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Jess Bouquet

Family Therapist, Social Worker & Counsellor

Jessica Bouquet is a dedicated child-focused family therapist and social worker/counsellor with over 16 years of experience. Specialising in areas such as domestic violence, parental alienation, and family court support, Jessica is committed to the well-being and safety of children and families. She also offers support to children and parents with neurodivergent disorders, emphasising attachment-style parenting.

With a holistic lens to well-being, Jessica integrates her background in health coaching and elite sports (boxing) to provide comprehensive support. Jessica sees individual clients for stress management, post-separation support, enhancing self-confidence, and self-esteem. Additionally, Jessica excels in connecting families outside of the family court system and offers valuable parenting support to strengthen family dynamics.

Recently, Jessica has expanded her practice to include single expert work for the family court and reportable family and individual therapy. Jessica is confident working within the family court space, providing expert insights and therapeutic support to families navigating complex legal proceedings.

Jessica’s extensive experience also includes working in acute mental health units, giving her a strong understanding of complex mental health issues. This background enriches her therapeutic approach, allowing her to offer detailed support to clients facing mental health challenges.

Since starting her social work career in 2008, Jessica has held various roles, including front-line child protection, crisis counselling, and high school counselling. Her experience extends to working on the 1800respect line and providing counselling for a large corporation’s employee assistance program. For the past three years, Jessica has served as a private individual and family therapist at Health in Mind, offering compassionate care to clients as young as four years old.

Currently working towards her mental health social worker accreditation, Jessica is on the path to providing Medicare rebates, paralleling the services offered by her psychology colleagues. Her dedication to continuous learning and growth ensures that she remains at the forefront of therapeutic practices, providing transformative support to those in need.

Jessica has open books at Health in Mind and is available for appointments on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with open availability for extended hours and occasional Saturdays upon request. Her empathetic and non-judgmental approach, paired with her passion for mental health and well-being, makes her a trusted ally for clients on their therapeutic journey.

 

Key interest areas
  • Child and family therapy
  • Family intervention and court reports
  • Anxiety
  • Body image issues
  • Alcohol and drug addictions
  • Food addiction and emotional eating
  • Chronic stress
  • Mindfulness
  • Self-esteem and confidence coaching
Key approaches to therapy
  • Motivational interviewing

Meet the team

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