Counselling

Individual Counselling

There are times we know something is wrong but we cannot name it or make sense of it. Or we know what is troubling us but find it awkward to talk to someone about it, afraid what our loved ones or friends or even a counsellor might think.

What will happen if we continue to ignore what is troubling us? What will the impact be on our selves, our relationship with loved ones, our jobs? How will we feel about the situation if we set the issue aside for another week, month or year?

I work together with you to:

  • discover the sources of your problems
  • make meaning of what you are going through
  • find new perspective to your situation
  • make better choices
  • learn new and effective coping styles

I see clients for short term and long term work. Sessions are either in person or via Skype video calls. During sessions, we work together to address your concerns and how the issues can be solved, keeping your best interest in mind. Everyone has unique stories, with their own different ways of healing and personal growth. It is never possible to know how long it will take to work through an issue. Generally, for short term work, therapy can last from one to eight one-hour sessions. Throughout therapy I check with you to see if you are getting what you want from therapy, offer feedback, and address any worries you may have.

Couples Counselling

People come to couples counselling for different reasons. The communication between the couple have become negative, or one partner has had an affair. The couple may seem to have become more like roommates than a married couple, or they both do not know how to resolve their differences. Disappointment, anger and fear begin to replace initial hope.

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During sessions I work with both partners:

  • to be aware on how they are interacting with one another
  • on how to de-escalate arguments and communicate more effectively
  • on re-building relationship and focusing on its strengths
  • on how to cope with conflicts and manage major life events   

The sooner issues between a couple are addressed, the easier they are to work out. The sessions are a safe space where both you and your partner are able to express your needs and feelings across to each other, without the fear of being attacked or criticized. An initial session will enable you and your partner to discover if couples counselling is a way forward for you.

Getting Started and Fees

The decision to start therapy can feel overwhelming. However, actively engaging with the counsellor on what we want from therapy and finding out more about therapy will help us feel at ease. Seeking professional help is a big step and can bring relief.

To help you make sense of the therapy process, please click the Getting Started button.

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When you listen generously to people they can hear the truth in themselves, often for the first time. ~ Rachel Naomi Remen

 

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Counselling
Client Focus

Gender: All
Age: Adults, Elders
Language: English, B. Melayu

Concerns & Issues:
Anger Management
Anxiety, Fears & Stress
Behavioural Issues
Career Guidance
Coping Skills
Depression & Sadness
Family Difficulties
Life Transition & Personal Growth
Loneliness
Loss and Grief
Managing Emotions
Marital Difficulties
Self Esteem
Relationship Issues