Help With …
People come to see me for a variety of reasons including help with:
General worries and concerns, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder, performance anxiety, social anxiety, perfectionism, procrastination, avoidance, distraction, school performance.
Mood Problems & Depression
Feeling down, sad, loss of pleasure in usual activities, difficulties with motivation and concentration, lack of energy, hopelessness, lack of feeling.
Body image concerns, eating problems including restrictive eating, binge eating and emotional eating.
Dealing with abuse (emotional, physical, neglect, sexual), dealing with the legacy of abuse, trauma reactions, dissociation, numbness, heightened sensitivity, domestic violence, accidents (e.g. car accidents, natural traumas, assault, break ins).
Finding and forming a healthy, workable relationships (dating and friendships), dealing with difficulties in relationships (with partner, children, family, colleagues, or friends); relationship breakdown, identifying and clarifying expectations and needs.
Bullying, assertiveness, conflict resolution, time management, procrastination.
Child, Adolescent & Family Concerns
Sleep problems, fussy eating, bullying, anger, depression, anxiety, behaviour management, study techniques, exam anxiety, parenting skills.
Grief & Loss
Dealing with the loss of a loved one, friends, role, health.
Including problems with alcohol, drugs, sex, shopping, sleep.
Identifying strengths and values, value based living, authentic happiness.
Dealing with anger and frustration, assertiveness training, coping strategies for anger, mindfulness.
Communication & Assertiveness Training
Teaching you to clearly assess a situation, your feelings, and needs and communicating them in a healthy, non-aggressive, non-confrontational way.
Stress Management Strategies
Relaxation strategies, mindfulness, exercise, breathing, communication and assertiveness training, encouraging a balanced life.
Enhancing/Developing Self-esteem & Confidence
Identifying needs, values, strengths, establishing healthy boundaries.