At the heart of my counselling approach, is the desire to create a judgement-free space where clients feel understood, empowered, and accepted for who they are. Drawing on the principles of person centred, unconditional positive regard, I work with clients to safely explore and reflect on the challenging aspects of their lives and develop practical, meaningful ways to foster well-being I am passionate in the pursuit of inclusion, equity and access for all people regardless of neurotype, gender or background. With a background in education support, I am passionate in working with individuals and families to support their needs, address trauma and work towards personal goals. With a background in education support, I meet you where you are to support executive function, recognise and understand physical and emotional states, and understand the why behind the needs. deep understanding of Autism - male and female presentations, ADHD - late diagnosis, Gender diversity and PDA. I have a strong understanding of the NCCD, the provisions of support within the school system and how to navigate these. I am an ally to help find solutions, develop self advocacy and promote collaborate practice. I offer support to parents and the family unit. Trained in a range of therapies but using an eclectic strengths based approach to ensure that support is person centred and tailored to individual needs. I draw on principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Reminiscence and Narrative therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Mindfulness techniques.
Master of Counselling; Bachelor of Arts
adolescents, adults, families, children
person centred therapy, emotion focused therapy, mindfulness, family systems, narrative therapy, solution focused therapy, attachment theory, acceptance and commitment therapy (act), cognitive behavioural therapy (cbt), strength based therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy (dbt)