I have been counselling for the last 15 years working in private practice, secondary schools and a social service agency with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. I am very experienced working successfully with people who have had a variety of issues or needs and I am able to provide a professional,confidential service to individuals and couples.
Counselling is an effective tool to help clients gain understanding and clarity about themselves and their relationships. Giving people the opportunity to examine options, make different choices that help improve their well-being and self capacities.
How can I help?
-Listen to you sensitively and be trustworthy
-Improve how you feel about yourself increasing self esteem and self acceptance
-Help to lift depression and feel better
-Improve your relationships with others
-Available to work with couples and families in times of distress
-Emotional support when faced with grief, loss and change
-Diminish the effects of trauma and abuse
-Reduce stress and anxiety
-Help to make changes and set goals
-Provide Professional Supervision
-Manage Anger and identify underlying associated issues
-Member of New Zealand Association of Counsellors (MNZAC)
-Family Court accredited
-Bachelor of Education
-Certificate in Counselling
-Diploma in Counselling
-Post Graduate Paper in Family Therapy and Couples Counselling
-P N Teachers College Diploma
-Trained Teachers Certificate
-Grief and loss issues
-Family court approved
Contact me today for a consultation
What makes us different?
With many years of experience as a counsellor, Mary Pattie can assist you with issues and problems that you may be facing with life through her range of services that she offers. You can guarantee an improvement in dealing with personal challenges through confidential sessions with Mary.