Sunshine Coast based Counsellor
Specialising in Relationships
Empatherapies aims to provide expert, confidential and affordable counselling and consultancy services to individuals, couples, families, groups and organisations via face to face, phone and internet.
Our deepest purpose is to enrich lives by improving mental well-being and relationships within the community
I am a Counsellor/ Psychotherapist and Director of Empatherapies. My therapeutic style draws on my studies in Psychology, various Psychotherapy Training and Eastern Wellness traditions such as Buddhism and Yoga. I believe this path has chosen me and being a Psychotherapist is my life’s work. It is an honour to assist clients in their healing journeys.
Supporting individuals via face to face, phone or internet in managing stress, anxiety, depression, burnout, relationship difficulties and trauma. Range of evidence based therapies offered to assist in developing strategies to release unhelpful habit patterns, improve coping styles and increase emotional and mental well-being.
Supporting couples in developing greater awareness of each other’s needs, improve communication, conflict resolution as well as strengthen trust, safety and connectedness in their relationship. Utilising Gottman Method, Stan Tatkin’s PACT approach, as well as Imago techniques.
Parenting counselling for couples to facilitate a shared understanding for handling their child(rens)’s difficult behaviours and improve alignment in their parenting. Bringing greater harmony and peaceful interactions to family systems. Based on Circle of Security and Bringing Up Great Kids Parenting Courses.
Range of group work offered upon request for private groups or organisations
Areas of Speciality – Mindfulness Managing mental health conditions – chronic stress, anxiety, burnout, depression & trauma, Parenting – trained parenting group facilitator of Circle of Security, Bringing Up Great Kids Managing challenging child behaviours
Delivering tailored workshops, training forums, speaking engagements and psycho education for community and private organisation
Areas of Speciality:
- Workplace wellness – management of stress, anxiety and reduce burnout
- Mindfulness – improvement of staff mental health and resilience
- Grief & Loss – managing wellness in workplace following bereavement
- Trauma in the workplace – effective trauma response management
- Staff resilience – resourcing professionals in managing challenging in workplace