Counsellor, Person Centred, Dip. Couns., NZAC
My name is Phil and I am a 60`s child. I combine my time between being a tradesman and counselling at the Canterbury Men`s Centre. I have completed the Diploma in Counselling at C.P.I.T. and have had 2 years training experience at the Gestalt Institute in Christchurch. My interests include camping, fishing, just about any sport, just about any music and this wonderful country Aotearoa.
I have been a volunteer mentor at Big Brothers Big Sisters, coached rugby, basketball and managed to be a dad at the same time to two wonderful individuals.
My first step into volunteer work began with an organisation that supported families. They adopted a strengths based philosophy which focusses on what we do well as opposed to what we don’t. In times of crisis we sometimes overlook these qualities and attributes.
A quote from C.S. Lewis, “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny”.
I encourage all men who experience the human condition, [ Life ], to take the time to invest in their greatest resource; themselves