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Counselling support for older people seeking to manage difficult life circumstances and conflict with family, carers or friends.
Seeking counselling is perfectly normal for older people and can help you with building positive ways to respond to life’s challenges.
You can discuss personal things that you might not be able to discuss with family and friends, a counsellor can help support you in a confidential and non-judgemental way.
Many older people use counselling for any number of reasons such as:
The counsellor explores with you the difficulties and issues you may be facing. Counselling helps you to see things more clearly and from a different perspective. The objective is to assist you to make positive changes in response to your issues.
An experienced counsellor can help you to:
Our counsellors won’t:
Read the op-ed Transitioning From Home Life to Institutional Life on the Centre for Better Relationships (CBR) research page.
Read Better Place Australia’s position paper on the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, a part of the research by the Centre for Better Relationships.
Read the op-ed about the need for encouraging the inclusion of older people in society, a part of the research conducted by the Centre for Better Relationships.
CBR is the research arm of Better Place Australia.
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