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Brighter Horizons


Rikki Bandekow is an experienced counselling psychologist and psychotherapist with a wide range of expertise including working with issues related to trauma, body symptoms, grief, depression, anxiety and relationship difficulties. 

She is passionate about supporting people to explore and find meaning in their lives; discovering what blocks us from living fully and developing strategies to clear the way forward.  Rikki also has extensive experience working with people on the Autism Spectrum.

Rikki’s approach is person-centred and draws on a variety of therapeutic modalities, depending on the needs of the client.  These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Systemic Family Therapy, Process Oriented Psychology and EMDR (level 2).

Rikki is a bilingual English and German speaker and offers therapy in both languages.



Enquiries may be made by telephone or email. All enquiries will be treated with sensitivity and are confidential. I may not always be able to answer your call, and request that you leave a detailed message on the answering service indicating the best times and numbers to contact you on. I aim to respond to all enquiries within 24 hours of contact.

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PO BOX 463
Ocean Grove, VIC 3226

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03 8799 2358

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