My name is Karina Ferey and to look after my mental health, I firstly talk honestly and openly about my feelings to my support network. I like to get outdoors whether it be running or walking as this always helps to clear my head. I also practice gratitude and meditation.
What Job Do I Do?
Carer and family Development Worker
Where Do I Work?
Main Office, Beresford Street.
When might you work with me?
If you are supporting someone with a mental health issue and you would like some advice, guidance or support.
What does a typical day look like in my job?
I work mainly with individuals on a one to one basis, mostly providing emotional support. I also run a weekly support group which I enjoy.
I am a fully trained counsellor, so part of my week is with my counselling clients and this is my favourite part, because I get to witness someone change and grow through therapy.
What do I like most about my job?
I enjoy supporting individuals and their families on their journey. I like helping people to find their own solutions and healthy coping strategies.