After a traumatic experience, the human system of self-preservation seems to go onto permanent alert, as if the danger might return at any moment.

Our adaptive response(s) are creative and make sense.

As a psychotherapist, I acknowledge the interplay (in)-between our mental, physical, emotional and spiritual realms. Commonly, mental health symptoms [eg. depressed mood, generalised anxiety, panic attacks, chronic pain or sleep disturbances] are pathologically ‘treated’ within the medical model as a stand-alone entity. This outlook disregards the complex processes of inner experiencing and meaning making. My therapeutic approach leans on the somatic-expressive-creative-experiential and invites your curiocity and imagination.

My temperament and work style has been fine-tuned after years of being a practitioner. I can be of service in the post-trauma -healing/growth journey through one on one therapy and group engagements.

I am proficient in accepting that a mental health ‘presentation’(s) is a creative adaptation of our psycho-neuro-biological intelligence. My focus for adults, teens and children alike is to be awe-inspired by our unique super-power(s) for imaginative resourcefulness and integration.

A few examples of recent therapeutic focus with client(s)are listed below -

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  • To strengthen emotional regulation and somatic resourcing to navigate anxiety, depression and unsettle.
  • To explore creative risk-taking through expressive and somatic exploration(s).
  • To befriend imagination and somatic resourcing for trauma memory processing and sensory integration.
  • To re-establish a safe & trusting connection within to heal from abandonment, neglect, coercion and violence.
  • To safely express complex emotions including, shame, guilt, pain, betrayal, abandonment, loss and grief.
  • To bolster self-esteem, self-confidence and self-belief.

Let our spontaneity become a life force and guide us on this path to growth and healing.

The co-created therapeutic spaces [be it for individual(s) or group(s)] evokes playful curiosity, experimental attitude in a trusting relational container. If you are curious to explore further, book time now.

We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything than when we are playing.