Simon Jones | Counselling - Mentoring - Supervision
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I'm Simon, counsellor and relationship counsellor in Takaka.
The counselling process facilitates self-awareness, self-acceptance and the possibility of learning new ways of being in the world.
I provide my clients - children, adolescents, adults and couples - with a confidential and supportive environment in which to explore their inner world and their relationship to family, friends and colleagues.
My strengths are in:
- building a relationship based on partnership, confidentiality and trust.
- listening respectfully with non-judgemental compassion to my clients' stories.
- believing that each person has the creative ability to find the best solutions to his or her difficulties that will enhance and enrich their lives.
- seeking on-going feedback from clients to improve the counselling process.
Issues and concerns
Issues and concerns that I have assisted people with include:
- anger management
- communication and conflict resolution
- life transitions
- mediation (Family Court)
- parenting difficulties, behavioral problems
- loss and grief
- relationship difficulties, family dynamics
- self esteem and confidence
- trust, intimacy, sexuality
- work related issues
Supervision & mentoring
Supervision: I am a qualified supervisor and have enjoyed providing this service to other counsellors, trainee counsellors, teachers and social workers since 1998.
Mentoring/Coaching: I provide individual and group mentoring to people in organisations and businesses. I have establised and run several businesses in my earlier working life and have founded and worked in several community organisations.
I work as a counsellor, supervisor, mentor/coach and group facilitator in the Tasman area. I have lived for most of the last 35 years in Golden Bay with my wife Carol Parkinson-Jones and have four adult children.
I have a degree in Social Work, certificate in Psychodrama, certificate in Supervision and I am a member of the NZ Association of Counsellors.
I have over twenty years experience in providing counselling/therapy and mentoring to individuals, couples, families and groups. From the beginning of 2000 I lived in Christchurch for 8 years, where I worked in social service agencies providing counselling and therapeutic/educational courses to adults, children, adolescents and families. I also worked in private practice providing mentoring/coaching to people in businesses and organisations.
In 2008 we moved back to Golden Bay where I have continued my work in Golden Bay and Motueka. I also provide Family Court counselling through my work with Relationships Aotearoa.
- ✓ Career Counselling
- ✓ Coaching
- ✓ Cognitive behavioural therapy
- ✓ Counselling
- ✓ Couples counselling
- ✓ EAP Counselling
Areas of counselling I can help with
- ✓ Abuse
- ✓ Addiction
- ✓ Anger management
- ✓ Anxiety
- ✓ Being a perfectionist
- ✓ Being assertive
- ✓ Bereavement, grief, loss
- ✓ Bullying
- ✓ Burnout
- ✓ Communication
- ✓ Self confidence
- ✓ Covid-19 Anxiety
- ✓ Depression
- ✓ Fear
- ✓ Feeling lonely
- ✓ Hyperventilation
- ✓ Insecurity
- ✓ Jealousy
- ✓ Low self esteem
- ✓ Obsessive compulsive disorder
- ✓ Panic attack
- ✓ Parenting
- ✓ Performance anxiety
- ✓ Phobia
- ✓ Post-traumatic stress disorder
- ✓ Relationship issues
- ✓ Sleep problems
- ✓ Social phobia
- ✓ Stress
- ✓ Trauma
- ✓ Workplace stress
- ✓ Worrying too much
$ 80 per session
Funding for counselling: Funding can be accessed through a variety of means, including: oneself, WINZ, Nelson Bays PHO - doctor's referral, Community based social service agencies.
- ✓ 50+ Counsellors
- ✓ In New Zealand
- ✓ Face-to-face & Online
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