Qualified Experienced Counsellor working in the areas of Relationship Concerns, Anxiety and Depression, Problem Solving, Grief and Loss, Life Skills, Anger Management, Inner Child Work.
"Our lives are not determined by what happens to us -but by how we react to what happens"
The perceptions we hold in relation to lifes experiences shape our thoughts about ourselves, and can greatly colour the way we move through life. As the bare facts of life events cannot be altered, it is the understandings we reach in regards to such events, that can be explored and "re-understood" in order to live life with a sense of inner peace and positive lifestyle changes.
As a passionate believer in the human ability to grow personally, emotionally and spirituality, I actively work with you to shift your perceptions to a more positive and holistically healthy perspective. This work brings about a deep sense of empowerment and strength, and engaging positive life strategies that you will carry with you beyond our time together.
Separation and divorceRecognise, manage, and lower stressDevelop skills to assist with anxiety, anger, and depressionDiscover long-term mental and physical patternsIncrease self-esteem, self-acceptance, and self-confidenceMove smoothly through life’s inevitable changesExplore and understand relationship concerns, to make positive changes
Respect and empathy is constant in assisting people to uncover and address their deepest core beliefs, and the consequences of those beliefs. Your information/personal story is regarded with dignity, and confidentiality is ensured.
Providing solutions in life, through identifying and clarifying personal goalsUncovering natural skills and capabilitiesCreating balance and flow within ones lifeAddressing the desire for change, working with those personal transitionsDiscover effective communication methodsLearning skills to develop clarity within situations, and act accordingly
Born and raised in the south island, I have an affinity for the Otago region. I initially trained as a neuromuscular therapist, and came to realize the value of talk therapy. I completed my BA Counselling in Wellington, and have been working as a therapist for 15 years.
Narrative TherapyExistentualismRelationship CounsellingHistorical Sexual Abuse Group FacilitationMental Health
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
$80 per hour
Payment expected at time of session
Sessions available Monday - Friday
Cancellation will attract no fee if 24 hour prior notification is given
Counselling, Life Coaching, Mens Health, Psychotherapy, Womens Health