Louise ‘Lou’ Grant – Counselling Psychologist

PLEASE NOTE: Lou is not currently taking any new referrals until January 2020. Thanks for your patience and understanding.

Lou Grant is dedicated to the journey of enhanced wellbeing in this life. She is an experienced Counselling Psychologist who utilises traditional psychotherapy and body based therapies supported by current neuroscience such as EMDR and Somatic Experiencing™ (SE).  Having studied and practiced psychology she found much of her worked was reconnecting people with their senses and inner wisdom. SE was the missing link for ‘shift to happen’; SE allowed a gentle move towards a sense of greater mastery, calm and quality of life in her clients. Growing their trust in the innate healing property of the individual’s nervous system.

Psychotherapeutic models integrated in her practice include, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Emotion Focused, Psychodynamic and Existential Therapy. She is practiced in treating a wide range of mental health issues and disorders, working with clients who have lived experience of traumatic stress, crisis, loss, depression and life transition’s.

This integrative approach allows for individualised treatment to best meet the unique needs of those seeking support.

Qualifications

  • Master of Psychology (Counselling Psychology)
  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
  • EMDR trained

Lou works with young people, from 16 years, through life span. Providing individual therapy. She has facilitated group therapeutic programs including; Mindfulness for Adolescents, Brene Browns – Connections workshop, Reframe Reclaim -TF CBT 4 week intensive PTSD program for Veterans and First Responders.

Lou is also dedicated to provision of; both individual and group clinical supervision; education delivering lectures and workshops, and mentoring across the mental health profession. She brings a rich blend of knowledge, skill application, life experience and humanity to her practice.