Child and Family Counsellor and Psychotherapist

Letitia Carter

Helping you find solutions to struggles with depression, anxiety, family issues and other life problems. Establishing  a compassionate and respectful relationship. Working together to understand your individual strengths and unique history. Collaborating with you to find your path to healing and positive change.

Trained as a social worker and psychotherapist in the United States, Letitia Carter has over 20 years of experience working with children, youth and their families. She has served throughout the non-profit mental health spectrum providing community based therapy services in shelters, homes, agencies, schools, jails and youth detention centers. Letitia specializes in treating children aged 2-18 for any problem, struggle or worry.  Her philosophy that we all possess unique strengths with which to create our own solutions has been effective in treating individuals with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self harming thoughts and behaviors
  • Self-Esteem problems
  • Trauma
  • Mental health concerns
  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Behavioral problems
  • Sleep problems
  • Parenting issues
  • Family relationship problems
  • Grief and loss
  • Stress management

For a confidential consultation or appointment

contact@creativetherapynz.com

http://creativetherapynz.com/

Letitia has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Graduate Diploma/Master’s Degree in Social Work. She has had the opportunity to receive a variety of specialized trainings during her career, and utilizes these theories and techniques in her work. Throughout her experience, Letitia has found the following treatment modalities to be particularly effective when working with children and adolescents:

  • Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy
  • Child Development
  • Art Therapy Techniques
  • Psychodynamic Theory
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Strengths Based Practice
  • Pet Assisted Therapy
  • Attachment Theory
  • Mindfulness Practice