Services/Treatment Methods

By: Kelly Neville  09-12-2011
Keywords: Mental Health, Counselling, Crisis Intervention


Types of Counselling and Interventions offered, but not limited to, include the following:

Individual (treat the individual or couple in the context of the family using a holistic framework)

  • Conflict Resolution and Healthy Relationship Skills
  • Assertiveness and Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving and Goal Setting
  • Crisis Intervention and Relapse Prevention
  • Coping Skills (Anger and Stress Management)
  • Self-esteem Enhancement
  • Behaviour Modification

Theoretical Orientation:

Kelly practices counselling using Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy and a Psychodynamic Approach integrated within a family context

Counselling and psychotherapy interventions used to assist clients in improving or regaining their optimal health include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Jean Watson's Theory of Human Care (Holistic Nursing Approach)
  • Carl Roger's Theory of Self-concept (Nonjudgmental and Acceptance Approach)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (Therapeutic Construction of Solutions and/or Within a Family System Approach)
  • Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (Identifying and Changing Behaviours, Emotions, and Thinking Patterns Approach)
  • Psychodynamic Approach (Understanding factors from the past, which have contributed to emotions and coping today)

Additional Information:

The number of sessions required and the length of time required between them is determined by the Client, Kelly and the Client's response to treatment. The initial session involves a private and confidential mental health and medical history, followed with an appropriate plan of care as determined and agreed upon by the Client and Kelly.


Keywords: Behaviour Modification, Counselling, Crisis Intervention, Mental Health