Nicole Chavannes is an experienced registered psychologist. Born and raised in Switzerland, Nicole has lived in Melbourne for more than 20 years. She provides counselling in English and French and can also understand Italian and German. She has a background in the arts, and is happy to work with people with an artistic or literary bent.
Nicole is greatly experienced in working with individuals and couples. Her approach to counselling and therapy is integrative. She uses a variety of evidence-based modalities in order to best address each client's specific issues. These include cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), solution-focused, psychodynamic, systemic and client-centred therapies. She has a special interest in mindfulness techniques and psychoanalysis.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."
—Serenity Prayer of Reinhold Niebuhr