Counsellor & Psychotherapist
Deena has been a practicing counsellor & psychotherapist since 2000 and teaches the art of Meditation and Mindfulness in everyday life at the Caringbah clinic. Deena has also practiced as a remedial massage therapist specializing in Kahuna bodywork for 15 years. Deena, has a passion for Yoga, walking and dance .
Deena believes that as human beings we never stop evolving and encourages us to know ourselves well. She believes this holds the key to our discovery of all we are and how to be our best, ultimately allowing us to live life with great satisfaction.
As a counsellor & Psychotherapist:
Deena works from an Emotionally Focused framework.
This focuses on emotional awareness, regulation, expression and integration of a well nourished ‘emotional self’. The modality looks to coach individuals in sharpening their emotional antennae, being actively in charge of their emotional regulation and expression and teach self-reflection and mindfulness, as tools to build personal integration.
When we experience difficulties in life we need to know we have the tools to keep a sense of balance. We need the confidence in our abilities to respond in a healthy way. The symptoms of anxiety, depression, lowered self-esteem, anger mismanagement, prolonged grief, guilt or shame, eating disorders and stress, due to lifestyle can all be addressed. The Counselling experience is a very personal one and all individuals are unique and this is the approach Deena takes. For more information please read the articles below:
Deena is trained in the Emotionally Focused approach to couples Counselling. In working with couples, Deena will lead couples to experience and work with their styles of relating that are problematic. She considers issues that intrude into the couple’s life and works with the couple to manage these. Each partner’s emotional experience, expectations and boundaries are taken into account and then the rebuilding of more loving and satisfying ways of relating takes place. For more information please read the articles below: