Master of Mental Health (Family Therapy)
Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)
Graduate Certificate of Human Services
Stuart is an empathic and highly skilled counsellor with many years of experience. He is a member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and a professional member of the Australian Association of Family Therapy (AAFT). In addition to his private practice, Stuart has a substantial background in the government, community health and non-profit sectors. He specialises in working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families to help heal relationships and resolve difficulties and transitions.
Stuart has a warm and compassionate approach to counselling and invites individuals to take the opportunity to explore future possibilities and find new ways of navigating problems and distress. He works with clients to resolve difficulties and remove barriers to enjoy more meaningful and satisfying lives.
Stuart believes the counselling journey involves working as a team; individuals have the knowledge of their own past and the counsellor has expertise in the counselling process. When working with clients, Stuart is engaging and non-judgemental in his approach that enables family members, couples, and individuals to express and explore difficult thoughts and emotions safely, build on strengths, and make helpful changes to their lives.
Stuart tailors each counselling session to support the unique needs of each individual, couple, and family that he works with. He uses a range of different evidence-based therapeutic techniques, including Trauma-Informed Counselling, Solution Focused Therapy, Couples Therapy, Systemic Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Family Therapy.
Stuart Henderson has appointments available in the following location: Toowong
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