I have had many personal struggles in my life. My journey up until now has been traumatic, challenging, insightful and empowering. With over 10 years experience in counselling, I am a passionate counsellor, psychotherapist and advocate for women and adolescent girls well-being.
My goal is to support all women and adolescent girls to heal from emotional pain, overcome life challenges that gets in their way, learn skills to improve their well-being, plus discover new coping strategies, as well as, find their strength and life purpose.
Bachelor of Social Science (Counselling)
Advanced Certificate in Family & Relationship Counselling.
Advocate for White Ribbon Australia
Member of the Anxiety & Depression Association of Victoria (ADAVIC)
Founder of Women Assist Counselling for Women
Registered with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA), which is a national peak body for counsellor’s and psychotherapists in Australia
My work experience
Women’s Counselling – I have worked with women who have experienced emotional distress, mental health issues and domestic violence. Other issues I have assisted women has been with trauma, relationship difficulties, study and work, stress, grief and loss and loneliness.
Adolescent Counselling – I have had much experience counselling adolescent females. Working in secondary schools where I provided counselling to students. I also coordinated and facilitated a peer support group, which was a safe space for the girls to gain self awareness, improve self esteem. Teaching them coping strategies to reduce self-harm and find ways to deal with life’s difficulties such as, relationships, bullying, study stressors, etc.
Couples Counselling – Relationships are my specialty! I have worked with couples, helping them to listen to each other and gain a clearer understanding of what has gone wrong in their relationship. I have assisted couples to both grow from their from their struggles, heal from their pain, and move forward to where they wanted to be in their relationship.
Trauma Counselling – Strong background in family violence, providing women who have been victims with counselling and emotional support so they can find their voice. I have done case management for victims of crime, working with those who have been impacted by stalking, emotional abuse, physical violence, psychological and financial abuse.
My counselling specialties
Acceptance & commitment therapy
Cognitive behaviour therapy
Dialectical behaviour therapy
Grief & Loss
Victims of domestic/family violence
My promise to clients
I understand that when thoughts are disorganized, it can be challenging to make good choices. I provide non judgmental support and understanding. Together, we will explore your thoughts so you feel less alone and more able to sort out your issues in a productive way.
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