Advanced Clinical Training in Relational Gestalt Psychotherapy
Member of GANZ, PACFA and VIT
Hakan is a skilled counsellor with many years’ experience. He has professional membership with GANZ, PACFA and VIT, ensuring the quality counselling services clients seek. He has worked in a variety of settings and has extensive experience working with individuals, families and couples as well as children and adolescents.
Hakan believes that people inherently have the resources to feel good and happy. Sometimes patterns develop which interrupt the connection. Hakan works with his clients to develop awareness around these patterns which then allows them to step into their full potential. This can be done in a variety of ways to suit the needs of the client. Developing client awareness, changing stuck patterns, reducing shame and increasing self-compassion are some. This is done always with a warm presence and involves enabling the client to better relate to themselves and to others.
Meeting the client’s needs is where Hakan’s interest lies. He uses an integrated, client centred approach which draws on Gestalt Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Narrative therapy, Psycho education and Solution- Focused therapy. Hakan believes everyone deserves the chance to reach their full potential and gain all the wonder this entails.
Hakan Mapolar has appointments available in the following location: Caroline Springs
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