Lize Strauss Psychology

Your life, Your journey

 
Psychologist Session

"We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down"

Kurt Vonnegut

 
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All About Therapy

Therapy is not a set of rigid instructions to follow. My role as a therapist is to explore your life with you and create a space for you to find your path.

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My Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

Clinical Psychologist

2001-Current

2011-Current, Private Practitioner

General Psychology practice with areas of interest in:

1. Gender Diversity and sexuality

2. Mood Disorders (Anxiety and Depression)

3. Adjustment Disorders

4. Family discord

5. Early Adult Mental Health

6. Relationship difficulties


2007-2011, WDHB Child/Adolescent Psychologist - Eating Disorder Liason

2001-2007, Specialist Psychologist (Eating Disorders) / University Lecturer (University of Pretoria)

MA (Clin Psych), University of Pretoria

2001

My Training at the University of Pretoria included both a systemic and psychodynamic approach to therapy. I have a firm understanding of both the fundamental principles of psychology and the post-modern approaches that have been developed more recently in the field. 

At its core, however, therapy is a relationship based on trust, honesty, and mutual respect. I regard myself as one of many people in a client's life who can support them in making choices that enable them to live the life they want. The treatment approach needs to fit the client and not the other way around. 

 

Services

 
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Initial Assessment

1 hr 30 min

A Clinical assessment including developmental history, current concerns, and a jointly formulated treatment plan. 
NZ$ 250

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Looking forward to helping you design the life you want.

 

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I love helping my patients develop the tools they need to cope with all of life’s challenges. Contact me today to learn more and book a session.

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