Phoebe is a compassionate psychologist who strives to create a safe and non-judgmental space for clients to unpack and explore ways to help manage their concerns and difficulties.
Phoebe places a strong emphasis on developing a productive therapeutic relationship with clients based on genuineness, respect, acceptance, and trust. Phoebe appreciates that each client is unique. She listens empathetically to clients’ stories and struggles, and tailors her approaches to meet their needs and goals. Phoebe views clients as collaborators in the process of therapy. Goals for therapy are set and agreed on, and would be reviewed and modified as needed. Phoebe also adopts a feedback-informed approach, to gauge the progress and guide the direction of therapy.
Experiences and Interests
Phoebe has experience working with young and mature clients with a range of presentations including depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationship issues, stress, life transitions, perfectionism, sleep problems, chronic illness, low self-esteem, and carer stress. In addition, Phoebe has a special interest in working with people impacted by memory difficulties, cognitive impairment, and dementia. Phoebe has worked in various settings including psychology clinics, counselling services, and not-for-profit organisations.
Phoebe utilises a range of evidence-based interventions and techniques to support her clients. These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Schema Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), relaxation and mindfulness-based strategies, Solution Focused Therapy, and grief and loss counselling.
How is Pheobe described by her clients?
Clients often say Phoebe makes them feel understood, anchored and validated. They have also described Phoebe as insightful, genuine, gentle, respectful, and helpful.
Phoebe enjoys walking, reading, listening to music, and spending time with family and friends.