Counseling for adults. I will empathetically walk a road with you helping you on your journey of self discovery of your true Identity . I will assist you in dealing with your trauma or any other issues preventing you from excelling at life without triggers or any other hinderances.
I make use of the following principles of therapy and ideologies.
CARKHUFF 8 CORE CONDITIONS : Respect, Warmth / specificity, Empathy, Genuineness, Self Disclosure, Concreteness, Confrontation, Immediacy.
The needs that motivate human behaviour, as proposed by Maslow with his five step model.
Eric H Erikson - Socio-Emotional Development.
Transactional Analysis identified and formulated theory by Eric Berne. Modern Transactional Analysis theory operates as; a Theory of Personality; a Model of Communication; a Study of Repetitive Patterns of Behaviour.
Egan’s three stage model of problem solving used to help counselee's look at the solutions they have chosen in a realistic way. It gives the counsellor a framework to help the counsellee to make plans that are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely (SMART goals )
Karpman’s Drama Triangle .
Gestalt - Principles, proximity, similarity, figure-ground, continuity, closure, and connection, describing how humans perceive visuals in connection with different objects and environments. Projection exercises, methods and empty chair role play.
Carl Jung : Looking at Religion, Spirituality, & Personal Meaning and how it manifests from the psyche’s yearning for a balanced state of consciousness and unconsciousness simultaneously. Focusing on specific archetypes and patterns that dictate how people process psychic images. Drawing exercises and practical activities.
Bessel van der Kolk : Vagal system and trauma. Dealing with shame and guilt and feelings of worthlessness and abandonment. EDMR and other trigger releases for trauma held within the body.
Cognitive behavioural therapy with exercises and homework that motivates healthy habits and patterns.
The Philippi Model a Christian Integrated Transpersonal Approach : (Base on Mathew 5:1-12 Beatitudes )
ADVANCED CERTIFICATE IN CHRISTIAN COUNSELLING LEVEL 3 with focus on Listening / mirroring / empathetic / non- judgemental / accountability
Brene Brown : Vulnerability, authenticity, connection and dealing with shame, guilt and boundaries.
James Pennbacker : Writing therapy, journaling and telling your story to heal.
Henry Cloud and John Townsend : dealing with Boundaries .
Dr Kristen Neff : Perfectionism, self acceptance/esteem and being kind to yourself self, compassion and taking care of your needs first.