Sylvie is trained psychotherapist and works both as volunteer and professional counsellor supporting people who are facing life crises.

Sylvie supports her clients uncover their core values, inner resilience and strengths when they are facing changes in their lives, which might include:

  • separation or divorce
  • conflicts or disappointments with relationships
  • disappointments with life events or unfulfilled dreams
  • adapting to the death of a loved one
  • adapting to other losses


Sylvie uses humanistic approaches in her counseling, which include:

  • Person-centered – Empathic listening and belief in the person’s own healing capabilities
  • Strength-based & solution-focused – Clarifying one’s best hopes for the future and uncovering the person’s current character strengths and successes towards achieving these hopes
  • Narrative – Deeply listening to the person’s story and reinforcing one’s history of motivation and resilience

Here are some of the tools that she uses:

  • Life Change STEP Model™
  • REAL Dialogue™ (Compassionate Communication)
  • Individual Motivational Profile™ (IMP™)
  • HeartMath™


Sylvie listens with empathy and discerned the deeper meanings of what I was saying, asking questions that brought real insight to the conversations. It was a fantastic and amazing experience! I highly recommend Sylvie as a coach and counsellor. Ross, Brisbane, Qld.


I was able to apply Sylvie’s excellent tools in my personal life to great effect immediately. Dr Fran Black, Sydney


I have been really impressed with the process Sylvie kindly worked through with me. It really was fun thinking about and discussing my answers to the questions that she raised. It was the first time I have felt someone was actually interested in my experiences, not just from professionally based events, but also from a personal perspective. Katrina Rowe, HR Operations Manager, Parsons Brinckerhoff