Scarlett is an empathic and sensitive Counsellor and Coaching Psychologist who works with each individual client at their own pace. She allows the freedom to explore life options as well as working to keep clients focussed on any goals they may set for themselves. She seeks to support each individual's personal development according to their time schedule, in as little time as possible or as much time is needed. Scarlett works therapeutically with children, adolescents, families and individual adult clients throughout the lifespan development from the age of five and upwards as well as with organisations in a consultancy capacity.
Engaging clients in a largely facilitative and strengths-based approach in both Counselling and Coaching Psychology support, Scarlett utilises a number of evidence based and well-researched modalities including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy/Coaching, Solution-Focused and Short-Term Therapy/Coaching, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Appreciative Inquiry, Bowen Family Systems Therapy and Transaction Analysis.
Theory and practice from Positive Psychology as well as Mindfulness and Positive Guidance practices, when appropriate, are also utilised to further support client development.
An overall Neurobiopsychosocial perspective allows work with clients in an all-encompassing manner to move them from ambivalence to ambition and on to achievement in as much time as is needed or in as little time as is possible.
Additional credentialling includes specific therapeutic interventions, special educational needs (including Executuve Function, AD/HD, ASD and Dyslexia support), play therapy, psychometric assessments, family therapy, careers advisory, addictions counselling and specific neurological, family and child development research interests.
Having lived herself in a number of countries between the USA, UK, Europe and Asia, she is well placed to assist with expat life issues, parenting style differences, work-life balance, acculturation issues, assimilation of 3rd culture children and life transitioning.
She also works to support learning differences, enhancement of social-emotional skills, flagging self-esteem, resilience development, adherence to medical and health regimes, addictions recovery, anger management, sexual identity issues, specific stress and anxiety issues, depression support and careers advisory.
Initially, clients are invited to make an first appointment to share their feelings and thoughts about any presenting issue(s) as well as provide background information. During subsequent sessions, a course of therapy or coaching psychology work together would be planned and carried out. Typical session are for 50 minutes and a course of therapy or coaching psychology can range from six session upwards. Individual sessions can be carried out face-to-face and also via telephone and Skype in some instances.