Counselling Northern Beaches
Member of the Australian Counselling Association, Level 3
Bachelor in Counselling, Australian College of Applied Psychology
Certificate in Gestalt Therapy, The Relational Institute Sydney
Sven embarked on a radical career change in 2015 and has since worked for Non-Government Community Services, several Private Settings, and currently works in the EAP (Employment Assistance Program) field, as well joining Counselling Northern Beaches. Sven has supported Young People and Adults with Self Esteem, Stress, Grief & Loss, Depression and Anxiety, Trauma, Gender Issues, Suicidality, Substance Abuse, Addictions, Post Traumatic Stress and Relationship issues. Sven’s areas of specialisation are Psychotherapy, Counselling, Coaching, Psycho-Educational Interventions, Onsite Support, Critical incidents, Individual Therapy, Couples, Group Therapy, Inner Child Work, Healthy Relationships and Men’s Mental Health including Anger, Rage, Toxic Masculinity and general wellbeing.
Some of the modalities used are: Solution Focussed Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Theory (ACT), Gestalt and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Sven’s empathetic approach is holistic, mindful and focuses on the Now, often inspired by Buddhist philosophy. An avid surfer, lover of music, creativity and the outdoors, Sven believes that connecting with nature and other living creatures is vital to our wellbeing. Sven is passionate about empowering people to connect with their inner self in order to live a fulfilling life.