Michelle Scott - Counselling Psychologist

I am a registered counselling psychologist and this means that I am trained to help people to deal with life challenges and developmental problems to optimise psychological well-being. This usually occurs through the process of psychotherapy. I work together with a client to process feelings and to develop self insight and understanding. This aims to alleviate distress as well as to provide different ways of thinking, being and relating to the self and others. 

The decision to start therapy may not be easy; it takes courage to face painful feelings. This is why therapists place great importance on creating a confidential and safe space for clients to express their feelings openly.  A person who enters therapy should be able to express all their emotional feelings, doubts and questions.

Some common reasons people may seek therapy include: 

  • Depression (which includes feelings of sadness, hopelessness and  loss of pleasure)

  • Anxiety or general feelings of worry

  • Problems with regulating mood

  • Low self esteem and self image

  • Identity concerns

  • Stress / Trauma / Bereavement

  • Difficulties in coping / adjustments

  • Difficulties in relationships

  • Career counselling

  • Sexuality concerns

  • HIV concerns

  • Personal growth


 

Michelle Scott - Counselling Psychologist

I am a registered counselling psychologist and this means that I am trained to help people to deal with life challenges and developmental problems to optimise psychological well-being. This usually occurs through the process of psychotherapy. I work together with a client to process feelings and to develop self insight and understanding. This aims to alleviate distress as well as to provide different ways of thinking, being and relating to the self and others. 

The decision to start therapy may not be easy; it takes courage to face painful feelings. This is why therapists place great importance on creating a confidential and safe space for clients to express their feelings openly.  A person who enters therapy should be able to express all their emotional feelings, doubts and questions.

Some common reasons people may seek therapy include: 

  • Depression (which includes feelings of sadness, hopelessness and  loss of pleasure)

  • Anxiety or general feelings of worry

  • Problems with regulating mood

  • Low self esteem and self image

  • Identity concerns

  • Stress / Trauma / Bereavement

  • Difficulties in coping / adjustments

  • Difficulties in relationships

  • Career counselling

  • Sexuality concerns

  • HIV concerns

  • Personal growth


 



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