Marion offers counselling for:
Individuals: relationship issues, depression, anxiety, stress management, grief/loss, anger management, issues arising from abuse( physical, emotional or sexual).
Couples: including conflict resolution work, issues of control and domestic violence, affairs and separation.
Marion uses an overall systemic approach to counselling, drawing on understandings of process from psychodynamic theory and techniques from cognitive/behavioural and narrative therapy. Coming from a Christian worldview, Marion gives clients the option of exploring a spiritual dimension to personal growth. She also seeks to network with other professionals involved in a person’s care, e.g. doctor, pastor, mental health professional.
Marion completed the Kinections Couple and Family counselling course in 1995 and subsequently worked part-time with a counselling agency. She joined the Foundations Counselling Centre in August 2000. She is an accredited mental health social worker and member of AASW.
Marion is married with three young adult children. She has a background in child and family welfare and has been involved in university Christian ministry for many years.