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About Chantal Kayem

Chantal Kayem is a kind, caring and compassionate psychologist who has been practicing for 16 years. Chantal Kayem believes that everyone has the ability to free themselves of stress and worry, to change their thoughts and feelings, to change their life and to be all that they can be. Consulting with a psychologist like Chantal Kayem can help you to understand and overcome you and/or your loved one’s difficulties and to lead you towards a more fulfilling and happy life.

Chantal’s focus in treatment is not only to provide a caring, non-judgemental listening ear but also to teach clients strategies that will create positive changes in their lives and make their lives more enjoyable and rewarding. It can make a world of difference to talk to someone who will understand you or your loved one’s experience and help you to create meaningful changes in your or your loved one’s life.

Chantal helps individuals with any issue that may need professional guidance including, but not limited to the following difficulties:

Anger management

Anger is an entirely normal and healthy emotion that everyone experiences at times when they feel frustrated, sad, hurt, disappointed, scared or that something is ‘unfair’.

Anxiety and panic attacks

Fear is an essential emotion to have. It is important to have that physiological state or gut feeling that tells us that something is not quite right or that warns us of a potential danger.

Child and adolescent counseling and family therapy

Parental support is crucial in helping children through difficult times. However sometimes being there and supporting your children is simply not enough.

Child behavior management & parenting skills

Raising children is the most difficult job in the world as well as the most important to do right.

Coaching

Coaching provides individuals with the support and tools they need to improve their lives and reach meaningful goals.

Couples counseling

The great majority of relationships will face challenges at one time or another. And whether or not a couple will make it through those challenges greatly depends on how those difficult times are dealt with.

Depression

Depression is a condition that affects many people of all cultures and ethnicities throughout their life spans, in varying severities.

Drug and alcohol counseling

Some people can engage in substance use, have only a glass of wine with dinner or take pain relief medication only when they are in pain.

Grief and loss

Grief is a normal and natural emotion to experience following a significant loss. Significant losses can include the death of a loved one, a serious illness or the loss of a job, relationship, residence or valued possession.

Postnatal depression

Postnatal Depression (PND) is common. It affects one in seven new mothers. PND occurs following the birth of a baby. Having a baby can be a greatly joyous and exciting experience.

Relationship counseling – couples

The great majority of relationships will face challenges at one time or another.

Relationship counseling – individual

Relationships of all types are not always easy be it of romantic partners, friendships, family or work colleagues. Every relationship in life can have its unique challenges.

Self Esteem

A healthy self-esteem is a critical part of good psychological health and a happy life. A person with a good self-esteem can feel good about themselves, express themselves confidently and strive for what they are capable of.

Self-harm

Self-harm is the intentional and deliberate hurting of oneself that is most commonly done by cutting or picking at skin as well as by burning, hitting or otherwise physically causing bodily harm.

Stress including work stress

Stress seems inevitable particularly nowadays. With the increased expectations for us to succeed at work, home, in relationships etc. essentially in all that we do, how can we not get stressed?