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Communication Issues? Could Your Relationship Do with Some Fine-Tuning?

Communication issues are one of the most frequently cited reasons for relationship trouble. You and your partner don’t need to be anywhere near considering separation or dealing with infidelity for communication to be a concern. A breakdown in communication can be where everything starts and the point at which all other problems can begin to

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Is Trauma the Same for Everyone?

Trauma in psychological terms means that the mind has been exposed to a level of stress beyond what it can cope with. It happens to people of all ages, and for all sorts of different reasons. So it makes sense that not everybody experiences trauma in the same way. Sometimes trauma is the result of

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How to Manage Anxiety

Do you need some ideas on how to manage anxiety? We often talk about being anxious about something, and it is true that we face a lot of stress and worry in our lives. However, anxiety can become more than an occasional, manageable part of life for some people. Here are some ways to tell

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How to Talk to Your Child About COVID-19

“Now is the time to stay close to our children. They need to feel us beside them so they don’t feel as worried as they are.We need to be honest with them and let them know that good people from around the world are working very hard to keep them safe and healthy.Our children will

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Online Counselling Handy Hints

Adapting to our dynamic world is certainly presenting new challenges for all of us. The transition to online counselling for most people has been sudden and a necessity, rather than a preferred mode for counselling. Online counselling is not for everyone and may not suit some issues or people. For this reason, I recommend that

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How to keep positive and active during COVID-19

Is it possible to live and thrive in this ever-changing world as each day brings new restrictions and mounting fear? A few months ago we had never heard of Coronavirus or COVID-19; now they are words we use every day. Social distancing—just yet another new phrase we use every day. As more of us self-isolate,

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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.