Counselling

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Counselling

The Counselling team at Able2 can provide support to children, young people and adults for many of life’s challenges, including:

  • managing anxiety and depression
  • coping with grief and loss
  • developing emotional regulation skills
  • improving self esteem
  • managing school issues
  • understanding and improving relationship and friendship issues
  • how to keep yourself safe
  • understanding your own uniqueness

We like to work in a variety of ways to meet the needs and preferences of our clients, including the use of:

  •  Art
  • Games
  • Talking
  • Sand play
  • Craft
  • Toys
  • Music
  • YouTube

Our counsellors are experienced in being able to tailor a person’s therapy to their unique communication, social and emotional needs.

Counselling
Sand Play Therapy

Meet the team

Fiona Burrows
Fiona Burrows

Manager Groups and Counsellor

Fiona’s mission as a counsellor is to support and empower clients to understand and express their emotions, overcome difficult life situations and challenges. She works from a client centred, strength-based approach to assist clients to create meaningful change in their lives.

Fiona has extensive experience in working with clients with a range of disabilities and complex communication needs. She is skilled in adapting her style to meet clients’ communication and emotional needs and to create a safe space to build a strong therapeutic relationship.

Fiona has a Masters of Counselling and is a registered member of the Australian Counselling Association.

Emma Donlevy
EMMA DONLEVY

Clinical Lead Counselling

With over 10 year’s experience in supporting children, young people and adults with diverse and complex needs, including trauma, Emma works creatively with individuals to listen, understand and support them. Emma is skilled and able to integrate a range of evidence-based counselling modalities that result in the best fit for the person’s needs.

Emma is a registered member of the Australian Counselling Association.

“I believe that people living with disability deserve counselling services that are tailored to the specific needs of the individual.”

Emma

Kristy Southers
KRISTY SOUTHERS

Counsellor

Kristy’s warmth helps to provide a genuine connection with individuals and hold a safe space for them to develop their self-awareness, inner skills and knowledge, so that their unique qualities and capabilities can shine. Kristy has deep compassion for struggle and pain. Working from a person-centred approach, and drawing on other therapeutic modalities, she aims to support a person’s individual needs.

Kristy is trained and experienced in coaching, counselling and positive psychology. She is registered with PACFA and is an ICF accredited coach.

“I believe in the beauty inside of everyone. I know it is there, so I am always looking for it. I love this work and feel grateful to each client, for the journey of shared growth and development.”

Kristy

Ute Eickelkamp
Ute Eickelkamp

Sandplay Therapist

Ute is a Sandplay Practitioner within the counselling team at Able2. Ute has spent many years studying sand storytelling with Indigenous families in Central Australia and introduced Sandplay to a mental health program on the Tiwi Islands.

Ute holds a Graduate Diploma in Infant and Parent Mental Health, a PhD in social anthropology, and is training with STANZA, the Sandplay Therapy Association of New Zealand and Australia.

Our counselling services are typically provided in Able2’s offices, however online counselling can be provided via Zoom or in other places apart from the participant’s home.

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