Beliefs, Values & Skills

BELIEFS:

  • Everyone has free will
  • Everyone’s feelings are important
  • Everyone is entitled to express their aspirations
  • Everyone is valuable
  • Everyone has the right to live without violence and fear
  • Knowledge is power
  • Working in collaboration empowers a person to make independent, creative and sustainable change
  • We need to have a desire to want to change
  • Our thoughts affect our feelings and behaviour
  • Changes in thought patterns leads to change in behaviour and mood

 

VALUES:

  • Respect
  • Trust
  • Confidentiality
  • Empathy
  • Exploration
  • Collaboration
  • Strength of self-esteem
  • Significance of self-care

 

SKILLS:

  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking and analysis
  • Reflective skills
  • Coping strategies
  • Opportunities to deepen discussion
  • Psychoeducation
  • Knowledge of cultural dynamics and systems in society
  • Ability to identify thought patterns, triggers and consequential behaviour
  • Methods to manage circumstances and make sustainable change