Natalie Solomon

Psychologist

Natalie, a registered psychologist, brings over 20 years of diverse experience to her practice. She integrates therapeutic frameworks such as psychodynamic theory, attachment theory, and dialectical behaviour therapy, tailoring each session to meet her clients needs. This personalised approach ensures a unique therapeutic experience.

Currently, Natalie offers both short-term and long-term individual therapy. Her extensive experience spans various settings, including public mental health facilities,
educational institutions, and inpatient and outpatient settings. She provides therapeutic services to individuals, families, parents, children, and adolescents, with particular expertise in psycho-educational assessments for children and adolescents. Additionally, she has significant experience in research and development. She has extensively participated in training and workshop facilitation on various psychological topics.

The cornerstone of Natalie’s practice is the therapeutic alliance, a bond she considers essential for fostering insight and driving positive change. Her collaborative approach empowers clients to confront challenges, build resilience, and achieve personal goals. She believes in amplifying and utilising the inherent strengths of her clients, recognising them as the true experts in their lives. Natalie’s practice is rooted in a deep understanding and respect for the universal challenges of humanity. She values vulnerability and self-compassion, creating a nonjudgmental, nurturing, and safe environment. This setting facilitates in-depth self- exploration, enabling clients to examine their identity, life experiences, relationships, and systemic influences. Clients describe Natalie as warm, authentic, and perceptive. She leverages her extensive knowledge, experience, and intuitive understanding to support individuals on their therapeutic journey.

Natalie obtained her Doctor of Literature and Philosophy in 2004. Her research focused on exploring the experience of living with and making meaning of HIV. Her publications include; The Social Construction of HIV/AIDS (Health SA Gesondheid,2003) and; Meaning Making of a Group of South Africans in their Experience of Living with HIV: A Phenomenological Study; (Health SA Gesondheid, 2005).

Natalie’s special areas of interest: 

  • Adjustments and life transitions
  • Personal growth and development
  • Parenting
  • Loss and grief
  • Relationship concerns
  • Existential issues
  • Mindfulness
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Perinatal anxiety and depression
  • Child and adolescent issues
  • Developmental and attachment trauma

Natalie s available for in person and Telehealth consults in our Camberwell location on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and our Mckinnon location on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.