Andrea Worth, Senior Social Worker/Family Therapist BSW (Hons) Grad Dip Family. Therapy
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PH:  0409 302 952
​​​​​Andrea is a Senior Social Worker and Family Therapist with extensive knowledge of child and adolescent mental health.  She has worked for over 20 years with children, young people and families in the context of mental health and/or chronic medical conditions.  As part of her current role she helps manages a large public paediatric mental health service for children, adolescents, and their families who present with complex mental health issues.  

Andrea employs a family approach and has a particular interest in working with parents to help them manage themselves in the face children and teenagers who present with a wide range of challenging behaviours.  As someone with clinical and a lived experience she has an appreciation for the struggles parents face, individually, as couples and in their wider relationships.  

Andrea has lectured, tutored and taught widely on Family Therapy, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Trauma and Behavioural presentation privately and at the New South Wales Institute of Psychiatry and Sydney University.  She has co-ordinated Mental Health training in Family Sensitive Practice and Child and Adolescent Mental Health. 

For professionals, Andrea is available for clinical consultation and supervision in Social Work, Mental Health and Family Therapy. She currently provides supervision both face to face and via Tele-health to psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, psychologist, occupational therapists and mangers with a particular focus on complex working environments, leadership, family systems and mental health.
Andrea is warm and engaging and values the relationships she forms with the individual and families she meets and recognises the courage it requires to engage in the self-reflection therapy requires.   She employs a variety of evidence based therapeutic approaches alongside a sensible approach to self-care, exercise and the work life balance.  

With a strong grounding in Systemic Family Therapy, Andrea is familiar with the key principles underlying in the following approaches. 

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy  
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Bowen Family Systems Theory
Family Based Approach to Eating Disorders
1-2-3 Magic 
Problem Solving
Narrative Therapy
Positive Parenting Program

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