Counselling Services

Counselling Services

Erla’s gentle, client centered and collaborative approach ensures clients feel empowered, validated and supported in the therapeutic relationship.
Erla has a particular interest, experience and expertise in working with individuals, couples and families who have concerns around:

Managing mental health 

  • Emotional regulation
  • Problem solving strategies
  • Managing negative thinking patterns 
  • Issues associated with self-esteem
  • Anger management
  • Communication skills
  • Grief and bereavement
  • Coping with challenges that times of change may bring
  • Loss and other life transitions
  • Illness
  • Trauma


  • Improving Communication
  • Managing difference, conflict and distance
  • Conflict resolution
  • Emotional regulation
  • Improving intimacy


  • Managing expectations 
  • Relating to your partner
  • Strategies for dealing with siblings and the ‘newest’ family member
  • Validating losses and changes – staying connected to ‘you’
  • Mindful parenting
  • Embracing strengths
  • Attachment and connecting to your child
  • Postnatal depression & anxiety
  • Setting boundaries and effective ways of using discipline
  • Communication difficulties between parents and their children

Separation and divorce 

  • Navigating separation and divorce
  • Supporting step-partnering, remarrying and blended family
  • Co-parenting tools and strategies