GIta was born in Melbourne, Australia and grew up on a remote rainforest property in Far North Queensland. From humble beginnings, Gita went on to study Social Work. She has worked as a qualified Social Worker since 2004, obtaining postgraduate qualifications in life coaching, business, and a diploma in mental health, specialising in drugs and alcohol. Gita has spent most of her career working in the private sector, helping some of society's most disadvantaged people.
Gita is a warm hearted, professional and open-minded counsellor. She specialises in the areas of problematic substance use, addiction recovery, suicide prevention, anxiety and complex trauma. She has experience working with individuals, couples and families.
Gita has a strong sense of self and is passionate about empowering clients to reach their full potential. She uses different counselling modalities that include Client - Centred therapy, Narrative therapy, Strengths-based practice, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Inner child therapy, and Solution focused therapy. Gita takes holistic approach when working with clients, and is passionate about healthy living,
In her spare time Gita is a loving mother to her young son. She is committed to recovery and does her best to stay active, grounded and health conscious. From morning fitness, bike riding and swimming. She is currently writing a book on the true nature of addiction and drug induced psychosis. Gita is dedicated to understanding emotional and mental health conditions, including the lived experience of people not only in Australia, but around the world. Staying busy, she is involved in local support and charity groups.
Throughout her life Gita has overcome her own adversity, giving her the ability to truly empathise with others. Depending on the needs of the client, Gita is dedicated to helping clients feel supported, seen, heard and validated in sharing their truth. Achieving results and positive outcomes for all involved.
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