David Nielsen is a skilled and insightful counsellor with over 20 years’ professional experience. He is a member of the Australian Counselling Association, and has worked extensively in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. David specialises in providing effective therapeutic support to adolescents, individual adults, couples and families.
David is down-to-earth, nonjudgmental and respectful: he creates a safe and trusting environment for his clients to discuss, explore, and resolve their concerns. Even in the most trying of circumstances, David gives his clients the support they need to turn their most challenging circumstances into opportunities for positive change. David equips his clients with practical strategies and workable solutions to all manner of concerns and difficulties. David is especially skilled at helping clients to manage conflict and improve their relationships.
David has a client-centred and outcome-focused approach to counselling. He tailors each session according to his clients’ unique personal needs and situations. David integrates several contemporary modalities of counselling into his practice, including Solution-Focused Therapy, Schema Therapy, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Systemic Family Therapy. He is strongly committed to helping his clients achieve their personal and professional life goals.