I consider the human experience through the lens of a holistic model, containing five aspects of human life -the body, the mind, the spiritual dimension, the community, and the environment. The intent of my mindful approach to therapy and counselling is to integrate these five aspects.
My work has shown me over time that most people desire to live a life in harmony with themselves, their significant others and the world around them. I believe that my approach to therapy and counselling can help you to find your place in the world, especially when you are experiencing grief as a result of profound losses, expected or unexpected life transitions.
As a psychotherapist, I am above all a person with my own values, past and present experiences of suffering and joy and I mindfully use myself in accompanying my clients. Being self-aware allows me for a greater acceptance of my clients’ own experiences and for a compassionate presence and empathic understanding of the stories they share with me.
I strongly believe in the healing power of fostering mindfulness and self-reflection in the presence of a compassionate therapist. I have learnt that through a mindful and trusting client-therapist relationship it is possible to create meaning out of loss and difficulties we encounter and to facilitate health and resilience.