As a social worker of 30+ years, focusing on mental health, I facilitate a holistic process whereby an individual gains a more comprehensive understanding and insight of who, what and how they are. The treatment allows for "Mindful Resilience" allowing the individual to make optimal, more comfortable and sustainable choices and decisions about their functioning and their lives.
I employ a range of theoretical approaches and techniques which will depend on the underlying issues, the presenting symptoms and importantly what works best for the individual. This may include:- CBT, DBT, Psychodynamic therapy, Transference Focused therapy, Schema therapy and Mindfulness principles.
I have a special interest in working with psychiatric disorders, in particular, Borderline Personality Disorder and Bipolar Disorders.
In addition I provide supervision, consultation and coaching to social work practitioners in both the private and NPO/NGO sectors.