifteen year period. She combined work for the General Practitioner’s Association in Geelong with her private practice for some years and now works solely in private practice. She works with adults of all ages and has a particular interest in complex trauma. Edna is fluent in English, Swedish, Spanish and Hebrew and has a working knowledge with Italian and German. She has a multi-cultural background living and working in three different countries and cultures, has worked with interpreters for many years and is widely travelled.

Approaches to Therapy Speciality Areas
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
  • Couples
  • Emotion-focused therapy (EFT)
  • Family therapy and family-based interventions
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)
  • Narrative therapy
Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Solution-focused brief therapy (SFBT)
  • Anger
Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
Everyday issues
  • Grief
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders
  • Panic disorders
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Relationship problems
  • Self image
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Migration and other displacement related issues*


Contact details

Rear of unit 1/17 Clonard Ave, Geelong WestGeelong,3218 0401 265 796 eosztreicher@gmail.com

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