Malcolm has been involved in counselling therapy for over 20 years, following his studies at the University of Auckland, when Psychotherapy was an Undergraduate and Post Graduate paper. Concurrently, he has himself received psychotherapy and counseling which, in his opinion, is imperative for anyone who is a therapist/counsellor.
Malcolm is trained and skilled in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Jeffrey Young’s Schema Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitisation Regime Therapy (EMDR), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and has competence in Narrative Therapy and Transactional Analysis theories practices.
Malcolm has worked with people who experience chronic mental health conditions, including schizophrenia; bipolar disorder; depression; anxiety; OCD; Asperger’s Syndrome and autism. He has expertise and considerable professional experience in working with people with substance abuse issues, eating disorders, personality disorders, adjustment conditions and grief.
Malcolm is an eclectic and skilled practitioner who will endeavour to meet a client with what it is they are requesting assistance for. He always uses reflective practice with clients, to ensure their aims and goals are being addressed to their satisfaction.