Creatively You (16-08-18)

On a daily, sometimes hourly basis, we continue to experience changes in many aspects of our lives. As individual beings at home, work, socially, and in the broader community, impermanence is a reality that effects us all, whether we...

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Work Life Balance (18-07-18)

Our careers and life events are usually so intertwined that at times it may be difficult to determine where stressors are actually arising from and how to best address them. In order to create a life with minimal conflict...

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Couple’s Sessions (18-06-18)

Having attended a 2 day Gottman Therapy course in Brisbane "Bridging the Couple Chasm"; I have recently spent some time reflecting on the nature of intimate relationships... Can you remember a time when your connection with your partner was happy...

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Tips For Improving Vulnerability (10-05-18)

When client's feel deeply understood, I have observed that this change in their emotional state can enable healing and open doors to moving forward with an issue. This point highlights that when we interact with those closest to us,...

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Are You A Strength Spotter? (12-04-18)

Counselling is not just about the way we think in relation to a problem, situation or concern. Every person is a unique collection of thoughts, feelings, behaviours and emotions; all of which can have an impact on our quality...

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3 Ways to Cope Positively with Change (17-03-18)

On many occasions in the past I have been faced with major changes to my life plan. Sometimes these changes have been gradual and at other times very sudden. Just when I thought I had the next five years...

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Are you a Carer? (13-02-18)

Caring for a loved one who is unwell or supporting aging parents and relatives can be overwhelming and exhausting at times. Having worked in both the public and private health sector as a Registered Nurse and providing personal assistance...

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Understanding and Support (29-01-18)

'I would like to feel happy but I can't figure out what's holding me back'; 'I don't feel like I am being the real me'; 'I have lost my direction in life, particularly at work' ; 'Moving forward after...

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Listen (20-12-17)

According to Stephen R. Covey..."Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply". Improving our listening skills has many advantages, such as enhancing effective relationships, reducing misunderstandings, and building trust and...

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Anticipatory Grief (22-11-17)

Grief can affect our lives in numerous ways. With no clear route to follow, our response to a loss is likely to be personal and unique to our individual nature. With anticipatory grief, feelings of grief develop before, rather...

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