This Hart therapist has a deep interest in working with couples and individuals to explore the issues and concerns that they are living with individually and within their relationships. She believes building trust and creating a safe therapeutic environment is fundamental. She understands, exploring painful feelings, events, past hurts, memories and relationship distress, takes courage and vulnerability.
She approaches her therapeutic work with high regard for her clients. Working from a non-judgmental, open, insightful, empathic space, drawing from Attachment Theory, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Self Compassion, Mindfulness and Neuroscience. Her practice is client centered and trauma informed.
This Hart counsellor is qualified with over 8 years’ experience. She specialises in relationship counselling and perinatal mental health. She has worked in community and mental health services providing counselling to individuals and couples. She is compassionate and warm, and works together with her clients to facilitate a deeper understanding, clarity – and acceptance of their patterns of behaviour, relationship dynamics, and core beliefs that can cause distress and struggles.
She works collaboratively with individuals and couples helping them to navigate a broad range of issues. Some of these include; communication, grief and loss, coping with life’s transitions, perinatal anxiety and depression, self esteem, blended families, loss of connection and vitality, mismatched libidos and intimacy issues, separation, divorce, anxiety, depression and l. She understands and respects that each person is different, and has unique and diverse needs.
She believes each client is the expert of their own lives and she is there to help guide, facilitate, challenge, invite growth and self awareness, with the aim to support clients in better understanding their relationship differences and personal struggles. She is responsive to each clients needs and collaborates with them in the therapeutic process to support goals they outline to bring about positive change.