Are you looking for someone to be on your journey with you… What do you need?
Whether it’s talking or doing art. In the studio, at the beach walking or sitting nearby a creek.
I’m Deidrie, a mature woman who lives at the Gold Coast and I specialize in Talk, Art and/or Eco Therapy. Within my therapeutic sessions, I am led by the client, where there is an engagement created between us both… With compassion, empathy, integrity, and authenticity, it is a holistic, creative approach and exploration.
I believe that through healing, growth, and transformation of emotional, physical, and spiritual health we can create solutions and make a positive impact on one’s life.
My sessions are strength-based, client-focused and solutions orientated. The interpersonal relationship between the client and therapist is the cornerstone of the therapeutic alliance.
As a qualified allied health practitioner, I have completed over 5years of training with my bachelor in Arts Psychotherapy and Transpersonal Counselling. Over the past years, I have also a degree in Art and Applied Photography plus many years engaging with people of all diversities and ages, specialising in families, women and children. Plus studied Gestalt Sand Play therapy.
In Eco Therapy, nature and art are combined to create a joint therapeutic session that promotes healing. Through the process, you can slow down and explore issues in a secure and caring environment, giving you more control over your life, allowing you to better understand yourself, and see yourself as part of a dynamic ecosystem.
Simple activities such as walking on the beach or in the bush, talking, sitting and using mindfulness techniques are all part of the process.
Art therapy is for everyone! In art, we are free to express our inner selves without words. If done in a safe environment with an art therapist, it can bring self-awareness, healing, and transformation.
Sand play and play therapy are some of my favourites with children especially, however, adults keep coming back to the sand play too!
I will be with you, as you journey this stage of your life’s story. Finding a path forward together towards healing, that is real and authentic. Accessing your own inner compass to explore who you are, to be the creative author of your life.
My purpose is to facilitate a space for you to find a new perspective, increase resilience and self-understanding for a more integrated sense of self and a more peaceful path forward.