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.
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