Cornerstone Counselling Services uses an evidence-based approach to practice. This facilitates an interactive client experience which enables service users to achieve their desired therapeutic outcomes.
A variety of unique and individualised counselling/therapeutic programs are utilized and implemented within every session, this ensures that service users are being provided with the appropriate tools that they require in their arsenal to forge forward and become active participants in their life narratives,
An example of the services that are used to assist clients achieve their goals are traditional face to face office-based counselling/therapeutic services, social media services such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Skype, Facetime, Email and SMS services for those times that an in-between session is required, (because life does not always happen between the hours of 9-5 Monday to Friday).
Ricardo Alvarez is the director of Cornerstone Counselling Services, he has over twenty years’ experience working in the human services as a social worker and counsellor/psychotherapist.
In addition to his vast and varied work experience, he has held positions with leading Non-Government Organisations, Government organisations and Christian community organisations. Recently he has begun working from his private practice setting.
In addition to his field experience in this sector, Ricardo Alvarez has an extensive academic theoretical base, which has provided him with multiple degrees and the theoretical knowledge to compliment his extensive work history in this field. Ricardo’s degrees consist of undergraduate studies, (Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Youth Work), and post graduate studies, (Graduate Diploma in Counselling, Master of Counselling)