Lauren Sokolski Individual & Relationship Counsell
Mobile 0423 932 200
I believe that each person has the potential to live an authentic and meaningful life. What I love about counselling is that it gives me the opportunity to participate in each person's journey of self-discovery. It is a privilege for me to be able to facilitate this journey and be a witness to each person's blossoming. This is true for both individuals and couples. I practice with great attention to confidentiality, respect and acceptance of who you are and where you may be in your life.
Counselling is a collaborative process which allows you to explore your issues in depth and to find new ways of handling them. You are the expert in your own life and I believe that change occurs best in an authentic client-therapist relationship. I am honest and transparent in my work with you and always treat you with respect and non-judgemental acceptance of where you are in your life.
Developmental, EMDR, Interpersonal, Marriage and Family, Person Centred, Psychodynamic, Trauma-Informed
I practice from a holistic approach, which means I take into account the whole of YOU: the way you think, how you feel, your dreams, values and beliefs, the impact that family issues have on you, both past and present, job stresses, cultural background, migration experience, health issues and anything else which might be significant.
I am committed to working with you so that you can move towards creating balance in your life and feel greater life satisfaction.
Having had the experience of my own therapy and counselling over the years, I understand the sense of vulnerability that comes with revealing the deeper aspects of yourself to someone else. The extensive professional development I have participated in has kept me up to date with current trends in the field as well as rounding out my skills, providing a strong foundation for my naturally intuitive sense as a therapist. I also participate in peer group supervision.
I have 30 years counselling experience which includes working with cancer patients and their families, supporting them through the difficult stages of diagnosis, treatment, recovery and death.
I have worked extensively with individuals and couples, addressing a wide range of issues.
I teach a supervision course for professionals as well as provide clinical supervision to other professionals.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, day and evening appointments available.
Bentleigh: Ample parking.
Accessible by train and bus.
Elsternwick. Accessible by tram and train.
Easy walk from train station and tram.
Caulfield North: Ample parking.
Easy walk from Balaclava Road, trams 3 or 16.
$175 per session
Medicare Rebates available.
Cash or bank transaction.
Relationship Therapist, Counsellor
My approach is holistic which means that I take into account the whole of you – the way you think, how you feel, your dreams, values, beliefs, the impact of family issues on you, job stresses, cultural background, migration experience, health issues and anything else which might be significant.
My clients tell me they appreciate my gentle yet honest approach. I practice with respect for you, understanding that your journey is unique and accepting where you are in your life. I guide you accordingly to work at a pace that is...