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Our team

Jacqui Snooks - Director of Haven Counselling & Psychotherapy Melbourne

Jacqui Snooks / Clinical Director & Psychotherapist

Jacqui is an accredited counsellor and psychotherapist with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and the Clinical Director of Haven Counselling and Psychotherapy.  She works with both individuals and couples and has a kind and compassionate approach to her work. 

Jacqui is a strong believer in psychotherapy and its power to relieve suffering and increase wellbeing. She specialises in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, addictions, grief and loss, parenting challenges, relationship issues and adult attachment disorders.

Having taught and practiced mindfulness for over 25 years, Jacqui has a particular interest in Eastern philosophy and how it intersects with Western psychology, and regularly incorporates mindfulness tools into an integrated program.  Jacqui is an experienced educator and has worked as a well-being consultant and counsellor for teachers and other staff within secondary schools. 

Dr Daniel R. Rothschild / Psychotherapist

As well as a practising psychotherapist and counsellor, Daniel is a senior lecturer in psychotherapy at the Ikon Institute. He works with issues involving trauma, chronic stress, emotional dysregulation, depression, addictions, anxiety, existential issues and spiritual crisis and emergence.

Daniel has a strong and well-developed knowledge of expressive and phenomenological dimensions of inquiry in therapeutic practice. He specialises in particular with the role of the voice in therapy and is interested in the roles not just of negative states but human potential in psychotherapy. Daniel sees adult clients with a variety of presentations.

Dr Daniel R. Rothschild - Psychotherapist at Haven Counselling & Psychotherapy Melbourne
Elky Graham - Psychotherapist at Haven Counselling & Psychotherapy Melbourne

Elky Graham / Psychotherapist

Elky understands that safety and trust are vital for therapy and she provides a warm and empathetic presence to support you to confront life’s difficulties. She works within an Integrative Model of Psychotherapy, ensuring that therapy is appropriate to you and your specific needs.

Elky sees clients with a variety of presentations including: anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, adult attachment issues and grief and loss.


Elky is also trained in Dan Brown's Three Pillars Approach to Attachment Repair and Non-Violent Communication. She is registered with the Australia Counselling Association and is trained in a person-centred, collaborative and trauma informed mode of therapy. 

Julie Stevens / Psychotherapist

Julie is passionate about supporting adults and youth to move through adversity, unpack challenging questions, grieve, transition, and develop more capacity and ease in their lives. 

Julie is trained in integrative psychotherapy, a collaborative approach to therapy that draws on various theories and modalities to tailor treatment to the client's unique experience.

Offering a therapeutic environment where clients can feel safe and free to be themselves without judgment is of the utmost importance to Julie.

Julie works with people seeking support for a range of concerns, including self-esteem issues, relational difficulties (including attachment repair), anxiety and depression, stress management, grief, and trauma.

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Dr Traill Dowie - Psychotherapist at Haven Counselling & Psychotherapy Melbourne

Dr Traill Dowie / Practice Supervisor

Dr Traill Dowie is the practice supervisor for Haven Counselling and Psychotherapy. He is the Chair of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) Panel for Trauma Standards & Practice, he is also the Professor of Psychotherapy at Ikon Institute Australia, and is a practising psychotherapist, supervisor and public speaker. 

Traill has been involved with counselling and psychotherapy for the last 20 years. He holds a PhD in Psychiatry and holds a PhD in Philosophy (social theory), as well as qualifications in psychology, philosophy, sociology, history of ideas and Jungian psychology. He also holds masters degrees in counselling and psychotherapy as well as mind and society. 

Traill has extensive knowledge of European philosophy and psychotherapy, including existential and phenomenological systems. As well as this, he holds qualifications in transpersonal counselling and art therapy.


Traill has a particular interest in integrative practice and the treatment of trauma, and also has extensive teaching experience in counselling and psychotherapy.