Clinical Psychologist

Julie E’silva

Julie E’silva is a skilled Clinical Psychologist with a long track record in delivering high-quality treatment for couples, adults and young adults, especially those in recovery from interpersonal trauma and PTSD, as well as anxiety and depression.

Julie obtained her degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, and has post-graduate qualifications in areas including *logotherapy, hypnotherapy, sports psychology, and trauma-based treatments.  Since her arrival in Perth nearly three years ago, Julie has developed a strong network of local medical and allied health professionals. 

Julie is highly experienced in the assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety, substance misuse, personality disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, adjustment disorder and relationship difficulties.  She offers therapy in English, Portuguese and Afrikaans. 

Julie enjoys guiding individuals toward more empowered, purpose-directed lives using an eclectic approach based upon a number of evidence-based psychotherapeutic practices, along with her own strong clinical experience. She helps her clients to achieve psychological fitness by exploring and shifting behaviours from the past, as well as supporting them in managing current life challenges. 

Julie’s areas of interest include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Relationship issues, and in particular, couples work
  • Substance dependency
  • Trauma
  • Sports Performance
  • Sexual problems

Her approach includes assessing and exploring how clients can view their lives and challenge their thinking patterns using a Cognitive Behavioural approach and a wide range of mindfulness-based practices. Julie holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), MA (Clinical Psychology) and is a AHPRA registered Supervisor.

Contact Julie at Chelsea Psychology +61 (08) 9386 6020 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

*Logotherapy regards "stuckness" or stymied contexts or existential challenges as opportunities to grow, learn and explore new meanings.  The approach presents a person with time to consider changes, possibly by reflecting and engaging in introspective thought that can lead to more self-realisation. It could include a review of all the available options of choice, challenging existing beliefs, engaging in attitude modulation or exploring the possible meaning(s) within the stuckness (Lukas, 2000). 

 

 

 

 

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