Services I can offer you and your family
For adolescents and adults.
Individual Psychotherapy Therapy is a joint process between a therapist and a person in therapy. Common goals of therapy can be to inspire change or improve quality of life. People may seek therapy for help with issues that are hard to face alone.
Sand Play Therapy
For teens, tweens and adults.
In Sand Play Therapy the Therapist provides a wet or dry tray filled with sand and a variety of miniatures and figurines on many surrounding shelves – something from all walks of life – to build a picture in the sand with.
This highly specialized technique creates a means to profound depth!
For some, certain experiences feel betrayed by verbal expression simply and can only be honoured symbolically & in the sand.
Sand Play Therapy is for young and more mature of age!
‘We don’t stop playing, because we grow old;
We grow old, because we stop playing..!’
For children under 10 years.
Play is a natural and spontaneous part of our lives – for children and adults alike! During play children learn about their physical surroundings, their own capabilities and limitations, social rules and the difference between fantasy and reality. In play, children interact with toys and other people as they enter new experiences and rehearse new skills. In addition, play is one way children learn to communicate and can show others things that are too complicated to say.
For all children, adolescents and adults.
Puppet Therapy is a play technique that helps children express feelings, reenact anxious events, try out new, more adaptive behaviours and overcome inhibitions.
Many of us walk around plagued by core wounds that keep repeating themselves in different ways and forms.
This treatment facilitates an understanding of how the past influences the present – once we know the reasons why we do things, we have more freedom to make different and more conscious and positive choices.
Marriage Counselling / Couples Therapy
In Marriage Counselling / Couples Therapy a couple – however put together – can gain new perspectives about each other, the way they relate to each other and connect with each other.
In this way, learning new ways of being apart (as individuals), as well as new ways in their Togetherness.
The Therapy Room is safe place for a Couple to explore their vulnerabilities together.
It also becomes a space that can be internalised so that a Couple learns how to recreate this sense of safety for themselves at home and in other spaces.
Marriage Counselling / Couples Therapy also teaches the necessary skills to a Couple to address and manage communication, conflict and triggers within the relationship in a healthy and sustainable way.
Every Couple goes through phases in their relationship when difficulties are experienced. More often than not – when a Couple is prepared to work in the relationship in a conscious way – this is when a Couple needs help to work through it.
It is how these times are consciously navigated that determines the outcome.
We invest in what is important to us – our marriage, or most intimate relationship, is no different!
Parental Guidance may be helpful to parents in order to learn how to redirect their children’s inappropriate behaviour.
And to help guide their children to learn to take responsibility for themselves and be accountable for their own behaviour.
Conscious Parenting requires parents’ conscious intention to parent in a manner that creates room for the awareness that as parents, our way of doing and thinking, have a major impact on our children.
As well as the willingness to acknowledge, and sometimes adjust to, our children’s emotional needs.
Conscious Parenting entails realizing that children learn by what we do and through our example – not by what we say and preach.
HEART-CENTERED HYPNOTHERAPY is psychotherapy in a relaxed state of consciousness to get underneath self-sabotaging patterns of behaviour and agreements made in childhood that are now tripping up the adult. The client is fully aware of his or her surroundings and interacts with the therapist with the goal of opening a door between the subconscious and the conscious mind in order to effect life-long transformation. This is one of the most direct ways to re-program those internal tapes that play in the mind and control behaviour. People emerge from these sessions feeling free of their inner judgment, shame, guilt, anger, grief, jealousy, abandonment, loneliness, and anxiety.
Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a psychotherapy developed by Francine Shapiro, which emphasizes disturbing memories as the cause of psychopathology and alleviates the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). EMDR is used for individuals who have experienced severe trauma which remains unresolved.
This powerful short-term therapy is highly effective for a wide range of disorders including chronic pain, phobias, depression, panic attacks, eating disorders and poor self-image, stress, worry, stage fright, performance anxiety, recovery from sexual abuse and traumatic incidents.