Bachelor of Counselling and Human Change
Member of PACFA
Petra’s background as a relationship counsellor and psychotherapist has helped her gain a deep understanding of the pressures and dilemmas that all of us face from time to time. With her warm, empathic and naturally genuine style, she connects with most people very easily and makes them feel comfortable to talk about whatever brings them to therapy.
Petra works with individuals (adults and teenagers), as well as couples and families. In the last five years in particular, Petra has done a great deal of work with couples, helping them address all sorts of dilemmas, from estrangement, to affairs, to divorce and parenting issues. Every case has different needs and different outcomes that work best for the two people involved.
Petra’s easy, friendly style of communicating will put you at ease, and provide you with a space to be able to consider new options or ways of coping that you may not previously have considered. Petra’s aim is to help you examine your hopes, needs and concerns, get in touch with your own personal strengths, and help find your own path to a healthier, more fulfilling existence.
Petra’s training includes Narrative Therapy, Schema Therapy, Attachment Theory, Existential Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. She understands that each and every client has different expectations and wishes, and she will tailor her approach to each individual according to their needs.
Petra Phipps has appointments available in the following location: Russell Lea
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