Areas of Special Interest
Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Guilt, Shame, Grief, Loss, Anger Management, Sexuality, Cultural Identity, Immigration, Work place issues, Work/life balance.
I tailor each session to meet the personal therapeutic needs of each client. The therapeutic approaches I draw on include CBT, Person-Centred, Psychodynamic, Mindfulness, Gottman's Couple Therapy Method.
Individual Therapy (Anxiety, Depression, Grief , Loss, Anger Management, Self-esteem, Stress, Trauma, Sexuality)
Couples Therapy ( Relationship difficulties, Communication, Separation, Affairs, Betrayal, Substance Use)
Intercultural Therapy (Immigration, Minority groups, Cultural issues)
My approach to therapy is warm, caring and client-centred. I provide a compassionate, non-judgemental environment for you to share your concerns. I assist you in gaining insights into the underlying patterns in the area of concern. I am passionate about helping you build your emotional resilience to enable you to work through your challenges, thus empowering you to make more informed choices to allow for change in your life. I am committed to providing you with evidence-based skills and tools to effectively manage your challenges with a focus on health and well-being.
Registrations and Professional Memberships
- Registered Psychotherapist
- ACC Registered
- Masters of Health Science (Psychotherapy)
- Graduate Diploma in Psychosocial Studies
- Diploma in Teaching
- Diploma in Special Needs
Background and Experience
- Clinical experience at Auckland District Health Board (Auckland Sexual Health Clinic)
- AUT Psychotherapy Clinic
- Private practice
- Educational experience at UNITEC (Campus Co-ordinator and Programme Leader)