Monique Rizzo


BPsychSc, M.Couns & Psychotherapy 

Monique is a Registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist who is passionate about supporting children and young people who have been impacted by trauma to support them in improving their mental health. Monique offers a holistic approach to therapy which is guided by the latest neuroscience research and an evidence-based approach’s. She values the understanding of not only behaviour, but also neurobiology and nervous system regulation to assist individuals on their healing journeys. 


Monique incorporates various therapeutic modalities within her practice. Such as Brain-Spotting, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Synergetic Play Therapy. Monique is also accredited in the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) which has also equipped me in implementing clinical interventions to prevent suicide by recognising signs and proactively engaging individuals in safety planning.