Delinda Lau

Delinda Lau - Bridges Counselling Parramatta, Sydney

Delinda Lau

Special interestWomen with complex relationship and identity issues

Intern Counsellor

M Counselling, BA, B Com

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About Delinda

I completed my Master of Counselling at Morling College in 2014. This included a one year practicum placement providing professional counselling at Bridges Counselling.

I was awarded the 2014 Morling College Counselling Prize. During 2015 I am working as an assistant trainer for Foundations in Counselling & Pastoral Care at Morling College.

Areas of Counselling Practice

Trauma, Grief, Abuse and Women’s Issues

  • Anger management
  • Assertiveness and boundary setting
  • Coping with emotions
  • Cross cultural counselling
  • Depression, anxiety, panic attacks, stress management
  • Emotional, physical and sexual abuse – past or present
  • Grief, loss and separation
  • Life and work transition
  • Trauma, past and present

Youth-Related Issues by a Young Therapist

  • Boundaries
  • Building better relationships
  • Career counselling and coaching
  • Decision making and negotiation
  • Family of origin issues
  • Life transitions and adjustments
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-esteem and confidence
  • Stress management
  • Student issues
  • Workplace issues
  • Young adult issues

Adolescent and Family Counselling

  • Behavioural challenges for adolescents
  • Parental stress
  • Relationship issues
  • Step family issues

How I Approach Counselling and Psychotherapy

I am passionate about discovering and realising the potential in my clients. The way I work with my clients include:

  • Sitting with and exploring emotional struggles with the client, allowing safety in their vulnerability
  • Truly valuing and affirming my client’s value and sense of self-worth and autonomy
  • Empowering the client with the decision to determine the focus of therapy and building up skills towards resilience
  • Offering different perspectives and exploring resistance to change
  • Developing a collaborative therapeutic relationship through modelling a corrective emotional experience and allowing the client to practice their learning in a safe space

My approach to counselling and psychotherapy utilises an integrative psychotherapy approach, incorporating a variety of approaches such as:

  • Cognitive-behavioural
  • Systems theory
  • Developmental
  • Attachment and family of origin
  • Strengths based

Professional Memberships

  • Associate Membership – CCAA (Christian Counsellors Association of Australia)

Professional Background

I have developed wide life experience and excellent relationship skills through professional and church ministry (including youth group) roles over the last ten years.

Fees

My fee is $60 per hour session.

If you are having are financial difficulties, concessions may be available.