Ever Forward Counselling Services
Mobile 0459 634 700
Seriously Enjoy Doing Stuff – this is both my personal and professional philosophy for the year 2021. So while we will absolutely work through your problems and concerns, at all times the goal of counselling is not for you to just be okay – but to ensure that you feel content, joyful, challenged, connected and fulfilled in life.
Relationship Counselling, Individual Counselling
I particularly enjoy working with diverse clients and relationships. If you have felt concern about seeking help because you are concerned about judgement, please get in touch. I work with the LGBTIQ community, those in arranged marriage, platonic relationships, open relationships and ethical non-monogamy.
During 2021 I will be releasing a number of online courses which can work in conjunction with counselling or taken as an independent self development activity. Details of coursework and release dates can be found through my website. Feel free to get in touch if you would like updates as these are being developed.
Ericksonian, Existential, Gestalt, Interpersonal, Journal Therapy, Marriage and Family, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred, Solution Oriented, Transactional Analysis
I utilise an integrated approach which incorporates both therapeutic theories, such as Person-centred therapy, Narrative therapy, Solutions focused therapy and Gestalt therapy, alongside knowledge from other fields, gained through study in language, teaching, permaculture and tai chi. Occasionally I may throw in something my mother taught me.
We will usually focus on things that will work for you and not feel like you are trying to think or act like someone else. We will spend time discovering, describing and improving on your strengths, and apply these to not only reduce your problems, but also make sure that you are actually feeling good about your life.
We will focus on hope, doing what works and seriously enjoying doing stuff!
I receive professional supervision, participate in professional development and conduct extensive literature reviews to ensure that I am providing the best services that I can.
I ensure breaks between each of my clients, so that you never feel like I am rushed or not focused on what you need.
Additionally, I have learned over time that taking care of myself allows me to give good service to my clients, with a focus on maintaining good eating, exercise and relaxation practise for myself.
I took the long way around to work in counselling, having worked initially in Secondary Teaching and then moving into management work before finding my calling in counselling.
Following completion of my Diploma in Counselling, I quickly realised that larger organisations were not for me and moved into private practice, where I work with individuals trying to find better ways of doing life and people in relationships seeking new ways to connect and feel affirmed with their partner(s).
Standard appointments run for 50-55 minutes, allowing time for payment and other admin tasks.
Appointments available Monday to Friday from 10am to 7pm.
Availability can be viewed through the booking page of my website for your convenience.
There is plenty of street parking available – though you may need to allow a little extra time for parking during school pick-up or drop-off times as I am opposite a primary school.
Close to the 529 bus route.
Standard Sessions for Individuals and Relationships: $120
For New clients:
Individual Introductory Session - $50
Relationship Introductory Package - $100
Detailed pricing and discounted packages can be viewed through my website.
Cash, Eftpos, Visa, Mastercard and Paypal payment are all available.
Relationship Therapist, Counsellor
I am consistently amazed and awed by the strengths and insights of my clients. Even in the midst of emotional or material difficulties, the ability of people to examine and apply their lifetime of learning to find more positive outcomes is breathtaking. As a registered counsellor now working in private practice, my role is to journey with you, offering differing perspectives and models which will aid you in finding your own way forward....