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Specialising in women’s health, and working with mothers throughout pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Individual Therapy

I am currently accepting new clients. Please get in touch if you would like to book a session with me.

Individual therapy sessions are provided in a safe and confidential environment, allowing you the opportunity to work through difficult thoughts, emotions, feelings and memories. You might be feeling stuck and not sure about your goals or what you want to get out of therapy – this is natural. Together we can work through tailored strategies and ideas, making a unique plan to help you to get to a place where you feel like you understand what is happening to you and can move forward more freely.

I work with individuals 18 years and older.

  • Perinatal mental health and wellbeing, including pregnancy related issues, birth preparation and previous birth trauma
  • Transition to motherhood
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Chronic pain
  • Pelvic pain
  • Anxiety
  • Low mood and depression
  • Trauma
  • Stress and burnout
  • Workplace issues
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Vulvodynia and vaginismus

I may be able to help with areas or concerns not listed above. Please get in touch to discuss.

When you contact me, I will get in touch with you for a free 10 minute chat to help us figure out whether I am the best person to work with you. This might depend on what your needs are, and also whether my approach and training/expertise would be best suited to you. If I am not the right person for you, I will try to recommend another service to help you.

When we meet, time will be spent getting to you know you and what you are struggling with. We will look at what might help you to feel less ‘stuck’, and I will suggest different strategies to help you to make sense of what is going on.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is the main type of therapy I use in sessions, along with Compassion Focussed Therapy (CFT) for individuals who might be struggling with self-criticism or showing themselves kindness. Concepts from Attachment and Polyvagal theories are often discussed in my sessions. If we are working with relationship concerns, Transactional Analysis (TA) can often also be helpful.

Therapy is provided in a safe, private and confidential space, and may be offered weekly or less frequently depending on your needs and wants, and the stage we are at in our work together. Therapy can be challenging and uncomfortable at times – this is often an indication that we are developing and growing.

50 minute session
$160

These fees are payable via internet bank transfer.

For individual therapy, at least 24 hours notice of cancellation is required, or the fee will be charged. If we are unable to meet due to a COVID lockdown, then you will be offered online therapy (teletherapy). If you choose not to go ahead with teletherapy you will be given a full refund.

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Workshops for Women and Parents

Please enquire directly with me if you are interested in a workshop or training event, or keep an eye on the website for topics and dates.

Some of the topics I can cover are:

  • Antenatal and postnatal mental health for parents-to-be and new parents, including issues such as attachment, bonding with baby, parenting styles, managing our own challenging emotions and learning how to be present.
  • Nurturing ourselves as mothers on this journey of matrescence, including focussing on self-care and self-compassion and changing identities.
  • Managing relationship dynamics and challenges for parents.
  • Preparing for birth, including discussing birth anxiety, pain and understanding pain, how to manage when it doesn’t go to plan, and the importance of debriefing and aftercare.
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