Therapy

 

PGCE, M.A. (Couns. Psych.), DIPC
HPCSA Reg No: PS0106321
Practice No: 036 5548

I was initially trained in psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural (CBT) approaches to psychotherapy. Since qualifying I have pursued on-going training in narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy, and Brainworking Recursive Therapy (BWRT). I don’t have a one-size-fits-all approach, but am able to draw from an eclectic therapeutic toolbox in order to best serve each of my clients.
I believe that meaningful change is facilitated within a safe, compassionate, and collaborative therapeutic relationship. I am committed to listening with full focus and asking constructive questions that help each unique individual to develop their awareness and perspective, process painful emotional experiences, and move in the direction of the changes they desire. I work with my clients to not only understand the problematic aspects of their experience, but also to identify and celebrate their hopes, strengths, resources and progress. In this way I strive to empower my clients to move towards what they are most wanting for themselves, their relationships and their lives.

I see myself as a co-traveller, privileged to be entrusted with walking alongside people on their road towards increased connection, purpose, well-being, and joy. I understand that the road is often fraught with challenges and that it takes courage to step out onto this journey with a stranger, and so I am committed to conducting my practice with integrity, compassion and respect.