Giselle has significant experience working with diverse groups of people within different clinical and community settings, including veterans and their families, mature adults, children and adolescents, refugees, and the LGBTIQA+ community. Giselle has worked within the Department of Veteran Affairs, not-for-profit organisations, schools, community clinics, the criminal justice system, aged care, and hospice/palliative settings.
Giselle’s areas of professional interest include:
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and complex trauma (including C-PTSD)
Grief and loss
Life adjustments and transitions
Depression and anxiety
Chronic health and chronic pain conditions
Veteran mental health and wellbeing
Women’s mental health and wellbeing (including endometriosis, PCOS)
LGBTIQA+ mental health and wellbeing
Giselle uses an integrative counselling approach, utilising therapeutic modalities such as: Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Schema Therapy, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Existential Therapy, Attachment-Based Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and Exposure Therapy.
Giselle offers individual, family, and group counselling, including working with both children and adolescents. Giselle accepts referrals for children and family counselling for children aged 5 years old and up.
Giselle has a holistic and client-empowered approach to assist clients in enacting lasting change within their lives.