Journaling as therapy

Journaling for healing? Are reading and writing effective therapeutic practices?

Healing is the journey intended in a therapy session, but growth comes in many forms and reading, writing, and journaling for healing, all can complement the therapy process. We take some time to interview our experienced therapists in Sydney about their ideas on reading and journaling for healing. Q. People often turn to books, podcasts … Read more

therapy sessions

Getting Started with Therapy Sessions: Your Top 7 Questions Answered

7 things to know when booking your first therapy sessions Are you thinking about booking counselling or therapy sessions for the first time? We understand that it can be daunting… Which therapist should you choose? What should you expect from your therapy sessions? And will I actually feel better? I have collated the most common … Read more

Zen stones balanced on the beach with copy space. Sunrise light. Meditation and relaxation.

Mindfulness Tip: How To Be Calm

I originally wrote and published this blog for Tiny Buddah. You can find the original post here. “I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.” -Thich Nhat Hanh This particular week, I flunked. I’d be lucky if you gave me a D grade in assessing my … Read more

Online counselling Australia

How to Get the Most out of Online Counselling

Online counselling and therapy have been an option for a long time. 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 for work. Admittedly back then we even frowned upon counsellors and psychologists who offered online … Read more


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