I also conduct clinical neuropsychology assessments and cognitive rehabilitation.I have experience of the hospital and rehabilitation setting, including spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke (CVA), and other forms of neurological disorders.
I have developed a keen interest in working with student psychologists, intern and community service psychologists.
Special Interest : Relationship problems, Couple Therapy, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Trauma, Bereavement, Loss, Personal Growth, Parental Guidance, Conflict Management, Anger management, working with terminal patients and their families, supervision Special Interest : I specialise in helping adult individuals deal with anxiety and trauma; couple counselling; stress management; and personal growth and development.
Trauma counselling is vitally important after experiencing a traumatic event to minimize further negative impact on your life.
Special Interest : I am interested in a broad range of mental health issues and work with a range of psychological problems including, but not limited to the following:-Mood disorders such as depression and bipolar-Dual diagnosis -Substance dependency -Stress and anxiety-Loss and Bereavement-Trauma-Life-stage issues (Transitional challenges of adolescence, the emotional impact of retirement, adjusting to life after a divorce, midlife challenges, etc.)-End-of-life issues (Aging, terminal illness, and dying)-Acculturation issues (Assistance with the challenges of integrating cultural issues)-Relationship difficulties-Body image (including disordered eating)-Parental guidance-Learning difficulties (ADHD, ADD)-Childhood disorders-Autism (which involves assistance for families on how to manage challenging behaviour)-Intellectual disabilities (which involves family therapy and support)-Crisis intervention (debriefing after a traumatic event, mobilizing psychiatric resources)-Psychometric Assessments (determining strengths & weaknesses, intellectual & adaptive functioning) Special Interest : I deal with a range of psychological problems including depression, anxiety, obsessions, fears, phobias, panic and guilt.
I have worked with trauma, anxiety, depression, substance use/abuse, parenting, childhood development, attachment, bullying, relationship issues, anger, abuse, infidelity, infertility, identity, adolescent issues, family conflict, divorce, work-related stress, time management, and many other life stressors and relationship problems.
Special Interest : Relationship/couples counselling/understanding and managing anxiety anddepression/personal growth through life transitions/self esteem work/traumacounselling/working through bereavement We all find ourselves embedded within a complex web of importantrelationships.
I provide the following services to adults: Adult individual psychotherapyo Depression (feeling low, hopeless, losing interest in things you used to enjoy)o Anxiety & panic (always feeling worried, poor sleep patterns, feeling on edge)o Trauma (hi-jacking, rape, assault, witnessing an accident)o Loss & bereavement (losing a loved one)o Adjustment & stress (work stress, changing jobs, getting re-married, divorce)o Personal growth (wishing to understand yourself better, feeling stuck)Couples Counselling Pre-marital Counselling I provide the following services to children & adolescents:o Depression (withdrawn, shy, excessive crying, changes in sleep or appetite)o Anxiety (always fearful, shy, not wanting to separate, worrying, school refusal)o Disruptive behaviours (ADHD, tantrums, crying, bullying, excessively disobedient)o Trauma (witness to violence & crime, car accidents)o Stress & adjustment (parents divorce/re-marrying, birth of new sibling, change in school)o Bereavemento Relationship difficulties (bullying, poor self-esteem, parent-child relationship difficulties)o General signs & symptoms: bed-wetting, changes in sleeping & eating I also have a special interest in cognitive & emotional assessments for people of all ages.
These are a series of tasks and activities that help identify areas of thinking and processing that might be below/above average.
Special Interest : My personal areas of interest are working with children and their families in the following areas: * Academic challenges such as suspected ADHD / ADD, reading, writing and mathematical difficulties, exam stress and study methods.* Emotional difficulties such as trauma, anxiety and bereavement.* Issues relating to undesirable behaviour* Career development I have a soft spot for strong-willed and rebellious children.