Pause. Ponder. Process.
Are you struggling to make sense of life? Are your emotions running away with you? What would it be like to do something about it? Maybe start to see choice and gain control! Are you struggling to connect with others and find relationships difficult? You don’t need to struggle alone. We can work on building confidence and boundaries to assist you to build trust and a much healthier connection.
Accredited Counselling Service
Counselling Support Services
Adult support counselling is one-on-one therapy for personal and emotional issues that can hinder well-being. The goal is to help clients gain insight and make positive changes in their lives. Techniques include cognitive-behavioral, talk therapy, mindfulness, and expressive therapies, depending on individual needs. It can help with depression, anxiety, stress, relationship problems, grief, loss, and trauma.
This counseling service specializes in improving emotional and behavioral issues in children and teenagers. Licensed therapists provide confidential, friendly therapy sessions to improve coping skills, self-esteem, and relationships. Both parents and children can refer to the counselling service, and they work with other healthcare services for early support.
Group therapy provides individuals with community, validation, and social skills, improving mental health and wellbeing. It is an affordable alternative to traditional therapy, offering a safe and supportive space for individuals to share thoughts and feelings.
About Mary Essa
Mary Essa is a counselor who specializes in helping individuals overcome personal and emotional obstacles. With years of experience in the field, she has developed a compassionate and evidence-based approach to counseling that provides her clients with the tools they need to work through their challenges effectively. Mary works with people from all walks of life and is committed to creating a safe, non-judgmental space where her clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Whether someone is dealing with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or other concerns, Mary is dedicated to helping them regain control of their lives and develop the skills they need to thrive. With her support, clients can feel empowered to make positive changes and achieve their goals.
Mary provides a service which:
Face to Face
Face to face therapy is an in-person mental health treatment with a licensed professional in a confidential setting. It offers tailored support for issues ranging from depression, anxiety to trauma and relationship struggles. Techniques used may include talk therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and psychoanalysis. It is an effective way for individuals to work through personal issues and receive personalized treatment.
Online therapy is a convenient form of mental health counseling that provides virtual access through video conferencing, phone calls, or messaging apps. It offers many benefits, including accessibility, anonymity, privacy, and flexibility. It can effectively help with a range of mental health concerns, but may not be suitable for severe conditions. It's important to ensure that the online therapist is licensed and qualified.
Art therapy improves mental and emotional well-being through art as therapy. Art therapists use the creative process to help clients work through psychological issues. This form of psychotherapy is effective in treating depression, anxiety, and trauma, and is suitable for anyone. Art therapy can be a useful supplement to an overall mental health treatment plan.
Play therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses play to help individuals, often children, express and work through their emotions in a safe and nurturing environment. It involves various techniques, such as sand tray therapy or art therapy, and can address a range of issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and behavioral problems. The goal of play therapy is to provide an age-appropriate way to cope with emotional difficulties. It may be used in conjunction with other forms of therapy to achieve the best outcomes.
Sand Tray Therapy
Sand Tray Therapy uses a tray filled with sand, miniature toys, and symbols for clients to create scenes that represent their thoughts, feelings, and experiences. This promotes self-reflection and exploration of the unconscious mind. Therapists engage with clients to explore the scene's meaning and provide support. This therapy is particularly helpful for individuals who struggle with verbal expression. It is used for all ages in various settings and is a safe and effective way to promote emotional well-being.