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Cherilee Botha

Counselling Psychologist

Cherilee has a passion for meeting people where they are, to offer them support in a safe and non-judgemental manner. She hopes to assist clients in understanding themselves more deeply and in finding evidence-based ways to address their concerns.

Cherilee enjoys working through a range of presenting problems to facilitate change and personal growth. Working with her clients is viewed as a privilege. She takes great joy in seeing them move through difficulties in their lives.

Cherilee strives to tailor the approaches used to the clients needs and best practice for their diagnosis. She feels strongly about therapist-patient fit and seeks to ensure that her clients are comfortable and able to collaborate with her.

Cherilee is trained in Newborn Observation and Assessment, Parent-Infant Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Narrative Therapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, and is an Accredited Eating Disorder Clinician with ANZAED. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Cherilee provides psychotherapy and specialised assessments including cognitive, academic, ADHD, Autism and personality and diagnostic assessments. Cherilee is awaiting her final assessment of her approved board supervisor training and looks forward to providing this service in the future.

When not at work you are likely to find Cherilee enjoying a cup of tea, being creative or exploring the outdoors of Tassie.

Cherilee trained at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa majoring in Psychology from 2008 to 2013. Her qualifications are a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and SASL: South African Sign Language) [BA], Bachelor of Arts -Honours in Psychology [BA Hons], BPsyc Equivalent Psychometry [BPsyc](Cum Laude), and Masters in Community-Based Counselling Psychology [MACC] (Cum Laude). Cherilee is a registered Counselling Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA).

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