Empowering you to achieve your goals
Aspire Counselling offers private face to face and online counselling service for individuals, couples, families and children. We also offer corporate services such as mental wellness talks, crisis counselling, and employee counselling packages.
Our services cover areas including anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, behaviour management/change, relationship issues, divorce, parenting issues, grief, relocation adjustment, life adjustment, stress management, couples counselling, work/life balance. Corporate services can be delivered in the form of seminars and talks, counselling packages for employees, one to one counselling, crisis counselling and redundancy counselling.
Our philosophy and approach
Aspire Counselling’s core philosophy is to empower individuals to achieve their goals and create desired change. We also give people the tools to respond, rather than to react to their life challenges. Counselling takes place in an environment of empathy and trust. This encourages growth, happiness and success in all facets of personal and professional life.
Our personal clients include both expatriates and locals; men, women, children, families, and couples. We help people overcome relationship, and life challenges. We also support the achievement of personal and professional goals.
About Maria Luedeke
Maria is a highly qualified Counsellor with educational qualifications from U.S. and Australian institutions. Maria is a Choice Theory Reality Therapy and Lead Management Certified Therapist by the William Glasser Institute and possesses a Certificate of Clearance from the Singapore Government authorising her to work with children and adolescents in all settings. Maria is a member of several professional organisations such as the American Counselling Association, the William Glasser Institute and the American Psychotherapy Association.
Latest updates from our blog
- On world health day 7th April, Maria shared with website Patients Engage 3 lifestyle habits that can support those affected by depression. The following content was first, published on Patients Engage. Read the original article Read moreThis month, we're celebrating the successes of savvy expatriates and Singaporeans, as well as the setbacks they overcame, to make life better in Singapore in our Expatpreneur Awards 2017. Having lived all over the world since childhood, you can Read moreThe signs of depression and what to do next The symptoms of depression can vary depending upon the individual, age and gender. Even if you can spot the symptoms in yourself, they may be difficult to spot in others, particular when the Read moreLife as an expat, trailing spouse in Singapore isn't what you expected? Many of us have heard the terms expat wife and trailing spouse. But what are the unique challenges faced these people. And when difficulties arise, what can you do about Read moreFeatured in Expat Living - January 2017 Aspire Counselling is featured in Expat Living Singapore, published 11th January 2017, read Maria's thoughts on Cultural identify crisis and marital issues affecting expats Read the full article at Read moreSusan Newman Ph.D writes in Psychology Today: "Most parents have an instantaneous desire to protect their children. We tend to our children’s needs: If an unexplained rash appears, we see the doctor. If a fever spikes, we see the doctor. If a Read moreLife is not always easy, in fact it often feels as challenging as having to walk a tightrope to get to where we want to go. We all have goals and dreams, but how we respond and how well prepared we are for when the going gets tough defines Read moreAs we were growing up, we would often joke that some people would spend too much time looking in the mirror. How times have changed. These days we are just as likely to see ourselves in a selfie on Instagram than a mirror. We see ourselves Read moreThis article from Caitlin Ainsworth writing on The Mighty, describes what many of our clients can feel. They struggle to get out of bed and from the outside they are percieved to be lazy and unfocused. At times they may also see themselves Read more
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