SCOPE OF PRACTICE
General Counselling. Louis does most types of counselling, e.g. behavioural, marriage and relationships, addictions, teen problems etc.
Trauma Counselling. Louis has a special interest in trauma counselling for PTSD, various forms of abuse, rape victims, anxiety disorders, phobias etc.
He uses mainly the techniques of Applied Metapsychology International, where the counsellor is a facilitator, not judging or evaluating, and the client is the expert on his own life and experiences. This creates a safe environment for the client as he works through his trauma. These techniques provide quick and effective results and is empowering for the client. Also see www.tir.org for more information.
Trauma Debriefing. Louis does Trauma Debriefing in the Garden Route area. He is willing to travel and do debriefings on site.
Grieve and Loss Counselling. Death and other significant losses causes severe emotional discomfort. Louis have helped many persons effectively using the same techniques of Traumatic Incident Reduction.
Training. Louis presents Applied Metapsychology International workshops for Psychologists, Social Workers, Pastors and other Counsellors. These workshops are accredited for CPD points with the SACSSP, SAAP, CCSA/ASCHP and Dutch Reformed Church. Louis presents workshops throughout South Africa.
Marriage official. Louis is a registered marriage official. He conducts marriages anywhere in the overberg area in either English or Afrikaans, either religious or non religious. He is willing to work with a couple, incorporating their wishes to make their marriage ceremony a memorable occasion.