BSc (Hons), MPsych (Couns), Dip (Mgt) 

Please contact Emily on 0466 649 011 to arrange an appointment.


Emily Wilks – Leadership Coach and Counselling Psychologist

BSc(Hons), MPsych(Couns), Dip(Mgt)

Emily Wilks is a registered Counselling Psychologist. She has a Bachelor Degree (Science – Psychology) from the University of Melbourne and a Masters Degree in Psychology (Counselling) from Swinburne University. She also has a Diploma of Management.

Emily has extensive experience in counselling, coaching, leading and mentoring, having worked in private practice as well as senior leadership and executive roles within a range of state government services for more than a decade including, education, behaviour consultancy, family support services, health and wellbeing, and disability.  

Individuals – Counselling and Psychology

Emily assists people (adults and adolescents) who are seeking support with:

  • Anxiety                                                                                          

  • Work-life balance

  • Stress and burnout                                                                   

  • Confidence and self-esteem

  • Depression                                                                    

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Career uncertainty and transitions                                    

  • Conflict resolution

  • Performance anxiety                                                                                                                    

Individuals - Life Coaching

Emily provides Life Coaching to assist people to extend themselves and achieve their personal goals in a range of life areas such as:

  •  Career                                                                                           

  • Relationships

  • Business                                                                                       

  • Life balance

  • Health                                                                                            

  • Self-confidence

  • Wellbeing                                                                                    

  • Peace of mind

  • Effective communication                                                       

  • Assertiveness

  • Influence                                                                                      

  • Personal fulfilment

Emily will assist you to gain clarity on your personal goals and your plan to achieve them. She will be your accountability partner as you implement the changes and support you to overcome any internal and external hurdles along the way. 


Emily also assists leaders including senior managers and executives, as well as other individuals, in a range of life areas including leadership, career progression, wellbeing, relationships, personal fulfilment and work-life balance.

Professional Approach

Emily’s professional approach is strongly client centered and strengths based. Emily strives to provide a safe, welcoming place to explore your difficulties and draw out your inner capabilities, resources, creativity and strengths in a way you may not have experienced before. The objective being to facilitate your thinking, assist you to make positive changes and find unique and innovative strategies and solutions that will work for you.

Her approach is tailored to your personal goals and needs and may include:

  •  Cognitive Behaviour Therapy                                              

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Solution Focused Interviewing                                           

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • Mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy                            

  • Systems Theory

  • Interpersonal Therapy                                                          

  • GROW & PACER Coaching Models

  • Positive Psychology

Emily works at NHW on a Thursday (10am-5pm), Friday (10am-4pm) and Saturday (9am-1pm).