Counsellor in Mindarie

Elanie De Klerk

GradDipCouns&IntPsycthpy, AdvDipCouns&Famthpy, BCouns

Elanie is a skilled and compassionate clinical counsellor, psychotherapist and supervisor, who values the counselling relationship and prioritizes her clients’ well-being. She possesses a strong sense of empathy, enabling her to connect with individuals on a deep level and understand their unique experiences and challenges. Elanie is committed to tailoring her therapeutic interventions to suit her clients’ specific circumstances by carefully assessing their needs. She has extensive experience working with a diverse range of clients, including individuals aged 12 and above, couples, and families. Elanie also offers supervision for Youth Care chaplains and therapists. 

Elanie’s areas of expertise include relationship and marital issues, anger management, behavioural addictions, anxiety disorders, and childhood trauma. She approaches therapy using evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Adlerian Therapy, and Schema Therapy. By utilizing these approaches, Elanie helps clients modify negative thought patterns and behaviours, explore unconscious thoughts and emotions, develop a sense of belonging, challenge deeply ingrained patterns, and improve coping mechanisms. 

In her work with couples, Elanie focuses on rebuilding trust, facilitating emotional healing, and creating a safe space for exploration. She helps couples navigate relationship complexities, foster loving assertive communication, and understand each other’s emotional needs. By providing guidance and support, Elanie aims to restore trust, empathy, and connection, ultimately helping couples build a stronger foundation for long-lasting fulfillment. 

Elanie is a registered member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA), demonstrating her commitment to ethical standards and ongoing professional development. She is also a registered provider for medical insurances such as Bupa, Medibank, AHM, and ARHG group, making her services accessible to a wide range of individuals seeking therapeutic support. 

Clients working with Elanie can expect a safe and supportive environment to explore their concerns, gain insight, and work towards positive change. With her expertise, empathy, and diverse therapeutic approaches, Elanie is dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and families achieve emotional well-being and personal growth. 

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