Psychotherapy and Art Therapy in South Brisbane, Woolloongabba and Annerley
Most of us want to gain insight into the difficulties that limit our ability to find strength and peace. Most of us want to develop a more meaningful approach to living. Feeling confused and stuck in entrenched patterns of behaviour, feeling empty, meaningless and exhausted can cause psychological pain. Grief and loss, spiritual questioning, creativity issues, self-doubt and self-sabotage, early, midlife and late life transitioning – these, too, are difficulties which can bring on considerable emotional turmoil capable of derailing our contentment with and in life.
Professional Psychotherapist and Art Therapist based in Brisbane
Christine Butler is a registered, professional psychotherapist based in South Brisbane and a member of PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia). Her therapeutic orientation is grounded in Jungian psychotherapy and art therapy, available to the people in Brisbane, Greenslopes, Woolloongabba and Annerley. She offers both short term and long term counselling for individual adults, children and adolescents.
Christine's Jungian approach to psychotherapy is insight-oriented and focuses on unconscious processes as they manifest in behavioural patterns of an individual. Christine's work is centred around finding ways to deal with and understand difficult experiences and emotions such as anxiety, anger, separation, grief and loss. Christine works with a wide range of psychological difficulties including post traumatic stress disorder and complex trauma, personality disorders, depression and anxiety disorder.
My Approach to Psychotherapy and Art Therapy
At the heart of my psychodynamic and psychotherapeutic approach lies my belief that a crisis is an opportunity for personal growth and change. Distressing psychological experiences can be explored by identifying and clarifying areas of discomfort and stress, accepting emotions, inquiring about past and present issues. I seek to encourage clients to develop their own personal and interpersonal skills, to overcome inner barriers and recognize their inner strength.
I offer a safe and secure place for self-reflection and a place in which issues can be explored. Whether you come with a specific issue or simply have the desire to look deeper into engrained patterns of behaviour, I provide a confidential and non-judgemental environment in which thoughts, feelings and images can surface and be acknowledged.
My deep respect for unfolding psychological processes let you discover the significance behind crisis and confusion. These processes are supported by working on dreams, expressing images in works of art or simply by talking.
I am offering my services in psychotherapy and art therapy from my consulting room in Greenslopes in Brisbane, ideal for local residents from Annerley, Greenslopes, Woolloongabba, and surrounding areas.
Some of the areas I have specialized in are, but not limited to, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD and Trauma
Christine is a registered, professional psychotherapist based in Brisbane and a member of PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Association Australia). Her therapeutic orientation is grounded in Jungian psychotherapy and art therapy. She offers both short term and long term counselling to individual adults, children and adolescents.
Christine holds a Master's Degree in Analytical Psychology from the University of Western Sydney (2007) and postgraduate degrees from Berlin, Germany in social rehabilitation and art therapy and a visual arts degree, She is fully bilingual (English and German ) and bicultural.
Her experience in the helping profession spans over 20 years during which she has provided counselling for individuals and groups. She has assisted clients with a broad range of issues.