Counsellor & Psychologist (Provisional)
Jakkie is a compassionate, warm and dedicated Psychologist (with provisional registration) and trained Counsellor. She completed her Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) at the University of Wollongong in 2013, Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advance at Monash University and a Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy at the Australian College of Applied Psychology.
She has experience in working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, grief and loss, stress, emotion regulation issues, substance abuse, autism and developmental disorders, across the lifespan. Jakkie has a passion for working with and supporting children, adolescents and families with communication, relationships, and daily functioning. She is enthusiastic about working with couples to assist them in repairing and strengthening their relationship well-being.
Jakkie draws from a number of therapeutic modalities and often uses them in combination to support each client’s unique needs. These modalities include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), Psychodynamic Therapy and Art & Play Therapy. For couples, she uses the Gottman Method.