Keep Growing Counselling Testimonials

During childhood, I was fortunate enough to have Sarah as an informal mentor and coach. She was an incredible support to me and provided me with a safe space to feel heard and cared for, particularly when I did not have many others to go to. She provided me with several tools to manage significant family challenges in an empathetic, respectful, and empowering way. I was one of many that Sarah supported and made feel reassured, cared for, and heard. As an adult, I feel very lucky to have had her support during those formative years and believe I have not only learnt how to better manage difficult times because of her but also how to provide children with a safe space to grow, which I now take into my own work as a pediatric Occupational Therapist.

Shan - Clinical Client 

When I first met Sarah, I was a grade 3 student and was lucky enough to have her teach me in both years 3 and 4. I was only about 9 or 10 at the time but the things I have learnt from her have still stuck with me to this day. I remember coming into class teary and unwilling to learn most days because I suffered extreme anxiety in most areas of my life, attending school was hard, showing up to sports was hard, making friends was hard, and completing work was hard. I remember there being times when I wanted my own brain to be different, I didn’t want to be who I was because I hated what I would go through on a day-to-day basis. There were times in my day when Sarah always found a way to make me happy and make me a better person. She would always attend to me and made me feel like life wasn’t always so bad. Now today I am a university student studying Osteopathy with aspirations of running my own osteo clinic, and I can’t lie; I owe most of my success to Sarah because without her influence I don’t know where or who I’d be today. Sarah has been one of the most influential people in my life and even now almost 10 years later, I always remind myself of how lucky I was to have someone like Sarah in my life. I know Sarah has moved on to bigger and better things and I’m sure she will change your life or the life of someone you know. 

Scott - Student 

Sarah has been a tremendous support for both myself and my son. We are grateful for her knowledge, patience and nonjudgmental advice. With the pandemic we tackled school refusal, social anxieties, and Sarah listened, understood and accepted every challenge with open arms and an open mind. One of the greatest tools is asking for help and we are so glad we did. 

Mel - Clinical Client 

Sarah has been a godsend for our family, from the moment we first walked through the door for our very first appointment, my daughter felt her warmth, connected with her and had a huge sense of trust and guidance from Sarah. Sarah’s support and care is beyond amazing. She has supported our daughter through a very tough and scary time, she’s reached out to check in, been there when we needed her and guided not only our daughter but our whole family. I cannot recommend Sarah enough, she cares so much, is so knowledgeable, has a great calmness and ability to connect. Her space she has created is so inviting and warm, honestly you just can’t wait to go back time and time again! If you know someone that is struggling, I will not hesitate to reach out to Sarah. Because of Sarah we have our happy girl back, she’s smiling every day and continues to grow within herself, Sarah has helped her find her loving, caring self-worth again. We cannot thank Sarah enough and are so grateful she has come into our lives.  

Sarah - Clinical Client