Shazzy is an approachable therapist with over 20 years experience. Shazzy is able to help with a wide range of presenting issues.
Shazzy works with Individuals, Couples, Families, Teenagers, Children, and NDIS clients.
Shazzy has experience working with a range of presenting issues including:
Shazzy is a UK trained and credentialed Counselling Psychotherapist and Mental Health Nurse with over 20 years’ experience working with a range of clients, including children, teens, parents, and young adults. Shazzy is autistic and ADHD herself and has autistic and ADHD children and therefore understands the neurodivergent (ND) experience from both a personal and professional point of view from many angles. Shazzy works from a neurodivergent affirming perspective.
Shazzy is multi-cultural, multilingual and has qualifications in Teaching English as a Second Language.
Having experienced living in many different countries herself and speaking
languages that aren’t her first language Shazzy is very patient with those whose first language isn’t English.
Shazzy enjoys working with clients with a range of mental health issues, disabilities and/ or complex family factors, as well as neurotypical (NT) individuals who prefer to see her for various reasons.
Shazzy is familiar with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Re-Processing (EMDR), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, (SFBT) Collaborative Problem Solving, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, Schema Therapy, Family Therapy, Play Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Non-Directive Pregnancy Counselling, group work and telephone counselling.
Shazzy has the capacity to regularly communicate with other support people in the individual’s life, conduct behavioural observations, make referrals, and attend meetings with third parties.