Thanh Nguyen
Accredited Mental Health Social WorkerThanh Nguyen - image Thanh-no-background-e1614201785722-300x271 on


  • Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
  • Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Special Interest

  • Young Adults
  • Addictions
  • Substance Abuse
  • Complex Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Gestalt therapy
  • PTSD


Thanh is an accredited mental health social worker. She works collaboratively with clients based on the client center approach and empowerment. Thanh focuses on creating a safe, understanding, and trusting environment for her clients to explore different aspects of themselves and to help them to make meaning for their past experiences. Thanh believes that every individual is unique in their own different way and accepts where you are at in your journey. Support and challenge will go hand in hand in Thanh’s session.

Thanh uses evidence-based practices such as CBT, ACT, trauma-informed practice, and Compassion focused Therapy after tailoring your needs and preferences. Thanh is also influenced by Gestalt therapy which means ‘ the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. She focuses on the here and now in the session with clients to help clients to make sense of their behaviour patterns and their creative adjustment to cope in their daily life.

Thanh has previously worked in the community sector providing counselling to clients who have addiction issues, complex trauma, and other traumatic events in their life. She has a huge interest in trauma and the impact of trauma on different areas of your life. Thanh is fluent in English and Vietnamese. ’

Registrations and Memberships

  • Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)