Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AASW)
"Jono practices in a warm, welcoming and non-clinical space. He is kind and understanding and uses a well rounded approach to therapy. I would highly recommend his services to anyone who is seeking an experienced therapist."
Jono Derkenne is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker who has experience supporting young people, adults and families through Community Mental Health Services, Acute Care, Child Protection / Housing Support, Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Support in Sydney and London.
Working collaboratively, clients gain insight into how their past can impact their present. Drawing from and being made aware of clients strengths, the therapeutic process will empower the client to take greater control of their life and help improve awareness and coping strategies.
Jono works from a strengths, trauma informed approach with Acceptance Commitment Therapy and Schema Therapy underpinning his therapeutic work.
Jono is also trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy.
St Vincent's & Prince of Wales Hospital Acute Care Service
St Vincent's Hospital After-hours Crisis Social Work On-call
Headspace, Bondi Junction
Peaceful Kids, School Mindfulness program, Kindergarten-yr 6.
areas of interest
Adolescence / Young Adult
Personality Disorders and Mood Disorders
Drug & Alcohol
Bachelor of Social Work, UNSW 2007-2010
Accredited Mental Health Social Worker: August 2016
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