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Eliza Munro

Senior Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

I am an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over 13 years of post-graduate experience in therapeutic practice and in acute Mental Health, including the emergency setting and long-term mental health rehabilitation. I hold a Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Social Work (University of Sydney) and postgraduate qualifications (Masters in Social Work Counselling, University of NSW).


I have a deep commitment to working collaboratively with people to develop new insights and positive changes in their lives, and my recovery-focused approach draws from a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT). My practice is trauma-informed, empowering and person-centered and I work holistically with the person, not just their symptoms or diagnosis.


I am skilled in assessing and treating people who experience the following issues:


  • Depression and feelings of dysthymia
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Mood disorders and psychosis
  • Suicidality
  • Drug and alcohol issues
  • Trauma
  • Relationship problems
  • Family conflict
  • Anger and aggression
  • Low levels of confidence, assertiveness and self-esteem
  • Grief and loss
  • Situational stress and adjustment issues
  • Periods of life transition and crisis


I am also very passionate about clinical supervision and am available to provide this to social workers, counsellors, allied health and NGO workers. I believe this is fundamental in supporting the professional development of self.

My therapeutic approach is flexible, and I treat my clients with unconditional positive regard in developing a trusted and safe therapeutic alliance that values people’s strengths, uncovers their resilience, generates new perspectives and possibilities and connects people to what is meaningful in their lives. I believe that profound personal growth can develop through intense life experiences and challenges, and that magic can be found through the mess.

I am also a certified Yoga Teacher with a special interest in mindfulness. I have seen first-hand how this practice can regulate arousal, reduce anxiety and generate new thinking patterns. I draw on my own daily meditation practice to assist my clients to build self-awareness, explore the connection between their body and mind, embrace self-acceptance and develop a deeper, more satisfying quality of life. As Carl Rogers once said, “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”