Animal Assisted Play Therapy
More about Inner Journey Counselling Services
Counselling may include techniques and interventions from traditional talk therapy approaches to utilising creative types of activities. For example i may utilise; symbol work, sand play therapy, emotional release processes, imagination, visualisation, body focus, relaxation, drawing, music, imagery or working with clay. I utilise approaches that encourage self awareness for meaning making, clarity and direction for your inner journey.
I have a University Degree in Counselling, i am a qualified Expressive therapist and i have a Diploma in Youth work. I have attended numerous workshops and training events over the years which enable me to work in a diverse way utilising my training, working knowledge and experience with complex and challenging issues.
I have attended extensive training in Animal Assisted Play Therapy and have a therapy cat named "Dobby".
I offer group work utilising Expressive Therapy techniques and activities for personal growth.
I have worked for many years with 'at risk' youth in case management, youth work agencies, youth residential care facilities, youth mental health advocacy and as a foster carer.