About Amanda Lambros
Happily married with two boys, Amanda was born and raised in Canada but has been living in Australia since 2002. With more than 15 years of experience working in the counselling, education and training fields - both private and public sectors, nationally and internationally. Amanda stays as current as possible in the field of Counselling and Sexology to provide the best possible outcomes for her clients.
Amanda is currently a Clinical Fellow at Curtin University. She holds undergraduate degrees in Health Sciences, Ethics and Counselling with a Masters degree in Forensic Sexology and Counselling as well as postgraduate qualifications in Counselling and Supervision. Amanda was the first person in the world with the designation of Masters in Forensic Sexology - she has a passion for couples and relationships and all things 'sex and intimacy' - to help couples along their journey together.
Eclectic in her approach, Amanda provides her clients with the skills and strategies to overcome hurdles which cause people to feel 'stuck' and unable to move in a positive direction. Through structured sessions with Amanda, you will be versed with the ability to incorporate the lessons into your daily life and proceed in the chosen direction.
Amanda holds professional memberships with various organisations including: Marriage and Relationships Education Association of Western Australia (MAREAWA) and Australia and New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMHA). Amanda has also previously held positions on Counselling and Psychotherapy Boards.
Amanda travels across Australia & New Zealand providing workshops and presentations in the area of communicaiton, relationships, digital citizenship while also being the Executive Director of Grief Recovery Method Australia & New Zealand.
Amanda was also the resident 'Sexpert' on the popular Open Your Mind late-night radio show on 92.9FM in Perth. For further information about Open Your Mind, or how to download the episodes, click here and more recently has been featured as the 'Sexology and Relationship Educator' on the popular series 'Luke Warm Sex' - airing on ABC (Australia) from March 16th 2016.
Amanda has worked extensively with schools in Western Australia and interstate since 2004, developing Cyber-Safety, Digital citizenship and Counselling workshops for teachers, school staff, students and parents. Amanda has a passion for counselling, education, and communication. All of the school workshops are individually tailored to the school and their current needs from Cyber-Safety, Cyber-Education, Cyber-Bullying and Sexting amongst other presentations.
In clinical practice, Amanda works with individuals, couples and groups in both long and short term counselling. She follows an eclectic approach, drawing from diverse theories including cognitive behavioural, solution focused, client centered, and psychodynamic approaches.
Amanda's special interests and expertise is in couple therapy, grief and loss and sexual dysfunctions. Amanda deals with a variety of issues, from depression, anxiety, stress, trauma and grief to relationship difficulties, separation, parenting and workplace relations.
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Not able to come in for a face-to-face meeting? Skype is available as well!
Skype and telephone counselling available. Skype handle: Relationships_matter