Clarina Du Plessis ( Not Accepting New Clients )

Specialist Counsellor & Brainspotting Practitioner

Overview

Clarina is an experienced specialist counsellor and coach who specializes in Trauma as well as Loss and the manifestations thereof such as Anxiety, Stress and Burnout. Clarina has a passion for P.... Clarina is an experienced specialist counsellor and coach who specializes in Trauma as well as Loss and the manifestations thereof such as Anxiety, Stress and Burnout. Clarina has a passion for Psychology. She has been providing counselling since 2009 helping clients heal and recover from general difficulties, to more traumatic and complex crisis situations. Additionally, Clarina has extensive experience working in multi cultural environments with individuals from different ages and socio economic groups. Moreover, she continually studies and conducts research in order to provide her clients with current expert knowledge, coaching and care. Clarina takes time to consider and devise treatment plans suited to each client's individual needs. She alternates talk therapies with coaching and brain therapies to help clients regulate and rewire pathways in order to change behavior and learn healthy coping skills. Clarina's current focus of research involves the way trauma is subconsciously stored in the mind and body.

  • 15+ Years of Experience

Expert in

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Panic disorder & Panic attacks
  • Clinical Depression (MDD)
  • Postpartum Depression (PPD)
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Mood disorder due to comorbid health conditions
  • PTSD (Abuse & Rape)
  • PTSD (Natural calamity, accidents)
  • PTSD (Veterans)
  • Complex PTSD
  • Acute Stress Disorder
  • Erectile Dysfunction & Disorders
  • Grief & Bereavement
  • Loss & Grief Counselling
  • Pre-marital Therapy
  • Communication & conflict resolution
  • Trust, intimacy & infidelity
  • Parenting/co-parenting
  • Separation/Divorce
  • Communication & Conflict Resolution
  • Work-Stress Management
  • Productivity & Procrastination
  • Performance Enhancement & Mental Skills Training
  • Executive & leadership coaching
  • Anger management
  • Confidence & self-esteem
  • Positivity, spirituality & wellbeing
  • Work-life balance
  • Emotional/creativity block

Speaks

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Approaches

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy
  • Gestalt Psychotherapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Approaches
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Solution-oriented Brief Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Education

- Currently pursuing- PhD Psychology ()
- Maters of Arts in Psychology (University of the Free State)
- Honors Degree in Counseling Psychology (University of South Africa)
- Post Graduate Certificate in Education- School Counseling (North West University)
- Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science (North West University)
- Additional Trainings: Brainspotting Training; Neuro Linguistic Programming; Brain Working Recursive Therapy; Hypnotherapy Certification; Life Coaching Training ()
- Course in: Psychological Assessment; Neurobiology of Loss; Resilience in Children; Everyday Parenting; The Neuroexperiential Model ()
- Course in: Neuroscience of Reframing; Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity; Psychology of Popularity; Brain and Behavioral Science; Psychodiagnostics ()

What you can expect from your first session:

"I am very excited to bring my services online! You can call on me when you feel low or stressed from the comfort of your home or office - maybe you suffered a loss; you're unsure about the future of a relationship; or just feel that you are not living the life you were meant to. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer support. You are not alone. As a committed, professional counsellor and coach, your well-being and mental wellness is my number one priority. Therefore I am here to guide you through your life’s challenges with patience and care in a safe space without judgment."

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399 AED / session
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109 USD / session
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109 81 USD / session
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