Expert Team of Counsellors and Psychologists in Melbourne

Our goal is to listen, explore, coach and provide strategies to help make positive changes in your life.

At the Emotional Health Centre (EHC) we have a team of expert Coaches, Counsellors, Trainers and Psychologists in Cheltenham, who are dedicated to helping people find greater emotional and mental wellbeing.

Our experienced team have the skills and knowledge to offer a wide range of Psychological and Counselling services in Melbourne, and across Australia; and are all registered with their professional associations, such as:

  • The Australian Psychology Society (APS)
  • The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Our team supports individuals, and workplaces, experiencing a number of challenging situations, such as: life and career transitions; grief and loss; stress, anxiety and depression; personal or work-based conflict; and relationship difficulties, to name a few.

Our team’s approach is one of empowering, supporting and guiding people to discover their own solutions; and to implement the plans, actions and mindset necessary to make life-enhancing changes. We do this with authenticity, honesty, empathy and courage.

What makes our team unique?

Our team of Psychologists, Counsellors, Coaches and Trainers are all committed to supporting individuals and workplaces to thrive. We take the time to listen to your life stories; and understand the patterns that have shaped, and continue to shape, your life.

Our diversity gives us a depth of knowledge and experience to understand the complex issues people are faced with at home and in the workplace. We don’t just focus on problems; we work towards solutions that will enhance your emotional strength and motivation.


Our Director

Nicole Plotkin






Nicole Plotkin – Director and Principal Psychologist  BA, BAppSc Psych (Hons), GDipDisability Studies, Cert4 Workplace Training and Assessment,  MAPS

Nicole is passionate about helping people explore and develop new avenues for personal growth and emotional wellbeing. The key focus for all her Counselling and Psychology work is the pursuit of wellbeing for people at home and at work. She draws on a combination of Counselling, Coaching and Therapeutic approaches in one-on-one and group work, such as: Cognitive Behavior Therapy; Solution-focussed therapy; EMDR, Positive Psychology; and Mindfulness and relaxation techniques.

Her experience lies in both individual Counselling and Psychology; and Workplace Training and Support services across a number of organisations in the public, private, government, education, disability and defence force arenas.

Nicole’s particular areas of experience include: stress and anxiety management; depression; workplace and personal critical incident trauma; workplace rehabilitation issues (TAC, WorkCover); career development and transition; workplace conflict, bullying and mediation; grief and loss; parenting skills; disability issues; social integration; and relationship issues.

Nicole takes a down to earth approach to her work; and is dedicated to supporting people and teams to become more resilient when faced with personal and career challenges and change.

EHC team

Our team of experienced Coaches, Counsellors, Psychologists and Trainers in Melbourne offer a personalised and experienced approach to your personal and work-related challenges and are dedicated to helping you find greater wellbeing, resilience and courage in your life.

For more information about our Counselling, Coaching and Training solutions,
contact us today on (03) 9584 5150, or click here to send us a message.