Family Skills Program works towards supporting and improving parenting skills and relationships.

Family Skills is facilitated by professionals either individually or in a group environment, benefiting from shared experiences. We provide a safe environment to help grow and improve parenting skills and relationships to positively change lives and the lives of their family members.

Individual Counselling

Family Skills clinicians provide therapeutic general counselling for parents/carers. We offer 6 – 12 one-hour sessions for those experiencing difficulties with parenting/caring for children due to a range of issues. We help parents/carers find ways to deal with their children’s emotions, reduce conflict and build resilience, and develop ways to manage their own emotions.

Family Skills Groups

Parenting after Separation – to assist parents to explore the specific complexities of parenting children and young peoples, post separation.

Working with Strong Emotions – gain better understanding of strong emotions and build on positive family relationships.

Working with Strong Emotions for Men – learn mindfulness skills, how to express feelings, and gain a better understanding of strong emotions.

Navigating Parenting – explore and understand the developmental and emotional needs of children and young people through the lens of attachment and strengthening positive family relationships.

Resilient Mums/Dads/Carers – better understand how self-care interacts with your own mental, physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Seasons for Growth – uses imagery of the seasons to help a young person understand that change and loss are part of life, and grief is a normal response to these losses.

Bookings are essential. We welcome direct enquiries from parents and carers as well as referrals from other professionals working with children and families.

Frequently asked questions

Who is our Service for?

Any Mum, Dad, carer or family who would like to;

  • Improve their parenting skills
  • Strengthen relationships
  • Work towards positive changes in their lives and the lives of their family members
  • Accept and value experiences as parents
  • Effectively respond to the diverse needs of their children

Who are we?

We are a multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals who work with Mums, Dads, carers and families.

How do we work?

Our team of qualified and highly experienced clinicians have broad experience working with parents/carers.  We draw from many theories and methods to work with you individually and confidentially, exploring and strengthening emotional and life skills and helping develop personal strategies to improve your wellbeing.

What do we offer?

We offer the following group therapy and individual counselling to Mums, Dads and carers.

How much do the sessions cost?

Individual counselling – $60

Individual counselling concession – $30

Please contact us for the group costs.

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