Services I Offer
Play Therapy for Children
A Happier, Healthier Child
Children communicate primarily through play as it comes so naturally to them. Play therapy is a well establish therapeutic approach which can help a child work through social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. This approach can be introduced to children from 3 to 15 years old, depending on the child's developmental stage. Areas of difficulty where children may particularly benefit from engaging in play therapy with a trained therapist can include family separation, divorce, trauma, grief, emotional difficulties such an anxiety and sexual abuse.
Parents are included throughout the child's therapy journey and regular feedback meetings takes place between the therapist and the child's primary carers to ensure that we are all working togther to support your child.
Individual Therapy For Adults
Here For You
People seeks therapy for many different reasons and it's important to find a professional with whom you are comfortable with. It's never too late to seek therapeutic support and my practice welcomes adults of all ages and genders, providing short and long-term individual therapy.
I work from a person-centered approach, drawing on solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and motivational interviewing. Each session and method is always tailored to a client's specific needs. I guide my clients every step of the way and implement various methods to help them develop new attitudes towards all of life’s most complex matters. Areas which I am experienced in treating include grief, childhood sexual abuse, mood disorders, trauma, relationship/parenting difficulties, family separations/divorce and personal growth.
Systemic Family Therapy
Every family has difficulties. Family therapy can be a safe, containing space in which people can talk and listen to each other about sometimes very painful and difficult experiences. The aim of family therapy is to help find ways for family members to help each other. During therapy sessions, we’ll work to solve current problems and improve positive thinking and behavior. I will help family members “re-frame”their reactions and provide valuable tools to cope with various obstacles.
Family Law Matters
Support, every step of the way
Facing legal proceedings can often can be a daunting and stressful process, especially where there are disputes regarding the welfare of a child. One of the unique aspects of being a Social Worker in private practice is that I am experienced and certified to provide welfare consultations and independent forensic assessments. I specialise in matters such as care and contact, relocation and risk assessments.
As an independent service provider for the Department of Justice, providing high quality, ethical and independent social work interventions is an integral aspect of my private practice.