Grad. Dip. Counselling; Q.M.A.C.A; BESc(Mechatronic); MA(Industrial Design)
Christine is a counselor and psychotherapist working in private practice and community settings. Christine focuses on the healing and capacity for growth within each person and offers empathy and clarity for her clients and their situation. Her calm and supportive nature facilitates an environment that allows the individual to give voice to their emotional life. Within her person-centered approach she focuses on the therapeutic alliance between client and therapist as the essential element of therapy.
She initiated and experienced two significant transitions in her life. Moving to a different country and later changing careers have given her valuable and unique perspectives and insight in what it means to embrace and be challenged by life changing events. Her personal experiences allow her to be an empathetic partner in exploring a broad range of issues including life transitions.
13 years of international corporate experience in project management with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures have made her intimately acquainted in supporting individuals to identify and utilize their unique strengths while acknowledging their weaknesses. She trusts that being aware of our personal beliefs and values as well as our aspirations is fundamental in living a content and satisfied life.
Teaching Health Science at La Trobe University gives her the opportunity to engage in contemporary academic thought, which continues to inform her therapeutic approach.