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Meet

Peter Gormly

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Therapy Types

Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused

Connecting Mental Health Therapist

Client Groups

Gender, Adult, Sexuality

Location

416 Abercrombie St, Darlington NSW 2008, Australia

Location

N/A

Availability

Thursday 6-6pm

About

Peter (He/Him) is a member of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) and has been an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker since 2014. Peter is registered as an Allied Health Medicare Provider.
Peter's intervention is to help people to find hope, purpose, and meaning in their lives. He provides a broad range of expertise, including the impact of childhood trauma, such as sexual assault and domestic violence. In addition, he provides a space to explore identity and the meaning this holds for you, including gender and sexuality. Peter also has extensive experience exploring grief and loss and suicidal ideation.
Peter's work focuses on acceptance and inclusion with no judgment and holds trauma-informed care central to his work. To consider therapy requires courage and strength; this is a step to healing. Peter will listen to you with empathy and compassion, helping you understand yourself and become your best version.
Peter uses several therapeutic modalities, including Narrative Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness Strategies, Psychoeducation, Systems Theory, and Solution-Focused, based on each person's needs.

Appointment Type

In Person, Telehealth

Experience

Private Practice, Mental Health social worker (Open Dialogue, and the Psychology space Wollongong)
Matthew Talbot Hostel, Homeless Service
The Wollongong Hospital – After Hours on Call Social Worker
Sydney Children Hospital, Chronic Pain Service, Senior Social Worker
Sydney Children Hospital, Oncology Hematology, Senior Social Worker
Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (ICAMHS), Macarthur Health Service
Child Protection Counselling Services, Illawarra, and Liverpool Health Service
Domestic Violence Community counselling Team, Senior Social Worker
Diagnostic Assessment Service, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Diagnostic Assessment Service – Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Senior Social

Areas of Interest

Peter is interested in being present with people as they explore the vulnerabilities in their life. What is important, and what barriers get in the way of living the best version of themselves.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Social Work (UNSW 1999)
Becoming a Supervisor (NSW Institute of Psychiatry 2004)
Narrative Therapy (Dulwich Centre)
Associate Diploma of Social Science (Hunter TAFE NSW 1994)
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

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