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With a Little Help Counselling is Moving!

With a Little Help Counselling is about to move into a new office in Sutherland. From the 12th of February 2021, we will be located at Suite 5, 29 East Parade in Sutherland. This new […]

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Couples Counselling – How it Works

It can be daunting reaching out for relationship help, however, Couples Counselling can be the best thing you ever do. But what is involved in the process? How does it work? What is expected of […]

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Tit for Tat cycle can be broken

One psychological theory that has been proven time and again is the Tit for Tat game theory. What is the Tit for Tat theory? This is where, in a two-person game, when a player works […]

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The Value of Appreciation

In what is considered a high-speed world, how often do you stop to really appreciate what you have? Do you regularly stop and smell the roses? Take a moment to pause and think about how […]

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What Might Happen For You In Counselling

It’s not uncommon for people to be battling fatigue, stress, or have a clouded or unhappy mind. Unfortunately, modern life for many people just isn’t conducive to happiness. Maybe you’ve found yourself feeling lately that […]

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My Own Counselling Journey

There comes a time in many lives when you reach a point where change is needed. But do you have the strength to be vulnerable?  It’s a real sign of strength to say that what […]

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Snapshot on Transactional Analysis

Effective communication is an essential tool in maintaining strong, lasting relationships. I’m sure that you agree with that opening statement, but have you ever thought about how you communicate with others? We don’t get behind […]

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The Truth about Change

Clients generally see a Counsellor because it’s some form of change that they would like to achieve. Ultimately, in most cases seeing a Counsellor is all about change, however, it’s worth remembering the rather corny […]

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Who or what are you?

If someone asked you who you are, or maybe what you are, chances are you might let them know your occupation! But what if you really pause and think deeply about those questions. Who or […]

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When is it time to see a Counsellor?

Seeing a Counsellor can be a lifechanging experience, but when is it time to book an appointment? There is, of course, no definitive answer to that question. But, what I can say is that often […]

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We are all capable of change

We live in a world that doesn’t stay the same, everything around us is in a constant stage of change. But are you changing in this world of change? Many people seem to struggle with […]

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What is a Counsellor?

Seeing a Counsellor can be scary, Australians, especially men, traditionally don’t often learn the skill of being vulnerable. I think one of the main reasons why people are anxious about seeing a Counsellor is that […]

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Mind and body communication a two-way street

I would wager that when you think about how your mind (brain) and body connection works, the first thing you think about is the brain feeding info and commands down to your body, right? That’s […]

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Zero is a great place to start

I’ve been there, you might have too, or you might be there right now. Where? The bottom rung of the ladder. For me, although I’ve been close to that really low spot in human experience […]

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Emotional Dependency and how to overcome it

Javier Fiz Pérez described emotional dependency as being a personality disorder in which a person with low self-worth is constantly seeking security in other people without trusting in his or her own interior criteria and […]

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