ANGELA MAYER - COUNSELLING, SUPERVISION AND TRAINING
There are times when all of us can feel life is out of balance, or there must be a better way to manage difficulties in our life and relationships. I have worked as a Counsellor and Family Therapist for many years, with individuals, couples and families. I would like to work together with you to explore new directions for your life, discuss ways to manage change or life transitions, or work to improve your relationships with those you love.
As a Family Therapist, I always look at issues from a variety of perspectives, and explore how your past and present relationships, your values and beliefs, and your current life situation, might be impacting on any issues you are experiencing. At times we will talk with several members of a family to find the best way to bring about healthy changes. And there is a focus on resilience and strengths, as well as on working towards your preferred future.
My experience includes exploring emotional issues and mental health, working on parenting concerns, counselling both men and women around relationship issues, and working with those rebuilding after leaving domestic violence. So let’s talk about how I might help you.
Hello and Welcome.
I have worked as a Counsellor for over 25 years, providing both general counselling and relationship counselling with individuals, couples and families. I have a BA in Social Work, and a Graduate Diploma in Human Services (Relationships Therapy). Soon after graduating as a Social Worker, I completed Family Therapy training at the Dulwich Centre with Michael White, and in later years, further training in Brisbane through the Queensland Branch of AAFT.
My background has been mostly in large non-government services, but I am also a Mental Health Accredited Social Worker. In addition to Counselling, I have provided Clinical Supervision, management of a counselling team, training in responding to domestic violence, and men's behaviour change group co-facilitation.
This may include relationship issues, parenting concerns, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, rebuilding after domestic violence, managing change and life transitions, managing the impact of chronic illness or workplace issues.
RELATIONSHIP AND FAMILY THERAPY
This can involve working with couple relationships, or working with all the members in a family to resolve their issues, and improve communication and connection.
SUPERVISION AND TRAINING
Supervision is an opportunity for professionals to reflect on their work, explore alternative ideas, grow in their skills, receive support and work within ethical and organisational guidelines.
Training is offered particularly around responding to domestic violence.
Currently I work from:
The Family Wellbeing Hub
Ashmore, QLD, 4214