Specific experience and training
My experience has been deepened by clients who have presented with varied issues and problems including transgendered clients who are questioning their journey, enjoying their journey and completed their journey and of course their spouses who come for couples counselling throughout transition.
I also have gay and lesbian clients, again who may be unsure of their sexuality and just need someone who is non judgemental to listen without prejudice to their fears and anxieties and their hopes for the future.
My work brings me into contact with couples who live a very different lifestyle to the 'norm': those who prefer an open relationship, a polyamorous one and some clients who prefer a celibate life.
My client work includes: abuse, addiction,anxiety, bereavement, bullying, depression, eating disorders, emotional abuse, gender or identity issues, low self esteem/confidence, relationship issues, sexual abuse, sexuality, stress, trauma and various work related issues.
Alphabetic list of issues worked through with clients
Addictions/Compulsive behaviours, Anger Management, Anxiety/ Panic Attack, Autistic Spectrum, Bereavement/Grief, Bipolar Disorder, Cancer, Childhood Sexual Abuse (Survivors), Chronic Physical Illness, Co-Dependency, Coming Out Issues, Compulsive Behaviours (Sex, Gambling, Spending, etc), Cross Dressing / Transvestism, Cultural/Ethnic Issues, Dating And Relationship Skills, Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Eating Difficulties/ Anorexia/ Bulimia, Erectile Difficulties, Gender Identity Concerns, HIV / AIDS, Homophobic Bullying, Insomnia/ Sleep Disorders/ Apnea, Intimacy Issues, Identity Concerns, Learning / Physical Disability issues, Menopause, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Post Traumatic Stress, Rape/ Sexual Assault/ Sexual Trauma, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem / Confidence, Sexual Arousal/ Desire Difficulties, Sexual Problems / Dysfunction / Desire Discrepancies, Shame / Guilt, Stress Management, Suicidal Behaviour / Ideation, Transgender, Trauma, Weight Loss / Management / Obesity, Workplace Issues.