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Petra de Kleijn

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Bio Petra De Kleijn – Counsellor – Coaching – Training – Supervision  Petra runs her own private practice and is happy to help anyone identify the changes they want for their life, then co-construct meaningful and realistic goals. Petra is a Counsellor and Solution Focused practitioner and works alongside her clients in the creative process of “what is wanted”.She is ready to work alongside you and co-construct steps in the right direction, to help you to escape the cycle of endlessly analysing and reacting to problems. Feel free to contact Petra to begin a therapy which has successfully changed people’s lives forever. Info: Trainer and Guidance Counsellor for Families, Adults, Adolescents and Children dealing with issues ranging from family, relationship, grief & loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, family, addiction, domestic violence, sexual abuse, psychological, emotional abuse, cross cultural challenges, workplace issues, career change and isolation.Contracted Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Counsellor offering counselling for employees and their family members, workplace counselling. Experienced Trainer for Management and Staff of various major organisations, as well as responding to Rapid Response Jobs – Debriefing after Critical Incidents or Events. Petra is also available to lead workshops in Solution Focused Therapy in which she caters training to the needs of participants in a workplace, schools, and/or other group setting. Petra works deeply with her clients to find solutions within times of despair or crisis. She offers guidance, support, and positive management, which allows her clients to regain clarity and direction. Her person-centred approach helps her clients to map a personal path to success. Experience:Petra works as a Social Worker and Guidance Counsellor for more than 16 years. During these years she has worked successfully with Children, Adolescents, Individuals and Families – all dealing with an array of issues. She has navigated problems, ranging from smaller scale issues to serious mental health issues. Petra has a lot of experience working with people from different cultures and backgrounds. She has worked in The Netherlands, Indonesia, East Timor, Solomon Islands, Australia, and The Philippines. Petra has also worked alongside various communities as a trainer / coach in Sumba, a remote Indonesian Island. She project-managed with the support of the local community, to create four primary and pre-schools now run sustainably by locals.In the Solomon Islands, she designed and managed a Youth at Risk rehabilitation project. She supported at-risk youth to build their own Training Centre – now utilised as a primary school during the day, and for vocational training after-hours. Info:



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