Clinical Interests

Mental and General Health

  • Adjustment difficulties. Changes in life. Life transitions. Coping ability.
  • Trauma recovery.
  • Generalised Anxiety; Panic attacks; Obssessive-Compulsive Disorder; Social anxiety;  and Phobias.
  • Depression, procrastination, and low self-esteem. Poor sense of self.
  • Young adults/mentoring/coaching.
  • Understanding Negative Emotions – Guilt and Shame; Irritability; Anger.
  • Building meaning into life.
  • Eating disorders (bulimia and binge eating).
  • Relaxation & Stress management, discovering options, working in process.
  • Simplifying life and self re-focusing. Addressing work-life imbalance.
  • Developing creativity and overcoming creative blocks. Building business plans.
  • Working with creative people, analytical, and conceptually-driven people.
  • Advice to parents concerned about child-related issues, including school bullying, anxiety and depression in childhood/adolescence.

Trauma/Harm

  • Adults beset by the experience of living with parents with a chronic mental illness in the family of origin.
  • Children living with the experience of a parent’s chronic mental illness.
  • Problematic dynamics in the family of origin or family of creation.
  • Family stress; Relationship stress.
  • Sexual abuse.
  • Victims of Crime.

Personal/Relational

  • Adoption and Children conceived by donor insemination.
  • Gay and Gender-identity friendly!
  • Assertiveness training and communication skills training.
  • Emotional regulation and self-soothing training.
  • Carer support.
  • Gay/Lesbian issues.
  • Life/personal coaching, creative career design.
  • Life transition and adjustment issues.
  • Motivation and goal setting. Overcoming inner conflicts.
  • Test anxiety.
  • Pregnancy issues.
  • Creative/Writers Block.
  • Confidence building for mothers and fathers.

Addictions

  • Shopping Addiction.
  • Facebook/social media Addiction.

Assessments/Reports

  • Worker’s Compensation Reports
  • Criminal Sentencing Reports
  • Personality Assessment.
  • Trauma Assessment.
  • Emotional Profiling.
  • Vocational Assessment & Career Recommendations, including SHL people performance.
  • Prospective employee-viability testing and reports.

Corporate/Community/Group Work

  • Creativity and Mindfulness coaching. Stress reduction.
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) by contractual arrangement.
  • Mindfulness training.
  • Art therapy.
  • Resilience building.
  • Meaning building for employees/relaxation-training/creativity options.
Not sure if Creative Focus is the right fit for you? Call us, and if we do not meet your needs we can discuss your options and help to refer you to a suitable service elsewhere.