Tasya Afonso

BPsych (Hons), MCouns


Tasya completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) from Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from Mumbai University. She has a Master of Counselling from the University of Queensland focusing on integrated approaches to counselling a wide range of challenges. Her training spans a number of areas including counselling children, young people and students, health challenges, grief and loss counselling and crisis and trauma counselling.

Tasya has worked across a number of settings including mental health and community-based organisations, private practice and telehealth. Tasya has worked as a counsellor at a university counselling centre and an interprofessional clinic, dealing with a range of challenges including self-esteem, relationship difficulties, grief and loss, trauma, managing physical health, motivation and self-care. Tasya has also worked with children in childcare and social work roles, providing her with an in-depth understanding of children.

Tasya’s interest areas in working with adults includes relationship issues, grief and loss, self-esteem and motivation challenges, anxiety and stress, and life transition challenges. With children and youth, her interest areas include behavioural challenges, anxiety, self-esteem, grief and loss, relationship challenges and diagnostic assessments where required.

Tasya has worked with a diverse client group of different ages and cultural backgrounds and is committed to an inclusive and respectful practice. She practices from an integrated therapy perspective, drawing from several therapeutic interventions such as cognitive-behaviour therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, narrative therapy and trauma-informed therapy. With children she enjoys incorporating play therapy.

Tasya believes that each client is unique and an expert on their own lives. Her practice aims to provide a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to explore themselves and their challenges in-depth. Her practice is client-centred focusing on tailoring therapy to a client’s unique needs, and empowering clients to achieve their self-determined goals

THREE CONVENIENT LOCATIONS

COOMERA

Fortune Place
Shop 1, 2 Fortune Street
Coomera QLD 4209

(07) 5551 0251

NERANG

Prana Centre
Suite 3, 832 Southport-Nerang Road
Nerang QLD 4211

(07) 5668 3490

MOUNT GRAVATT

Mt Gravatt Medical Precinct
SE 105, 1808 Logan Rd
Upper Mount Gravatt QLD 4122

(07) 3102 1366