Most individuals come to me for counselling or therapy for a range of reasons. Some will enter therapy to deal with major life changes, such as separation or divorce, whereas others will come seeking help in managing mental health conditions such as bipolar, depression, or anxiety.
Society tends to attach a generic stigma to counselling, often misrepresenting people requiring it, while, in fact, my experience shows that most of my therapy clients are very ‘normal’ human beings who are simply facing choices in their life and are trying to make the right ones, which often feels overwhelming, especially when other people are affected.
A lot of people also look for my support in their search for spiritual growth and development as therapists and spiritual seekers. Others have been referred to me by friends, family, doctors or, in many cases, other therapists looking for a solution for their clients.
When we first meet, we will jointly assess the goals of your treatment, ensuring that you fully understand and appreciate the process involved and, most importantly, your part within that. Very often, in fact almost always, these discussions lead onto subjects far removed from the presenting symptoms that you come with (your reason for seeking therapy) but will always bear relevance to the real, underlying cause(s) of the problem.
I know that my responsibility as a therapist is to facilitate YOU healing YOURSELF. I promise that I will provide you with every tool at my disposal that will empower your self-
The following are problems that are commonly treated in my practice:
ADHD: Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity
Abuse / Survivors of Abuse
Addictions and Compulsions
Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
Adoption / Foster Care Issues
Aggression and Violence
Aging and Geriatric Issues
Blended Family Issues
Caregiver Issues / Stress
Child and Adolescent Issues
Chronic Illness / Disability
Compulsive Spending / Shopping
Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Eating and Food Issues
HIV / AIDS
Health / Illness / Medical Issues
Helplessness / Victimhood
Infidelity / Affair Recovery
LGBT / Gender and Sexual Identity Issues
Men's Issues and Problems
Obsessions and Compulsions / OCD
Oppositional and Defiant Behaviour in Children and Teens
Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
Pregnancy and Birthing
Prejudice / Discrimination
Relationships and Marriage
Sensitivity to Criticism
Sexuality / Sex Therapy
Social Anxiety / Phobia
Young Adult Issues
Please note that any advice offered either on this site or in my practice is not meant to substitute medical advice. For medical advice, please consult a relevant medical professional.
Whatever the reason, it takes real courage for a person to step up and come for therapy, and it takes dedication to see it through to a conclusion. I have such tremendous respect for all of my clients, as I know first hand how tough it can be to make that initial move.