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How to Get the Most out of Online Counselling

Online Counselling Before COVID-19 Online counselling and therapy have been an option for a long time. But with COVID-19 lockdowns and isolation requirements, it is now essential. Many years ago, remote consultations were considered a fallback – technology that allowed us to bridge the odd gap in therapy when a client was away from Sydney … Read more

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New to Therapy? Your 7 FAQs Answered (Part 2)

You think it might actually be a good idea to seek some professional help. (Or maybe you need to read Part I about the first three FAQs when you’re new to therapy and counselling.) But even if you do think it’s a good idea, you probably still have a few niggling doubts. Here are the … Read more

The 7 Most Common Questions About Coming To Counselling And Therapy — And Our Answers (Part 1)

New To Counselling? Your 7 FAQs answered (Part 1)

When your friend suggests you get some help, you think it might be a good idea. You browse online and tell yourself to make some inquiries. But you’re new to counselling and it’s hard to take the next step. Weeks go by, maybe months. You have some okay days, but some bad ones too. You … Read more

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Our Ignorance And Denial Are Killing Us

This year marks 20 years since my sweet, funny, dearly-loved uncle died. Feels like yesterday. Feels like a lifetime ago. I can’t not smile remembering his laugh. And it’s hard to think of him laughing without thinking of Dad at the same time. To me they looked quite different, but I could also see their … Read more

Trauma and Loss: The importance of Talking about Unspeakable Truths

Trauma and Loss: The importance of Talking about Unspeakable Truths

“I don’t want this to be my story,” says my client. They don’t want to ‘go there’. Caution and respect are critical. But we have to ‘go there’. We have to get to the trauma to heal. Counselling and therapy yield relief and understanding, but for many it is a steady, challenging process. We are … Read more

How to Feel Better Without Seeing a Counsellor or Therapist

How to Feel Better Without Seeing a Counsellor or Therapist

Reduce Stress and Anxiety with this Simple, Proven Method I had an unforgettable therapy session with a client some years ago. This was a long-term client for whom seeing a counsellor, indeed the whole realm of emotions, was foreign. He just knew he needed to reduce his stress and anxiety levels. He would sit upright and … Read more