Mary Gitau

Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Specialist

Overview

Mary is an advocate for the inclusion of living experience in all aspects related to mental health wellness and suicide prevention. She is passionate about advocating for non-clinical alternative.... Mary is an advocate for the inclusion of living experience in all aspects related to mental health wellness and suicide prevention. She is passionate about advocating for non-clinical alternatives to traditional mental health services, as well as the inclusion of living experience advocates in suicide prevention settings. She has devoted her career to studying the experiences of individuals who experience psychological pain and suicidality. Her research focuses on assessing the risk of suicide and developing effective suicide prevention trainings and interventions.

  • 10+ Years of Experience

Expert in

  • Somatic Symptom Disorder
  • PTSD (Abuse & Rape)
  • PTSD (Natural calamity, accidents)
  • Complex PTSD
  • Acute Stress Disorder
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Self-harm/suicidality
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Pre-marital Therapy
  • Communication & conflict resolution
  • Trust, intimacy & infidelity
  • Parenting/co-parenting
  • Separation/Divorce
  • Career Coaching
  • Communication & Conflict Resolution
  • Work-Stress Management
  • Productivity & Procrastination
  • Performance Enhancement & Mental Skills Training
  • Business coaching
  • Executive & leadership coaching
  • Existential crisis
  • Anger management
  • Confidence & self-esteem
  • Positivity, spirituality & wellbeing
  • Work-life balance
  • Emotional/creativity block

Speaks

  • English
  • Swahili

Approaches

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Education

- MA Counseling Psychology (Daystar University)
- Msc. Suicidality (Griffith University Ongoing)
- BA Human Resources Management ()

What you can expect from your first session:

Therapy is a Journey, A collaboration between you and myself, I want to hold your hand as we navigate the storms together, hey, join me and let’s do this together.

Silver Package Therapist

1 Sessions

399 AED / session
1x 60min session
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Monthly Subscription

399 299 AED / session
4x 60min session
Total billed amount 1,196 AED
You save 100 AED/per session
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1 Sessions

109 USD / session
1x 60min session
Book 1 Session
Best Value

Monthly Subscription

109 81 USD / session
4x 60min session
Total billed amount 324 USD
You save 28 USD/per session
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