Yolanda Evans

Psychotherapist / Accredited Mental Health Social Worker Psychotherapist Master of Social Work, BA (Hons) Politics and Public Policy, AAMHSW

Yolanda consults at our North Adelaide practice, Tuesdays to Fridays with Thursday evenings also available.

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker AASW | Attuned Psychology Adelaide

With ten years of clinical experience, both in private practice and across Government and NGO sectors, Yolanda is a fully accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Psychotherapist.

She brings a range of therapeutic skills into practice and a belief that the client is the expert in their own life.

Yolanda works with clients of every age across the lifespan and is highly experienced in working with a range of presentations with particular interest and experience in complex grief and trauma.

Yolanda works full time in private practice on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at North Adelaide, including Thursday evenings.

Contact Us 08 8361 7008

Areas of Experience

  • Complex trauma (All ages)
  • PTSD ( Adults)
  • Impact of child sexual abuse and neglect (All ages)
  • Domestic and family violence (all ages)
  • Grief and loss (all ages)
  • Dealing with conflict (adults)
  • Depression (All ages)
  • Anxiety (All ages)
  • Stress Management (All ages)
  • Social anxiety (All ages)
  • Panic Attacks (Adolescents and Adults)
  • Social skills (All ages)
  • Assertiveness (Adolescents/Adults)
  • Study issues  (Adolescents/Adults)
  • Worry (All ages)
  • Stress (all ages)
  • Separation anxiety (All ages)
  • School refusal (Children)
  • Life transitions (Adults)
  • Attachment Issues (All ages)
  • Bullying (All ages)
  • Peer relationships (All ages)
  • Body image (Adolescents, Adults)
  • Adjustment to illness, disability (Adolescents, Adults)
  • Autism – social skills and emotional regulation (Children/Adolescents)
  • Emotional Regulation (All ages)
  • Substance Abuse (Adults)
  • Self-harm (Adolescents/Adults) and suicide risk(Adults)
  • Personality disorders (adults)
  • Perfectionism (Adolescents/Adults)
  • Confidence, Self worth and motivation (All ages)
  • Eating disorders (Adolescents /Adults)
  • Separation & Divorce (adults)
  • University issues (Adolescents/Adults)
  • Workplace issues (Adolescents, adults)
  • Vocational goal setting (Adolescents, adults)
  • Mental health for executives/business owners (Adolescents, adults)
  • LGBTQI+ friendly (Adolescents/Adults)
  • Performance anxiety (Adolescents/adults)
  • Mental health for artists/creatives (Adolescents, adults)
  • Writer’s block (Adolescents, adults)
  • Issues with Transitional Life Changes (Adolescents, adults)
  • Workplace Issues (Adolescents, adults)

Qualifications and Professional Membership

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Politics and Public Policy
  • Master of Social Work
  • Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) State Board Member
  • Accredited Mental Health Social Worker –AASW
  • Clinical Supervisor of Accredited Mental Health Social Workers
  • Youth Affairs Council of South Australia

Further background

She views herself as an integral part of the client’s team and has a passion for working collaboratively with the ultimate goal of helping her clients become the best version of themself.

Years of experience have shown Yolanda that we all have the capacity to live a meaningful and fulfilling life.

Yolanda’s approach to therapy is to build a strong therapeutic alliance and to adapt with her client to the challenges that they face on a daily basis.

Yolanda’s Therapeutic Approach

Yolanda has a strengths based outlook and believes that we all have capacities and skills that can be used to overcome the challenges that present in therapy.

As your therapist she will create a safe space where no thought or emotion is taboo and where you feel free to speak without judgement.