|Counsellor||Master of Counseling (Hons)|
|Registered with SAC, ACA||Working with Adults and Adolescents|
Violeta works with adults, adolescents and their families. She has a client-centered approach and believes that with proper guidance from the right counsellor each individual can develop their full potential. Guided by a passion for helping people navigate through life transitions, Violeta is highly empathic, nurturing and friendly, which makes it easy for her to understand and relate to most people. She has a curious mind, with a drive for education, which motivates her to always keep learning and growing.
Violeta has a therapeutic approach which allows her to personalize therapy to each individual. She uses Motivational Interviewing to help clients achieve the change they seek, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy to assist clients with emotion regulation and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to allow clients to gain full understanding of how their thoughts and emotions influence their behaviours. Violeta has experience with career coaching which she uses to help clients explore their career options or handle professional changes and roadblocks. Previously a lawyer and an entrepreneur she is well versed in the challenges of demanding jobs.
Violeta has worked at law firms and at the United Nations as a lawyer, and in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments as a businessperson. She has lived in 7 countries on 5 continents and has a vast experience dealing with people from various cultures, backgrounds and ages. She can provide therapy is English, Portuguese and Bulgarian.