Currently working 3 days per week, in semi-retirement at 67 years-old, Carl is making good use of the various trainings and experiences of a full working life as ‘professional helper/helping professional’.
From a long career as Teacher this current career of Psychotherapist came about. Arising from many conversations with many people, making use of obvious strengths in caring, empathy, unconditional positive regard, listening and hearing, as well as maintaining confidences and ethical boundaries, Carl decided to gain highest-level tertiary training in Psychology and Counselling. This was combined with years of on-and-off personal psychotherapy, across a number of modalities. The outcome being abilities and skills for a variety of helping conversations across the full range of ages and psychosocial issues.
At Mullumbimby Comprehensive Health Centre, Carl can assist with issues attached to: anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, family system difficulties, personal identity difficulties, eating problems, sexuality and sexual functioning, Autism, grief-loss-bereavement, grave and life-limiting illness, dying, Love and deep identity.
Carl’s client contacts arise from Medicare-subsidised Mental Health Care Plans, private full fee-paying bookings, Work Development Orders, NDIS assistance and Employee’s Assistance Programme bookings.