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Susan Whiteside

Social Worker –
Family Therapist

Individual, Child, Couple and Family Counselling

A confidential and professional service designed to assist people of all ages to overcome difficulties in all areas of human relationships.

This service assists people to explore, enhance and utilise their skills, enabling them to cope with difficulties at home, school or work; cope with separation and loss, manage developmental transitions in life such as parenthood, strengthen their relationships and improve their sense of well-being and happiness. 

Areas of work include –

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Childhood emotional and social difficulties

  • Parenting issues

  • School issues

  • Professional supervision

  • Self esteem

  • Work Issues

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Family conflict

  • Changing life stages

  • Separation, loss and grief

Contact Me

Phone: 0411 049 011
Health Hub, 1 Welfare Parade, Ashburton, Victoria, 3147


Please email, text or call to schedule an appointment.

About Me –

Susan Whiteside worked as a secondary school teacher after graduating from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma in Education. She returned to the Univeristy of Melbourne to complete her Bachelor of Social Work Degree and has been working with children, young people, adults and families since 1989. Susan went on to become a clinical family therapist and is a Master of Couple and Relationship Counselling (La Trobe University). 

Qualifications –

  • B.A. Dip Ed. B.S.W. (University of Melbourne)

  • Advanced Diploma of Applied Systems Theory and Family Therapy

  • Master of Couple and Relationship Counselling (La Trobe University)

Associations –

  • Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

  • Clinical Member of Australian Association of Family Therapists

  • Member of Australian Association of Social Workers

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