Advanced Certificate of Relationship Counselling
Diploma of Psychotherapy
Master of Arts (Counselling)
Master of Social Work
Jeanette Shepherd is a professionally skilled and supportive counsellor with over 35 years’ experience. Jeanette believes that counselling is not only for people experiencing a crisis or a challenging life transition, but also for people who are wanting to explore issues in their lives and seeking to improve the quality of their relationships. Jeanette works with individual adults, couples, and families, using highly effective methods to help her clients manage life’s challenges, including relationship difficulties and trauma related experiences.
Jeanette recognises the unique life experience of every person that she meets, and she draws upon a range of approaches and strategies to enable each client to explore the issues that bring them to counselling. She works with clients at their own pace, to help them understand their past experience and current situation, and set goals to achieve the outcomes that they desire.
Jeanette uses on a range of approaches in her counselling practice. According to the presenting issues she will draw on Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. Jeanette also uses a broad selection of psycho-educational resources to enhance her practice. Jeanette provides outreach services as appropriate when the client has limited mobility or is unable to travel to her counselling office.
Jeanette Shepherd has appointments available in the following location: Diamond Creek
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