Michael Gate provides individual counselling for adults which is empathic, non-judgemental, and tailored to each person’s needs. He has extensive experience and training and completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at The University of Melbourne.
He uses a warm, open, and collaborative approach, utilising a variety of evidence-based strategies adapted to each client’s needs. He is passionate about helping people develop rich and meaningful lives in the face of psychological difficulties.
Depending on each person’s needs, Michael provides short and longer term counselling and assists individuals with issues such as:
- Relationship issues
- Low self-esteem
- Patterns of maladaptive behaviour
- Grief and loss
Michael has received training in various treatment approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based approaches, and Schema Therapy. He has worked across hospital, community, university, and private practice settings.
Michael is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and is an endorsed provider of Clinical Psychology services with Medicare, Victims of Crime (VOCAT), TAC and WorkCover.
He works at the Northside Clinic on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.