Diana is a Psychologist, accredited Gestalt Therapist, and experienced Relationship Counsellor and has been practising in Perth, Western Australia for 26 years. Diana creates a warm and respectful therapeutic environment where individuals may resolve difficulties and increase their capacity for personal growth and fulfilling relationships.
Diana’s therapeutic approach underlines the importance of the relationship between therapist and client as the ground from where the client can develop understanding and awareness regarding their difficulties, increase their resilience and self support, and enhance their well-being. Diana’s work is informed by her appreciation of the value of meditation and mindfulness practice. She is a Gestalt Therapist of many years standing and is trained as a Cognitive Behaviour Therapist. Diana has a deep understanding of child and adolescent psychology and family functioning, having worked for many years with parents and families in community based settings.
Diana is an experienced trauma counsellor and psychologist and specialises in the treatment of Posttraumatic Stress reactions resulting from traumatic events in adulthood, or childhood trauma such as physical and sexual abuse and neglect. She is skilled in treating Dissociative Disorders that may result from chronic trauma.
Clinical Supervision is offered to psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors and all trainee practitioners. Specialist Clinical Supervision in the treatment of Dissociative Disorders is available on an individual or group basis.