Supporting a range of challenges experienced from combining various interventions to best support clients with their individualised presenting cases.
Some of the key modalities and techniques offered during sessions are; Person-Centered Therapy, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Trauma Informed Care, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy (SFT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) & Life Skills coaching.
Individual Counselling can include:
Trauma, Grief & Loss, Anxiety Management, Depression Management, Anger Management, Loss of direction, Identity, Boundaries, Relationship barriers, Work challenges, Isolation, Fear & phobias, Social skills, Suicide Ideation thoughts, Bulling, self-harm, DV, Abuse of various types, Emotional regulation, Understanding emotions, Building relationships and maintaining them, Life skills coaching.
NDIS and Counselling
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an Australian government initiative that provides support and funding for people with disabilities. NDIS aims to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their goals and improve their overall quality of life. While the NDIS primarily focuses on providing support for disability-related needs, it also recognizes the importance of mental health and emotional well-being for individuals with disabilities and their families. Counselling can play a crucial role in addressing these mental health needs. Let's explore NDIS and counselling in more detail:
Counselling and NDIS:
Counselling services are included as a support category under the NDIS. Counselling is offered to individuals with disabilities, as well as their families and carers, to address mental health and emotional well-being concerns that may arise due to the challenges associated with disability.
1. Individual Counselling: Individuals with disabilities may access counselling to address a range of mental health issues, emotional challenges, and personal development goals. This may include coping with disability-related stress, anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma, or improving communication and social skills.
2. Family Counselling: Families of individuals with disabilities may also receive counselling support to cope with the emotional impact of caring for a loved one with a disability. Family counselling can help in strengthening relationships, enhancing communication, and improving overall family dynamics.
3. Group Counselling: Group counselling sessions may be available for individuals with disabilities or their families, offering a supportive environment where they can share experiences, learn from one another, and build a sense of community.
4. Behavioural Support: NDIS can also provide funding for behavioural support interventions aimed at addressing challenging behaviours in individuals with disabilities.
It's essential to note that counselling services provided under the NDIS must be "reasonable and necessary" to support the participant's disability-related needs and goals. Participants can work with their NDIS plan manager and support coordinator to identify their counselling needs and access appropriate counselling services.
Overall, the integration of counselling services within the NDIS framework recognizes the importance of mental health and emotional well-being in promoting the holistic development and life satisfaction of individuals with disabilities and their support networks.