A little bit about me...
I am registered Clinical Counsellor, Mental Health Practitioner and Social Worker who's heart is for helping people understand themselves more fully, to cope with life's challenges and to find meaning, hope and purpose in their lives. I provide a collaborative therapeutic space empowering you to make positive changes, resolve personal and inter-personal conflict and move through difficulties with confidence. My approach is gentle, person-centred and trauma informed allowing you to feel comfortable and at ease as you begin your journey. My work within education, clinical mental health and private practice over numerous years has provided me with comprehensive insights into the issues and challenges faced by people at all stages of life.
My approach to counselling and psychotherapy is holistic encompassing the emotional, cognitive, social, physical, and spiritual facets of being human, honouring each of these areas and their influence on wellbeing. My practice is evidence based and informed by a range of well-established therapeutic modalities including; Trauma Informed Practices, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
(TF-CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Play, Art and Narrative approaches.
Credentials AND Clearances
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling)
Masters of Counselling Practice
Masters of Social Work
PACFA Reg. Clinical Counsellor 22650
PACFA Mental Health Practitioner
PACFA Accredited Supervisor
ARCAP Australian Register of Counsellors and Psychotherapists
AASW Australian Association of Social Workers
National Police Clearance
WWCC Working With Children
RAN Responding to Abuse and Neglect
Child Safe Environments Certified
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