Self esteem and self acceptance run a bit low sometimes and may benefit from a boost to help us cope with the demands of life and relationships.
A qualified counsellor from our dedicated team is available at the House. We offer 1 hour daytime appointments, and there are also some after hours spots. Payment is $40 for the first visit and $30 for subsequent visits. We also offer couples counselling for $50.00 per serrion. Contact us for an appointment.
Please feel welcome to join a group for women
who through interaction, support and companionship, endeavour to find their
own authenticity and meaning of life, while at the same time supporting and
caring for the needs of others.
1.00pm - 3.00pm. Cost: gold coin donation.
A support and information group for men examining the role and common problems men face.
Meets every Monday evening.
7:00pm - 9:00pm. Cost: gold coin donation.
Facilitator: Gary Fewkes (registered psychologist)
For men going through the trauma of divorce or separation.
Meets every Wednesday evening at 7.30pm.
For information and support ring 1300 853 437
This is a support group providing a space to connect with others bereaved by suicide who understand and care.
Meets first Thursday of each month.
7.00pm - 9.00pm. Cost: Gold coin donation.
For more information and to confirm attendance, contact Support after Suicide on 9421 7640 - “All Welcome” Supported by Jesuit Social Services.
This group is in memory of Peter Chaucer and Steven Madden
Come along, have some fun and discover what a unique person you truly are!
Learn to empower yourself through positive thinking and affirmations in a safe environment. What are affirmations?
How do they help build confidence in redirecting negative self talk?
Facilitator: Sonja Giessmann, B.A. Community Development, Counsellor
‘Feelings come from thoughts and thoughts can be changed.’
According to Louise Hay, we have the power to change our lives, simply by thinking different thoughts. Join me in this powerful and transformative class and get ready to change your life!
Facilitator: Christine Elliott
We are a group of healers who’s aim is to help others in our community through Meditation and Spiritual Healing. Our goal is to become more connected to our own awareness so we can raise our vibration. Workshops and special guests.
Info at Facebook, Elemental Wisdom. firstname.lastname@example.org
Every 2nd Friday 7pm. Facilitator: Mariette Pasnin
Life can be wobbly sometimes. We will look at how we can use mindfulness to regain that stability. Together we will explore what uplifts and motivates us and what stands in the way. There will be time for meditation, conversations, silence and sharing.
Offering support, understanding and caring within a safe and non-judgmental environment. The program offers members strategies which may assist in recovery through group activities incorporating a creative approach. Through providing support, members may gain greater self-awareness, knowledge and skills which will empower them to function at their highest ability. Within a group environment members can share their feelings of motivation, hope and encouragement in their journey towards wholeness. Connect with others and realise you are not alone.
Do you have someone in your life with drug or alcohol problems?
Do you seem to be going round in circles with the same thing happening over and over? Where can you go to be amongst people who understand and to learn strategies that help you cope and gain support?
The strain of living with someone else’s problem behaviour is more than most people can cope with alone. In a support group members are with others who have travelled a similar journey. Attending groups regularly can reduce feelings of fear, anxiety, depression, helplessness and shame by gaining support, information and ongoing learning.
Our support groups are based on a highly successful model of learning and peer support. At each meeting you will learn about addiction, positive ways to respond to addictive behaviours and other associated issues which adversely affect families. You will have the opportunity to share your story, hear and learn from other’s experiences in a warm, supportive and non-judgemental
Meets every 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month from 6.00pm - 8.00pm
For further information or confidential advice contact the
Family Drug Helpline -1300 660 068
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