Peter Foster is a highly skilled and client-centred counsellor, with many years of professional counselling experience. He is a member of the Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia, and PACFA’s College of Relationship Counselling; additionally, Peter is registered to provide counselling support to National Disability Insurance Scheme participants. Peter has worked in a range of settings with a diverse array of clients. He specialises in providing effective therapeutic counselling to young people, adults, couples and families.
Peter is committed to helping his clients achieve their life and relationship goals. He believes that his clients are the experts on their own lives; they have their own experience, knowledge, skills and personal strengths. Peter’s collaborative approach helps his clients to identify goals that will promote desired change, and develop strategies that will provide focus. He also provides practical tools that support his clients’ new choices, actions and activities. This solution-focused approach ensures that issues are dealt with effectively, and personal goals are achieved. Additionally, Peter regularly gives and invites feedback from his clients to encourage an ongoing, shared assessment of the client’s progress and sense of wellbeing.
Peter draws on a variety of evidence-based counselling methods in his practice, and tailors sessions around each client’s needs and feedback. Therapeutic techniques that Peter uses include: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Person-Centred Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Emotion-Focused Couple Therapy, Systemic Family Therapy, and Structural Family Therapy.
Peter Foster has appointments available in the following location: Hornsby