Bachelor of Counselling
Certificate in Telephone Counselling skills
Certificate in Pastoral Care
Michele is a competent and approachable solution-focused counsellor who has worked with a wide range of clients, including men, women, adolescents, families and couples. She is a member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia and has worked in private practice as a telephone counsellor as well as other counselling and mentoring roles for over ten years.
The biggest step is making the connection, which in itself can be challenging. Michele values the strength it takes to reach out and she will make the experience one in which you feel valued and encouraged to focus on your key strengths and positively move forward to gain the goals you are hoping to achieve.
To work effectively with her clients Michele understands it is about having a supportive and nonjudgmental environment and working collaboratively to find positive and long-lasting solutions for change. Michele adopts many therapeutic modalities of counselling including: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Meditation & Guided Imagery, Solution Focused Therapy, Person-Centred Therapy and Writing Therapy.
Michele has a creative and insightful background and uses an eclectic style to counselling, believing every client is unique; therefore adjusting and tailoring the therapeutic modalities to suit each person individually.
Michele Akerlind has appointments available in the following location: Underwood
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