About

Rose offers counselling services to people of all ages, with a special interest in childhood and adolescence.

Rose has worked extensively with children for 30 years in education. She is experienced in cultivating a genuine and comforting environment, having worked with people with diverse needs and from all backgrounds. Throughout her career, Rose has developed a nurturing and empathetic approach, particularly necessary when working with children and young people.

Rose is an experienced teacher and qualified counsellor, achieving a Diploma of Counselling from the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC). The skills and expertise that Rose has developed throughout her time in education have flourished into a passion for helping all individuals live more confident and fulfilling lives.

Rose offers bespoke counselling sessions in a calm and safe setting. Her facilities include a dedicated child-centred playroom, reflecting her interest in child play and expressive therapies. In addition, her practice also offers a quiet space for conversation and reflection for clients of all ages.

Rose offers services to a range of clients, including but not limited to:

  • Individuals experiencing anxiety and/or depression
  • Individuals looking to gain more social skills and self esteem
  • Academic confidence
  • Children with behavioural and/or learning issues (eg. ADHD, dyslexia)
  • Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Trauma and crisis management
  • Individuals experiencing grief and loss, and
  • Other individually tailored services.
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Rose’s person-centred approach is informed by a wide range of techniques and influences, including:

  • Expressive and play therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Solution-focused therapy
  • Mindfulness

Qualifications

  • Diploma of Counselling (Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors)
  • Advanced Major – Expressive Therapies
  • Advanced Major -The Child and the Family
  • Bachelor of Education – Primary School Teaching
  • Child Protection and Abuse Prevention Certificate
  • Aboriginal Cultural Appreciation Certificate
  • Practical Philosophy and Mindfulness Level 5.