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Category: Relationship Counselling

Domestic Violence Australia Safe Place Therapy

Domestic Violence and Violence in the Family

Domestic violence is a significant issue in Australia. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), 2.2 million Australians have experienced either physical or sexual violence from a partner. A further 3.6 million Australians have suffered emotional abuse from partners.

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Dealing with toxic relationships and toxic people

There is a 40-year-old myth perpetrated in women’s magazines – one especially – and perpetuated today on some websites. If you look in amongst the sex tips, dating and relationship help, beauty tutorials (most of which are essentially a pool of the same articles, rewritten for the past 4 decades)

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Relationship Counselling During COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak is quite concerning and worrying for a lot of people. What is also difficult is spending a lot of time at home with a partner which can cause more fights than normal . Are you worried what isolating will do to your relationship? We are here to

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Poly relationship Counselling Safe Place Therapy

Poly relationships counselling

Poly relationships are becoming increasingly common nowadays. In our grandparents or greatgrandparents time the idea of a ‘normal’ romantic relationship was a man and a woman falling in love, getting married for life and raising 2.4 children – the so-called ‘nuclear family’. Anything else was abnormal and even a threat.

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Talking about the hard stuff Safe Place Therapy

Talking about the hard stuff

Talking about the hard stuff is difficult for any couple. It’s not easy to have a hard conversation about how we feel in a relationship. The best work out people see is just to ‘keep the peace’ and don’t say anything. There is desire to try and keep things calm

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Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)
  • Graduate Diploma of Counselling
  • Masters of Counselling
  • Masters of Social Work
Experience

Prue has worked in community mental health, crisis counselling, face to face counselling and other roles in the community service sector for the last 13 years. Prue initially started counselling face to face at a community organisation delivering low cost counselling for clients with a variety of presenting issues ranging from mental health issues to relationship difficulties. Prue has worked with client’s diagnosed with Depression, Schizophrenia, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Anxiety and a variety of other general life stressors.

Approach

Prue is flexible with her approach, she can use different strategies depending on what the individual needs. Prue has a warm and gentle approach that welcomes client’s into a safe place to start therapy. She care deeply for her clients and is passionate about supporting people to achieve their goals. Prue aims to provide a safe and supportive environment that is flexible to the needs of the clients.

She can use Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT) strategies, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) strategies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) techniques, Narrivate Therapy techniques and Client focus techniques. She focuses on evidence based interventions.