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Registered Counsellor

Ingrid van der Westhuizen

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Understanding yourself could quite possibly be the most lasting and liberating experience of your life…I see clients for short term counselling or long-term psychotherapy.I create a safe environment for my clients to explore their present life challenges or difficulties, and to help them develop an awareness of their own process. Through this awareness, clients learn to be more authentic, empowered and take more risks in their relationships with others and understand that they always have a choice. During childhood and sometimes later in life, things interrupt our process and we become stuck in fixed patterns and beliefs about ourselves that get in the way of life. We may feel overwhelmed or isolated at times and find it difficult to cope.I believe that everyone has the ability and resources to be in rewarding contact with other human beings and to lead a satisfying and creative life. I am committed to helping my clients become self-aware, as I believe that understanding yourself could quite possibly be the most lasting and liberating experience of your life.I can help you achieve this by drawing on my sound knowledge and skill, using a number of therapies, depending on your therapeutic needs. These include Gestalt Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy and Emotional Focused Therapy.I have done further training in Couples Therapy using the Gottman Method, and I am always seeking to broaden my knowledge and upskill by keeping up to date with my professional development.Please contact me via email, mobile or messenger. Let’s have a talk and see if you think I could be the person to help you. I see clients on a regular basis for the following, but I am not restricted to these only;Individual TherapyCouples and Relationship TherapyFamily Therapy Young Adults Anger ManagementDepression and AnxietyChildhood IssuesPersonal issues and Life TransitionsGrief and LossLGBQTITraumaCommunication Skills, Self Confidence and Low Self Esteem 

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