About Simone

Simone Kaplan is a Family Therapist and Mental Health Social Worker with extensive experience as a school counsellor and private counsellor, specialising in child, adolescent and family clients.

Simone helps children or adolescents, and their parents, gain practical self-management and coping skills to work through emotional and behaviour problems and move the family forward.

Simone’s areas of expertise include :
  • School related issues 
  • School Refusal 
  • Bullying 
  • Parental Separation 
  • Loss and grief 
  • Depression and anxiety 
  • Child behaviour and emotional issues 
  • Parenting support 
  • Transitions
Simone tailors the style of therapy to each family and builds a supportive relationship which is invaluable in working through life’s challenges. Simone works using the following Therapeutic Techniques :
  • Counselling
  • Family Therapy
  • Developmental and Attachment
  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Mindfulness & ACT
  • Solution focused
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Simone also facilitates therapeutic workshops for children and adolescents.

Simone incorporates her clinical learnings and uses psycho-education to run parenting education groups and talks in schools.