Leonie Stewart is a highly accomplished counsellor with over 25 years’ professional experience. Leonie hold full membership with the Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia. Leonie is committed to helping her clients find their way forward into a happier life full of possibilities, meaning, and enhanced relationships. She provides effective therapeutic support to young people, individual adults, families and couples.
Leonie genuinely listens, and understands that life can sometimes feel difficult and complicated. She creates a safe and trusting space for her clients to explore their thoughts, feelings and beliefs about what’s happening in their lives. Leonie supports her clients with insightful feedback and practical strategies to help them regroup, assess options, and make life choices that sustain optimal health and wellbeing. Leonie believes that each client is the expert on their own experience. She is dedicated to collaborating with her clients as they work through concerns by encouraging them to harness their inner strength, knowledge, and the courage to move forward in life.
Leonie takes a person-centred approach to counselling, and tailors each session by providing a combination of tools and techniques unique to each client’s needs and circumstances. She draws on a number of highly effective therapeutic modalities in her counselling practice. Techniques she uses include Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Focusing-Oriented Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Therapy.