Genevieve Rix


B.Soc.Sci (Psych), G.Dip (Psych), MPsych (Couns), MAPS

*Please note that Genevieve is not currently working in private practice and is currently employed full time as a student counsellor in tertiary education. Past clients are most welcome to email should they have any psychology related questions or queries.* 

Genevieve Rix is a registered psychologist who brings an emotion-focused approach to working with adults. Genevieve offers her clients experience of genuine care, compassion, support and gentle guidance. Genevieve nurtures a therapeutic relationship within which clients can explore their psychological experience, work through and heal traumatic emotional injuries and develop transformative self-awareness and self-compassion. Genevieve also fosters the building of healthy and adaptive strategies that clients can carry forward into their relationships with self, other and the world. Genevieve provides psychological therapies for people experiencing a range of mental health difficulties – including depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, relationship and social issues, self-esteem and grief and loss. Genevieve has a breadth of experience in the mental health field, having worked in private practice, hospital and community mental-health settings, universities and secondary-schools.

Genevieve draws from a variety of therapeutic modalities and is client-centred in her approach. She has undertaken advanced training in Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), is both a nationally and internationally accredited practitioner of Emotion Focused Therapy and highly values the opportunities EFT provides clients who are seeking to process past emotional injuries and make meaning of their emotional experiences. Genevieve is currently on the executive team for the Australian Institute of Emotion Focused Therapy - a not-for-profit organisation offering EFT training mental health practitioners. 


Genevieve also utilises Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT). Genevieve has training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and is able to support clients seeking to expand their skills in Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Distress Tolerance and Interpersonal Effectiveness.