Therapies Offered

INDIVIDUALS

With everyday life, people tend to forget that life should be led with the right balance.  On a day to day basis, someone is encountering something which can cause an immense amount of stress, burnout, tension, anxiety, trauma, nervous breakdown, depression, addiction and so forth.  These factors can be the cause of other issues in your life. Let me help you gain your self-confidence, strength, control and self-worth back so that you can deal with a problem head on before it piles up and you don’t know what to do.

“But there was no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bore witness that a man had the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

COUPLES/RELATIONSHIPS/MARITAL

Do you feel yourself growing apart from your partner? Are you constantly arguing/fighting over the same issue? Do you want to rekindle what you once had? Have you forgotten the three aspect rule of being a couple (me, you and us).  Couples feel the pressure within their relationships, many aspects could be the cause, like: work, children, extended families, changing lifestyles, moving, divorce, marriage, a third party, pre-retirement and retirement adaptation.

“Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him. By his love he is enabled to see the essential traits and features in the beloved person; and even more, he sees that which is potential in him, which is not yet actualized but yet ought to be actualized. Furthermore, by his love, the loving person enables the beloved person to actualize these potentialities. By making him aware of what he can be and of what he should become, he makes these potentialities come true.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

ADOLESCENT AND CHILD-CARE DEVELOPMENT

Growing up children start to develop/have physical, psychological, emotional and social needs.  Parents and teachers invest life’s values and morals into them to the best of their ability, however children do grow up being exposed to the different environment.  They go through challenges with which they could battle with, feelings of confusement, peer pressure, bullying amongst others.  Children might not feel too comfortable talking about certain aspects they encountering with the people closest to them.  This is were I will be able to listen, understand and guide them through their feelings.

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
― Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

PARENTAL GUIDANCE

Do you as parents understand your child’s generation and does your child understand your generation?  Does your child only persevere because you put pressure on them?  Are you and your child friends?  Parents may find themselves in situations in which they cannot understand that although I bring my child up with morals and values, they don’t seem to live their lives that way.  When last have you sat down with your child and spoken to them about their feelings or do you lead by authority. 

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.”

― Viktor E. Frankl

SEXUAL PREFERENCE ADAPTATION (LGBTIQ)

Society, cultures and families place many rules and expectations on people, thereby not allowing them the freedom to live their lives to the full potential of who they truly are.  This can lead to feelings of sadness, unhappiness, withdrawing or even making a decision just to satisfy society, cultures or families.  Are you battling to identify with yourself due to reasons outside of who you are?  What does your inner being seek?  Many questions linger and a person could find themselves stuck. People sometimes do not realize the repercussions of their decisions, so before you find yourself making an irrational decision, let’s work on a way forward together.

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

“Ultimately, man should not ask what the meaning of his life is, but rather must recognize that it is he who is asked. In a word, each man is questioned by life; and he can only answer to life by answering for his own life; to life he can only respond by being responsible.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

PRE-MARITAL

To get married or not to get married is the question asked.  This therapy will help couples journey towards a healthy relationship so that they can work on a stable and strong marriage. It also helps couples iron out current issues which they find causes unnecessary and trivial problems during marriage. Therapy will help guide you on how to communicate better with your partner, deal with any unwanted anger, share your beliefs and values, understanding your roles in marriage, the importance of spending time together, making decisions together and so forth.

“Those who have a 'why' to live, can bear with almost any 'how'.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

DIVORCE

One of the most painful decisions to make which does not only affect the couple but also the children and the rest of the family.  Whether you are heading for a divorce or already divorced, that unsettled feeling still lingers. This therapy will help guide you on how to try to adapt with your ‘new’ life, help you go on every day and help couples make decisions with decency.  People’s lives change drastically, not just financially and legally but also emotionally and mentally.  Many individuals don’t grasp the enormity of a divorce until it’s all over. Therapy will help take you through this journey and guide you on how to deal with your stress, anger, emotional turmoil and depression. 

“It did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us. We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life—daily and hourly. Our answer must consist, not in talk and meditation, but in right action and in right conduct. Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems and to fulfill the tasks which it constantly sets for each individual.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

 PRE-RETIREMENT CONCERNS AND RETIREMENT CONCERNS

Are you fearful about the word retirement?  Have you prepared yourself emotional or just financially?  Bring forward your fears and let’s build this retirement adventure together.

Retired?  If so, what are you feeling?  Lost, worthless, empty, alone or even feeling like you have everything but nothing?  Have you forgotten or missed the excitement into this journey, let me help you rekindle this new chapter in your life. 

“Life is never made unbearable by circumstances, but only by lack of meaning and purpose.”
Viktor E. Frankl

ADDICTION

Feeling alone, feeling overwhelmed, feeling anxious or stressed, feeling like you have nowhere to turn and find your coping mechanism in addiction, be it from alcohol, drugs, gambling or anything that you find comfort in to help you cope better in life not realizing the repercussions?  Talk to me, let’s work on a coping mechanism together, one that will make you feel energized and one that will make you want to take back your sense of belonging.

WORK STRESS/ADAPTATION

Within the work environment, people deal with many different personalities. Sometimes they find that they bang heads constantly due to their own beliefs. Therapy will help you work not just understanding people’s personalities but also adjusting as well as seeing the difference between being personal and professional within the working environment.

Do you take work stress home? How is this impacting on your life? I will help guide you with this balance. People don’t realize that even though most of our time is spent at work, it is not what we should live for. 

“Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation.”
Viktor E. Frankl 

BEREAVEMENT

The death of a loved one is one that we can never overcome; it is always the ones who are left behind that suffer the greatest of heartaches.  In the living years, we form part of each other’s puzzles, when one piece is missing, the adjustment becomes almost unbearable and the thought of a new puzzle being made is an almost unsettling thought, as if we are cheating the one that has left us.  The first bereavement of someone close to you can make one fear other bereavements and resisting the acceptance of the inevitable.  

“In some way, suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning, such as the meaning of a sacrifice.”
Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning


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