Life Advice

Recommending Counselling to Loved Ones

When a loved is in pain, you always want to help. Unfortunately when that pain is mental or emotional it can feel like there is nothing you can do. Perhaps they are going through a divorce, a death or some other kind of loss. A good way to provide support to your loved one is to suggest and help them to find (if they ask) a counsellor. This gives them the opportunity to talk with someone separate from the event. In the case of a devastating event such as a death or loss, often all the support network are affected and therefore less able to help. A counsellor is experienced in providing a safe place to talk as well as strategies for coping.

How can you bring up counselling? (more…)

Revolutionary New Counselling Network for Adelaide Locals

By Jeanne Austin

Mental health is no longer a taboo topic of conversation. Most people suffer or have suffered from anxiety, depression or anger problems. If not, then they may have experienced trouble in their relationships or parenting issues. Whatever the problem, it’s not unusual to know someone who had sought out professional help.

Even though a lot of people have a psychologist or counselor just as they have a dentist and doctor, it doesn’t mean that finding the right mental health professional is an easy task. Googling for a therapist in Adelaide will come up with an array of personal websites that market that individual person as the best at what they do, but how can you tell the smoke screens from the real deal? (more…)