Therapy for Individuals
During Individual Counselling your Psychologist will provide you with a broad range of coping skills and life strategies to assist you to better manage the challenges that life may be throwing your way.
As difficult as your issues may feel, you are not alone. Many other people have been through the same things and have used counselling to support them on the journey to a more satisfying and happier life.
If you would like to book an appointment for yourself or for a client please click on the purple buttons to the right. Otherwise keep reading about the types of therapies that we offer.
Common Counselling Issues
Our clients often present with the following range of issues
with which we are able to assist:
- NAdjusting to life stressors and maximising happiness
- NAnger Management
- NAnxiety and Stress
- NBipolar Disorder
- NChronic Pain
- NCrisis Intervention
- NEating Disorders
- NFears (Phobias)
- NGrief and Loss
- NIssues affecting Older Adults
- NObsessive-Compulsive Behaviours
- NPanic Attacks
- NPost-natal Depression and Women’s Health
- NPost-Traumatic Stress (following traumatic events)
- NRelationship Issues
- NReturn to Work
- NSleep Management
- NSubstance Abuse and Dependence
- NWeight Loss Management
Counselling Therapies Available
Our experienced psychologists use a variety of Therapy Types, including:
Cognative Behaviour Therapy
CBT assists you to identify and challenge thinking patterns that are unhelpful which may be contributing to unpleasant emotions. Providing strategies that help in the management of emotions is a the core of CBT.
IPT is designed to help manage interpersonal difficulties. This can help your family and you by helping you all in achieving effective communication. IPT can also help you to develop social well-being. This works by putting the focus on unresolved grief, role conflicts, role transitions and social isolation.
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
ACT is a new form of cognitive and behavioural therapy which can assist you to better manage negative emotions and help you to live a more meaningful life.
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
DBT is a type of therapy which supports clients to learn to better manage the strong emotions, which often cause dysfunctional or disruptive behaviours. DBT supports clients to cope with stress, their emotions and to effect positive change on their lives.
Schema Therapy assists in treatment a wide range of mental health concerns in identifying unhelpful patterns of thoughts and behaviours developed from needs not being met in childhood. The Therapy supports clients to develop healthy ways of meeting their needs.
Traumes Focused CBT (TF-CBT)
Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) evidence-based and aims to support those of all ages in developing coping behaviours to manage symptoms following a traumatic experience.
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
EMDR is an evidence based approach to support clients in managing the distress associated with traumatic memories. EMDR involves eye movements in conjunction with processing traumatic memories.
Benefits of seeing a Psycholgist
We all need support at various times in our life. Our friends and family can be great support. However for various reasons you may not have any friends or family that you can ask for support, or they may be part of what you are struggling with. In all cases having an external person who is solely there to support you with proven counselling strategies can make a big difference in your ability to cope and move forward to a more satisfying life.