Perth Counselling & Psychotherapy

Relationships Counselling, Individual Counselling and Family Counselling

Deborah

About Deborah

Principal Counsellor

Deborah is a Psychotherapist and accredited Gestalt Therapist, providing short and long term counselling for individuals and couples.

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Toni

About Toni

Counsellor

Toni is a Psychotherapist and Counsellor who specialises in working with women on issues of self-worth, anxiety, trauma and body image.

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Secure Attachment Style: A Definition

Secure attachment is a healthy way of being within relationships. People with secure attachment are happy, confident, and well-adjusted. Parents can foster this attachment style in their own children from an early age by providing a nurturing environment and being awre of how their emotional reactions and responses affects their child. What are Attachment Styles?

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Dismissive Avoidant Attachment Style: A Definition

Dismissive avoidant attachment is an attachment style that usually presents as emotionally-distanced and highly self-reliant. Developed in early childhood, this dismissive avoidance can manifest in an inability to connect with people and form close relationships. While our attachment style isn’t something that we can change (like the way we change our hair style), there are

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What is Attachment Theory?

Attachment theory theorises that everyone has a different style of attachment, or way of interacting with others within relationships. This attachment style determines the way we connect to other people and develop emotional bonds. Since its origins, attachment theory has become a widely accepted theory for understanding how childhood experiences shape our adult lives. History

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“If you are looking to be perfect…..forget it. No individual can be perfect and I am not sure there is such a thing as “the perfect relationship”, as each relationship is unique.”

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As restrictions surrounding COVID-19 begin to ease in Western Australia, Perth Counselling and Psychotherapy is once again offering face-to-face sessions, in addition to online sessions. For those of you visiting us in-person, rest assured that we are strictly following social distancing regulations and will not have any physical contact with clients. If you have any questions, please contact your therapist for more information.