Counselling

Professional counselling provides a wide variety of evidence-based techniques and therapeutic approaches that are tailored to meet the specific needs and circumstances of the client. This includes areas such as relationship difficulties, grief and loss, significant life transitions, developmental issues, domestic violence, sexual abuse/assault, trauma, maintaining healthy lifestyles, vocational assessment and career development

Organisational Benefits

Assisting organisations to:

  • Evaluate current programs
  • Facilitate staff relationships
  • Resolve interpersonal work conflicts
  • Manage staff with behavioural problems

Individual Benefits

  • having support following a crisis or trauma
  • sharing your thoughts and feelings with a trained person
  • developing strategies for problem solving, decision making and change
  • identifying and building on your strengths
  • looking at alternative ways of behaving or thinking
  • becoming clearer about your concerns and direction

What do people talk about?

The kinds of issues which people frequently discuss are:

  • difficulties in relationships with significant others (family, partners, friends)
  • questions of identity, self-esteem and confidence
  • feelings of depression, anxiety and fear, loss or trauma
  • alcohol or other drug related problems
  • stress or conflict at home, work or place of study

What to expect

An individual counselling session is usually of 60 minutes in duration.

The counsellor may:

  • provide information or assistance in one session
  • assist you to understand the underlying issue
  • offer you further counselling 
  • refer you to other specialists