Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Human Services
Member of ACA
Barb is an accomplished counsellor with over 10 years of experience who also offers supervision to other counsellors. Barb is a member of the Australian Counselling Association and has experience working with a range of individual clients and couples, including carers and those living with a disability. Barb has a lovely, warm, empathic approach that makes her clients feel welcomed, safe and confident in seeking effective counselling support with her.
Barb believes strongly in the power of connecting and listening deeply with compassion and non-judgement, to enable clients to find greater understanding of their concerns. Barb’s aim and focus is to establish a strong working alliance with you, so that you are more able to make the changes you would like to see. Through this exploration of your concerns and challenges, Barb will help you to set goals and tap into your inner strength, and bring about positive growth, greater resilience, wellbeing and happiness.
Each session with Barb meets the client where they are, with a person-centred approach. Barb draws on contemporary modals of counselling therapy including; Emotion-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Informed Practice, Body-Focused Practice, Mindfulness, Creative Therapies and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, to support the clients desire for change and self-empowerment.
Barb Shearer-Jones has appointments available in the following location: Central Coast
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