Confidentiality with Koru Therapists

All personal and family information will be kept strictly confidential. The circle of confidentiality includes the client or group, the therapist and the therapist’s clinical supervisor. However, with regards to children, themes that emerge in the therapy may be shared…

What is Attachment Disorder?

Healthy attachment forms in childhood when primary caregivers respond to the needs of the child with empathy and sufficient nurture. As a result the child is able to develop a sense of safety and belonging in the world and a…

What is A.D.H.D?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is an executive function disorder that creates difficulties for a person to order their attention and prioritise activities which can result in chaotic behaviour. The symptoms of ADHD can be categorized into two types of behaviour:…

What is Dissociation?

Dissociation is a sense or experience of separation from reality. It occurs on a continuum in response to stress or boredom through to a more severe response to trauma.  It is a protective mechanism to keep the self from harm…

What is Complex Trauma?

Complex Trauma results from prolonged or multiple abuse where the victim has little chance of escape or reprieve. It is associated with domestic abuse and neglect as well as situations such as child trafficking, slavery and war. Effects are deep…