Psychological Therapy & Counselling

Each psychologist is unique in the kinds of strengths, concerns, areas they have special interest in. Here are some of the following that Helen usually sees for her clients:

 

  • Depression

  • Anxiety (panic attacks, phobias, OCD etc.)

  • Lifestage transition/adjustment difficulties

  • Stress management

  • Trauma (eg. abuse, accidents, natural disasters)

  • Mood problems & behavioural difficulties

  • Academic/performance difficulties 

  • Self-esteem/Identity formation difficulties

  • Migration, cultural sensitivities, cultural psychology

  • Relationship/Social difficulties

  • Pain management difficulties

  • LGBTQIA concerns

  • Personality difficulties

  • Parenting issues 

Types of Therapies, Techniques & Theoretical Modalities

All psychologists are trained in a number of evidence-based therapies - some more popular and well-known, some more specific and unique. Helen particularly enjoys drawing from the following therapies to suit your needs, personality and learning style:

  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Grief and Bereavement Counselling

  • Schema Therapy

  • Trauma-focussed Cognitive Therapy & EMDR

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy

  • Solution-Focused Therapy

  • Mindfulness

  • Relaxation techniques (Deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation etc.)

  • Family Systems Theory 

  • Attachment Theory

  • Positive Psychology; Strengths

Types of Concerns