What is Counselling?

Counselling is described by the NDIS as facilitating self-knowledge, emotional acceptance and growth and the optimal development of personal resources on a one-to-one basis. Counselling can assist participants to work towards their personal goals and gain greater insight into their lives.

How can Counselling assist me?

Counselling can assist in a range of areas, including:

  • Identify and work towards new goals
  • Finding relief from negative feelings
  • Minimising or learning to manage anxiety and depression
  • Managing mental health disorders by creating a plan, offering support and treatment with a trained professional
  • Improve your social skills
  • Feeling more independent
  • Learning tools for coping with challenges
  • Managing low self esteem or anger management
  • Managing addictions
  • Adapting to life transitions
  • Phobias and fears