Graduate Diploma of Counselling
Member of ACA and PACFA
Jo Distefano is an accomplished counsellor with many years’ experience. She is a member of the Australian Counselling Association as well as PACFA and supervises other counsellors in clinical practice. Jo has worked in a range of diverse settings with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families.
Jo is committed to helping her clients develop effective strategies to address their concerns. She feels passionately about promoting safe and healthy relationships that are premised on security and authenticity. Jo envisages counselling as an opportunity for personal growth. She does this by exploring an area of concern in life and seeking insight into underlying issues and their impacts. Jo works with her clients to create the conditions that make change possible. In this way, each counselling session can develop into a positive and uplifting experience. Jo is committed to helping her clients find new ways to manage life’s challenges, with a focus on safety, health and wellbeing.
Each session with Jo is tailored to meet the clients’ personal therapeutic needs. Jo incorporates many contemporary models of counselling into her practice, including: Narrative Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy. Jo uses an integrated, client-centred approach, and is skilled at helping her clients address a variety of issues.
Jo Distefano has appointments available in the following location: Coolum Beach
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