Couples Therapist

  • Couples Therapist Sydney.


    Couples Therapist Sydney

    BSW (Hons), Grad Dip (Applied Science.), Gottman Certified

    Hart Centre Certified

    100% Trust and Satisfaction Guarantee In Relationship
    • Sydney CBD
    Accepted Insurance Funds
    • Teachers Health
    • Unihealth
    • Nurses & Midwives Health
    • GU Health
    Specialised Training
    • Bridging The Couple Chasm: Level 1 Gottman therapy
    • Assessment, Intervention and Co Morbidities: Level 2 Gottman Therapy
    • Practicum training: level 3 Gottman therapy
    • Discernment Counselling: Decision making for couples on the brink of divorce
    • Developmental Model for Couples Therapy: Level 1- Introduction
    • Developmental Model for Couples Therapy: Level 2- Advanced Training
    • Master Mentoring program in Developmental Model for Couples Therapy- training and supervision of therapists
    • Emotionally Focussed Therapy level 1 Externship
    • Relational Life Therapy Level 1 – Terry Real
    • Collaborative Couples Therapy
    • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction- MTIA teacher training
    • Trauma Sensitive mindfulness training.
    • Body Wisdom Therapy
    • The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy, Dr Ellyn Bader
    • Gottman Certified Therapist
    Areas of Interest
    • parenting (young children/teenagers)
    • young couples
    • couples with young families
    • new parents bringing baby home
    • senior couples
    • extended families/in-laws
    • cultural differences
    • affairs
    • grief and loss/trauma
    • anxiety
    • depression
    Types of Therapy
    • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
    • Attachment-based
    • Coaching
    • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
    • Compassion Focused
    • Culturally Sensitive
    • EMDR
    • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
    • Experiential Therapy
    • Family / Marital
    • Family Systems
    • Feminist
    • Gottman Method – Gottman Certified Therapist
    • Interpersonal
    • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
    • Motivational Interviewing
    • Multicultural
    • Person-Centred
    • Positive Psychology
    • Psychoeducation
    • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
    • Strength-Based
    • Terry Real RLT
    • Trauma Focused
    About Therapist

    This Hart therapist is supportive, with over 10 years’ experience helping couples move through conflict and difficulty in their relationships. She is passionate about helping motivated couples navigate through a range of issues including; communication issues, conflict, exploring emotional triggers, family issues, reigniting the spark, affairs, betrayals, trust issues, on the brink of divorce, cultural differences, anxiety and depression.

    This Hart therapist most enjoys working with couples who are committed to putting in the effort required both personally and relationally, as this is where lasting change occurs.

    She takes a collaborative and learning approach to work with couples. Each relationship is unique and a human’s individual needs and goals for their relationship matters. She helps couples chart a way forward to get out of being stuck and stop fighting and to build connection, bonding and achieve their goals. Enough loneliness, distance and disengagement!

    She has 3 qualifications- counselling, applied science and an aspect of science devoted to human factors and the manifestation of mental health issues to bodily symptoms.

    In addition, she is trained in multiple therapeutic modalities… because her work as a couple’s therapist is one of her passions. She also supervises and trains therapists in the Developmental Model of couple’s therapy.

    She is a discernment counsellor and she loves helping couples make that very important decision – to stay or go. She is a specialist in this field as she has facilitated teams making complex decisions.

    For couples who are uncertain about whether to divorce or not, she can facilitate the decision-making process, on this important matter. Building trust and good communication are paramount to successful relationships. She helps to build greater connection and care between couples who choose to stay together or to separate amicably, if staying together is not the goal.

    How many years counselling experience do you have?

    Greater than 10 years as a couples therapist and over 20 years working with people in teams.

    What are three strengths you have as a Psychologist/Counsellor?
    1. A tailored and step by step approach
    2. Insightful
    3. Solution focused
    What is the most satisfying and fulfilling part of the work you do?

    Couples work is very rewarding. What I really love is the aha ! pivotal moments which couples have in our work together. These are the pivotal moments that turn a relationship around,  get couples unstuck and move them closer to their goals. They get to understand each other at a deep level.

    What’s an example of a couple you have helped the most?

    A couple with 3 kids on the brink of divorce. They were fighting daily and the distance between them was growing. Initially they were hesitant to come as they were busy and had already tried 3 other therapists. First phase of treatment was deciding whether to stay or go. Second phase was rebuilding love and maintain rituals of connection.

    This couple still sends regular emails full of gratitude. I helped them do some hard work and save their marriage.

    Parking & Accessibility

    Short stroll from St James station, Wynard and St James Station.

    Ample buses on Elizabeth and Castlereagh st.

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    Or to book an appointment, please call 1300 830 552