Unami Magwenzi

Senior Clinical Psychologist

Unami is a warm, dedicated and experienced team member. Unami has been working as a psychologist for over 12 years. 

Unami works with both teens and adults and is experienced in helping people with general life stressors, depression, anxiety and mental health concerns that require a little more expertise such as post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders obsessive compulsive disorder or personality disorders.

With several years experience at Relationships Australia Unami has well developed skills in working with couples and families. 

Unami is committed to working in a client-centred and focused manner. Unami aims to assist his clients in living a meaningful and more valued life.

Relationship Counselling

Unami has over 12 years experience in counselling and has developed her relationship and family counselling skills during her time at Relationships Australia. Unami has experience with couple conflict, trust issues, family challenges and parenting.

Unami uses Gottman Method therapy to help couples improve communication, conflict, connection and understanding.

Anger management

Unami has significant experience in domestic violence and anger management programs in private practice and government settings.

Working with teens

Unami has well developed skills with teens over her 12 years in private practice and government settings. She can work with suicidal ideation, bulling, self harm, self-esteem issues and more.

Workplace Injuries/ Work Cover/Criminal Injuries

Within the injury management and vocational rehabilitation area Unami has experience in assessment and co-ordination of return-to-work services. Unami is also experienced with criminal injury reports and treatment.

Trauma and Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Unami has significant experience working with people experiencing PTSD or anxiety as the result of trauma.

Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA Counselling)

Unami offers DVA counselling to Veterans that hold a DVA WHITE or GOLD card are entitled to around 10 government funded sessions per year with no financial cost to yourself. Gold Card Holders may have more sessions available to them. He has significant experience in individual counselling for veterans.

Therapies

Unami is a dynamic psychologist trained in a wide range of therapies including mindfulness, cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, schema-focused therapy, person-centered therapy and existential psychology.

Do you need a referral to see Unami Magwenzi?

No referral is needed to see Unami. However with a referral from your GP (mental health care plan), you can claim a Medicare rebate of $126.85 per session.

If you choose not to use a plan you may be able to use your private health. To determine if you are eligible for a private health rebate, please contact your private health provider, as this is varies depending on your level of cover.

When is Unami available for sessions?

Unami is available at the practice Monday to Friday 9 am to 6.30 pm

Unami is passionate about working with people with these concerns!

  • Behavioural issues in children
  • Childhood trauma
  • Fears in early childhood
  • Relationship issues
  • Separation/divorce
  • Blended families
  • Parenting
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Eating disorders
  • Depression
  • Social Anxiety
  • Anxiety including panic disorders
  • OCD
  • Trauma or post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Self-harm
  • Suicide ideation
  • Self-esteem/self-worth
  • Phobias
  • Domestic violence
  • Attachment issues
  • Bullying
  • Grief and loss.