Our Approach

Scott and Gerlinde’s combined experience is brought to bare on individual client
situations through their ability to collaborate in case reviews., subject to client approval.
Their combined experience ensures the best possible outcomes for clients. Our work is
based on evidence based practice. Both Scott and Gerlinde are actively involved in the
academic world through teaching psychology and counselling higher education
students. Scott is also a Psychology Board approved supervisor.

Our Approach to our clients

We firstly focus on ensuring the therapeutic relationship developed with our client is suitable for the clients specific goals as research suggest this is one of the most important indicators of effective therapy.

We use ‘evidence-based therapies’ in our work including but not limited to the modalities below:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Solution Focused Therapy

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Narrative Therapy

Gottman & Gottman Couple Therapy (Level 1 accredited)

Bowen Family Therapy

Person Centred Therapy

Why People Come to See Us

When seeking to engage with a therapist clients often have a variety of goals.

These might include:

Reducing conflict and improving the quality of a couple relationship

Needing strategies for coping with anxiety and / or depression, and developing resilience

Support through separation

Minimising and managing the impact of challenging behaviours

Repairing relationships between family members

Healing following a significant loss

Reducing symptoms of distress