As a counsellor and therapist since 1994, Sirr says that he feels privileged to work with people at times of challenge or crisis in their lives. His approach is friendly, inclusive, respectful, and down to earth. He is particularly interested in how, through the challenges in our lives, we can grow as human beings, and develop a greater sense of fulfillment and purpose.
Sirr works in Auckland with both men and women, couples, teenage boys, and supervises counsellors, group facilitators and community workers. He is experienced with a range of issues – anger and stress management, grief, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, Post-traumatic stress, and abuse.
Sirr supervises counsellors, group facilitators, and health care professionals in Auckland. In his supervision he seeks to provide a supportive and empowering environment in which to reflect, explore and develop both professionally and personally.
Sirr is a Registered Psychotherapist, and a member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors. He holds diplomas in Psychosynthesis Counselling and Psychotherapy, a Certificate in Supervision, and a Certificate in Critical Incident Stress Management Group Crisis Intervention.
Previously he has worked in agencies specialising in domestic violence (with both self and court-referred clients), and youth work (counselling and group-work in schools).