Wellbeing Therapy Space has the pleasure of introducing Assimina (Mina) Simmons who joins us from her practice Therapeutic Support Solutions.
Assimina (Mina) Simmons
Therapeutic Support Solutions
Bach. Of Arts in Performance Studies,
Bach. Teaching (Primary/Secondary)
Grad. Diploma in Teaching Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Grad. Certificate in Family Therapy
Grad. Diploma in Family and Relationship Therapy
As a relationship and family therapist, who works with
individuals, couples and families, my absolute passion and
drive is helping people to flourish in life. I have been so
fortunate to have worked with an extremely diverse range of
people and been part of their change and healing processes.
It is always an honour to be part of this journey and I see the
process as one that requires trust, communication and
humour to thrive. I believe my excellent interpersonal skills
allow this journey to take place with authenticity. I mean
what I say.
Having been an educator and a therapist, I have a unique
perspective on behaviour in social situations, particularly in
relation to behaviour management and when supporting
young people to thrive. I have a deep knowledge of young
people from primary ages through to senior graduation. I
love working with children and teenagers and my other
passion is for with those with neuro-diversity such as those
My training is in behavioural theory and systems therapy. I
am especially interested in how to make individuals
stronger and more resilient within themselves, especially
after recent traumatic events or early trauma. I work with
deep listening to clients, true compassion and care and a
genuine passion for easing suffering. Whilst we will all come
into times of difficulty in life the more we can do to ease this
pain, the more wellness clients will experience in their lives.
I work from a position of non-judgment. I am deeply curious
about systems in each family and relationship that comes
into my therapy space and I look at working through
difficulties and conflict as a natural part of growth and
To be held in a space with equal value being given to all
members in at the core of my work, I do not think that a
therapist is about giving solutions, but about giving a space
and holding to allow clients to find their path with guidance,
kindness and safety.
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- What is Systems Therapy and How Can It Help Me?