MA; TEP (AANZPA); MNZAC; Regd Psychotherapist
Key strands in my working life are community development, staff training and organisational development and counselling/psychotherapy. I am a certificated Trainer, Educator and Practitioner (TEP) and Psychodramatist, I am a staff member of the Wellington Psychodrama Training Institute and for 15 years have facilitated a range of psychodrama experiential and training programmes. I have 15 years experience as senior tutor on a Diploma in Applied Counselling and Degree in Applied Social Science (Counselling) with a teaching emphasis on therapeutic group work, psychodrama and psychodynamic counselling and working with families and couples.
My current private practice comprises: counselling and psychotherapy with individuals, couples and families; clinical and professional supervision, and coaching and mentoring including conflict resolution and mediation. I design and facilitate a range of personal and professional development workshops.
I work with the everyday problems of human existence which can be expressed as “How to feel good about myself” and “How to get on with others”. Presenting problems in my clinical work might be depression and anxiety; self criticism and loss of self esteem; trauma; addictive habits; worrying about the future; work stress and related issues; life transitions; family and parenting issues; separation and infidelity; sexuality; loss and grief; living with life threatening disease; ageing.