With over twenty years’ experience in the field, John Coady is a highly experienced and effective therapist whose practice is focused on enabling his clients to develop useful self-understanding, reduce stress and assist in making changes in their lives. He is an accredited member of the AASW and trained in a number of therapeutic approaches and modalities, and integrates these according to the client's needs and situation. John has extensive experience working with adult clients from diverse backgrounds and has developed an understanding and the required skill to support clients dealing with stressful health changes and life adjustments.
John's work in the counselling field spans areas of emotional trauma and abuse, including neglect and developmental trauma, suicidal ideation, loss and grief, depression and anxiety and family of origin work. John works from a strengths based perspective, keeping in mind that when people struggle with problems, that this does not need to be part of their identity. As a clinician, John is aware and motivated by his duty of care for his clients and their need to find the growth and change that they require. He establishes a non-judgemental and empathic working relationship with thorough assessment and the establishment of clear goals.
John's model of care includes assessment and supportive intervention work to create a plan which supports you. What you can expect from John is a safe, confidential and empathic space to bring your concerns to the discussion. This may be a particular issue for focus or something that may have troubled you for some time. Either way, John will work at your pace and share a conversation with your interests at heart to help you build new skills, cope better, feel freer around what brings you to counselling and find a great way forward.