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“As a counsellor, I love to see children and adults gain the strength they need to overcome personal challenges”

What is Counselling and Psychotherapy?

Counselling usually deals with present issues that are worked through with a supportive and thorough discussion. Counselling is more concerned with immediate life situations that have caused confusion or distress. Psychotherapy is a form of treatment that goes deeper and is usually longer-term than counselling. It can help to uncover and change a person’s entrenched beliefs and behaviours which have had a negative impact on their life and relationships. The goal of psychotherapy is to increase a person’s self-awareness by examining their unconscious patterns. Nobody is immune to some of life’s difficult periods, and having support is crucial towards better mental health. As a counsellor, I love to see children and adults gain the strength they need to overcome personal challenges.

The Counsellor

Hello everyone, I’m Karen! I’ve been working with children for 30 years as a teacher, both in Australia and overseas, and in primary schools and high schools. I’m also a counsellor/psychotherapist with experience in working with carers, in an alcohol and drug service and with clients referred through centrelink. I currently work as a counsellor and psychotherapist in private practice. As a member of PACFA, I use a range of modalities to tailor counselling sessions for the client. Person-centred counselling, brief solution-focused, narrative therapy and cognitive behavior therapy are some examples of the approaches that I like to use, as my clients report that they feel heard, understood and supported through whatever challenges they face. My qualifications include:

  • Diploma of Education (Primary)
  • Graduate Diploma of Counselling
  • Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy

If you’re unsure of anything or have any questions, please call me for a no-obligation 10 minute phone conversation.

Karen Towers

(Dip of Educ-Primary, GradDip Counselling, MCouns & PsychTh)

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