Our practitioners have some similar and also some different areas of expertise. You can read about their interests and training in specialised areas on their individual web pages (see link to practitioners). Feel free to contact us about your individual situation; your concerns; and further questions you might like to ask, including, if you are unsure, about who would best be able to assist you. Many of the practitioners at Kirralinde offer services to other professionals such as case consultation, clinical supervision, workplace consultancy and teaching. The details of these services are highlighted in their individual profiles.

Areas We Specialise In

  • Family issues
  • Managing change in families during and after separation/divorce/loss by death/re-partnering/re-marriage/blending families
  • Parenting: parenting strategies, difficulties, creative ideas, or a specific parent/child problem
  • Family issues: conflict; improving communication and negotiation, aging and or sick and ill parents and/or grandparents, siblings, in-laws.
  • Concerns about children: development, behaviour and emotional difficulties, school based problems such as bullying, school refusal, over-use or addiction to technologies; academic issues such as decreased performance
  • Concerns about adolescents: school, peer-influences, career planning, behaviour, relationships, health issues.
  • Relationship issues
  • Improving relationships/ relationship skills
  • Couple concerns: Intimacy; sexuality and sexual difficulties; recovery from reported affairs; conflict and communication.
  • Health and well being issues
  • Managing specific psychological effects of chronic or terminal illness
  • Substance abuse and problems of addiction
  • Mental health concerns e.g. anxiety and depression, bipolar, psychosis, personality disorders, eating disorders, pre-natal & post-natal depression
  • Review of life decisions/direction; reflection on ethical issues and decision making: values, beliefs and duties.
  • Additional specialised areas
  • Managing issues of grief and loss for which additional help is required or dealing with grief and loss that is proving to be too difficult in spite of the passage of time
  • Recovery from abuse and/or trauma; addressing experience/s of trauma & abuse; domestic violence
  • Preparation for childbirth and parenting
  • Work related concerns such as workplace bullying, career direction, return to work, workplace/team consultancy, issues of ethical/professional practice.
  • Professional practice