Therapy-Port-Macquarie

Welcoming & Supportive

Highly skilled, knowledgeable and professional service.

Psychology-Therapy

Personalised Therapy

Creating genuine therapeutic relationships & personalised treatment plans.

Counselling-Mid-North-Coast

PTSD & Complex Trauma

Specific expertise to help people who experience PTSD, anxiety and depression. 

Psychology-Therapy

Clinical Supervision & EMDR Consultation

Supervision for social workers, psychotherapists, psychologists and other mental health professionals. 

Port Integrative Therapy is a psychotherapy and clinical social work practice based in Port Macquarie.

With over 15 years experience, Psychotherapist and Clinical Social Worker Krystal Hawkins helps clients explore their resilience to reach achievable goals that improve their quality of life.

An experienced mental health clinician, Krystal, works with her clients to develop personalised treatment plans using evidenced based techniques and fostering a genuine therapeutic relationship.

Therapy for adolescents, adults and emergency first responders.

Supporting people experiencing:

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Complex & Developmental Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Therapy for therapists.

Therapy for therapists is essential throughout the course of our careers. Krystal offers – 

  • Intensive EMDR for therapists
  • EMDR for self-care
  • Blocks of psychotherapy for therapists to increase reflective practice, self-awareness and healing 
     

Krystal grew up on the Mid North Coast and cares about the community. She is dedicated to supporting the community health and wellbeing of individuals experiencing trauma, depression and anxiety. 

With extensive graduate and post graduate study, supervision as well as comprehensive training in bottom up and top down approaches to psychotherapy, Krystal believes in the importance of finding the right support.

Through a Masters program with Sydney University, Krystal has spent several years in psychotherapy training and intensive supervision developing her skills & knowledge in psychodynamic psychotherapy.

It’s important for individuals to get the right treatment, tailored to suit specific needs by a qualified person. 

You can access therapy through a number of referral pathways:

  • Victims of Crime
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Medicare Mental Health Care Plan
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme

Types of treatment include:

  • Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Intensive EMDR for accelerated healing
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Group EMDR 
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Schema Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Interpersonal Therapy (PIT)
  • Polyvagal-Informed Therapy 
  • Short-Term Dynamic Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • The Conversational Model
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Trained

  • Body based & somatic therapies

 

 

 

Clinical Social Worker

Social Workers who have specialised in psychotherapy have undergone many years of additional training to qualify as accredited clinical therapists. This combined experience of social work and evidence based psychotherapy directly supports the needs of individuals. 

Krystal Hawkins

Clinical Social Worker & EMDR Consultant

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Accredited Clinical Social Worker
  • Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist 
  • Accredited EMDR Consultant & Therapist
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology 
  • Master of Science in Medicine (Psychotherapy) Sydney University 
  • Medicare provider

Trauma Informed Workforce

Krystal partner’s with social worker Cherie Gillett to offer face to face training workshops for people who work with traumatised populations. This training will provide a solid understanding of stress cycles and the neuroscience of trauma along with specific trauma skills to take away and use immediately in your workplace.

Memberships and Accreditations

Member of EMDR Association of Australia (EMDRAA)

Member of Australia and New Zealand Association of Psychotherapy (ANZAP)

Member of Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (AACBT)

Member of Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Accreditations
AASW Clinical SW

“If we can share our story with someone who responds with empathy and understanding, shame can’t survive.” Brene Brown

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