Graduate Diploma of Counselling
Graduate Diploma of Education
Certificate Emotion Focussed Therapy
Australian Counselling Association
Counsellor / Therapist
Adrian Barker has extensive professional experience working as a counsellor and therapist across a broad range of issues and environments. Adrian has worked in many sectors, including private, government, non-profit, education and corporate. Adrian supports all adult clients, couples and teenagers.
Adrian brings empathy, positive energy and focus into his counselling that empowers his clients to make genuine change in their lives. He listens, and can accept strong and deep emotions but also help clients find the vital pathways to practical solutions when needed. By providing a safe and supported space combined with relevant and accessible ideas from psych education, clients can make sense of turmoil and work towards growth and peace of mind. He is down-to-earth, warm in nature, naturally positive in his disposition but also has a deep understanding and experience with the suffering we can experience in our lives.
Adrian understands that each person is unique in their core beliefs and emotional responses to the world. He incorporates a number of counselling techniques into his practice such as Person Centred, Solutions Focused, Emotional Focused Therapy and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Adrian Barker has appointments available in the following location: West Footscray
Adrian Barker has appointments available in the following location: West Footscray
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