Overview

Erica Patrick is a registered psychologist with a master’s degree in counselling psychology. She uses a holistic and integrative approach to therapy, including interpersonal therapy (IPT) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT). Erica is a caring empathic who uses a collaborative approach and makes sure that progress is consistent. She helps her clients achieve better relationships with themselves and other important people in their life. Erica has a special interest in anxiety, depression, relationship issues, life transitions, self-esteem, stress and coping in the workplace, adolescent, and exam preparation. Erica is also an advocate of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) which incorporates mindfulness/relaxation practices as well as restructuring the negative, self-sabotaging thoughts which control us. Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) is also utilised in her psychological consultations which involves practicing being present in the moment especially with strong emotions one may feel. Erica will specifically help you achieve better relationships with yourself and other important people in your life. This is possible through accepting yourself and letting go of the past. Specifically healing past insecure attachments, and childhood issues. Erica can also help with the symptoms with IBS and uses gut -directed hypnotherapy for this.

Area of Focus

  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life Transition and Adjustment Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Workplace Issues

Modalities

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness

Patient Focus

  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Families
  • Women
  • Men

Education

  • Masters of Professional Psychology