Elle is a Registered Psychologist with significant experience gained from over 20 years of working to improve the mental well being of her clients.
Elle is an approachable, easy going individual who is comfortable working with large or small groups, and on an individual one to one basis. She believes in creating positive safe spaces for people to work in, based on respect and non-judgemental, person centred approach.
Elle works from an evidence based, strengths focussed perspective. To assist her clients in develop their resilience and inner strength as a means of achieving wellness.
Elle is skilled in working with clients who present with issues related to psychological and general wellbeing. This includes dealing with concerns that may arise as the result of lifestyle pressures and past events, wanting to gain a deeper level of self-understanding, or seeking assistance with self improvement and personal growth.
Elle has extensive experience in trauma informed practice, working with clients in a range of areas including:
Critical Incident and General Trauma
Grief and Loss
Substance use and abuse / Addiction
Cultural bias and discrimination
Unhelpful cognitions, attitudes and beliefs
Lack of coping strategies
Heightened aggression in response to threat perception
Deterioration in personal family relationships and communication breakdowns
Problems associated with high stress levels and intense working environments and the inability to “leave work at work”.