Jeannette Keukelaar – counsellor and author
Jeannette Keukelaar is a professional counsellor and published author, offering a range of counselling services in Whangarei, Northland.
As well as her extensive experience in counselling drawing from a wide cross-section of counselling techniques Jeannette has undertaken additional training in two specialist areas of counselling:
Imago Relationship Counselling and Psychosynthesis.
Based out of her home practice, The Centre for Self Empowerment, Jeannette works mainly with couples or individuals who are experiencing difficulties in their lives or relationships, feeling anxious, depressed or ‘stuck’ or simply finding communication with others difficult.
Imago relationship counselling
Relationship counselling is not only about rescuing a failing marriage. Imago is a highly regarded form of therapy for people wanting to work on strengthening their relationships. It also provides insight to greater empathy, communication and understanding of yourself and others.
Author of Different Worlds
Different Worlds, published in 2014, is Jeannette Keukelaar’s debut novel: a story centred on the experiences of a Dutch immigrant family struggling to make a new life in New Zealand in the 1950s. Her next novel is due for release in early 2018.
Group workshops for couples
Registered counsellor and Imago therapist Jeannette Keukelaar is offering a series of workshops for couples throughout 2017. The workshops cover a range of communication and validation techniques to help achieve a deeper level of intimacy and communication between partners.
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”
Viktor E. Frankl, author of Man’s Search for Meaning