Grad Dip Counselling and Integrated Psychotherapy, M Couns, Gottman Institute Relational Therapist

Rowena is the counsellor and relationships therapist at The Banyans. Rowena holds her Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Integrated Psychotherapy, and her Masters in Counselling. She is also a Gottman trained relationships therapist, specialising in long-term relationship and marriage counselling.

Rowena passionate about helping each person live their life with purpose, meaning and hope. She loves connecting with people in an empathetic way in a safe, non-judgemental space and works collaboratively with clients to work out realistic therapeutic goals. As a Gottman trained relationships therapist, she is well qualified to work with couples and the family unit to facilitate better communication, understanding and awareness.

Rowena uses cognitive behaviour therapies (CBT) and mindfulness strategies, as well as the renowned Gottman Relationships Framework. She has extensive experience in helping people from a range of backgrounds, working in both charity and private practices.