Building Stronger Step-Families: The Role of Counselling in Navigating Challenges

Building Stronger Step-Families: The Role of Counselling in Navigating Challenges

Building Stronger Step-Families: The Role of Counselling in Navigating ChallengesNavigate the Unique Challenges of Step-families with Counselling Support A step-family is a family structure consisting of two partners, where at least one has children from a previous relationship. This family unit is formed when the couple live together with the children on a full-time or…

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What are blended families and how can counselling support my family?

What are blended families and how can counselling support my family?

What are blended families and how can counselling support my family?Enhance the bond of your blended family with the support of Kylie Lepri Counselling In today’s society, blended families are a common ​​yet little-supported family structure. While blended families can bring joy, love, and growth, they can also pose distinct challenges to the family dynamic.…

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4 Types of Attachment and How They Affect Your Relationships

4 Types of Attachment and How They Affect Your RelationshipsDiscover your Attachment Style Your attachment style may affect your relationship in ways that on the surface level may disguise as everyday stress or even personality. Attachment Theory describes how the bonds we form in childhood shape adult relationships, attributing particular behaviours in adulthood to childhood…

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Relationship Conflict: What is it? How to Manage and Repair

Relationship Conflict: What is it? How to Manage and RepairLocking horns? Use these coping strategies to transform conflicts into an opportunity to improve connection. Conflict in relationships is often unavoidable. All relationships are expected to experience good times, and some not-so-good times. The good times can create happy memories and strong connections with your partner.…

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Australia’s loneliness Epidemic: How to identify and manage feelings of loneliness.

Australia’s loneliness Epidemic: How to identify and manage feelings of loneliness.Feeling Alone? Let’s dive deep into the planet of loneliness. Most of us have experienced this overwhelming negative feeling of loneliness at some stage in our lives. Given how common this feeling is, it raises the question of why it is such a taboo issue…

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What is relationship counselling?

What is relationship counselling?Pathways to find the right support for your relationship. How relationship counselling can help strengthen and deepen your relationships. What is relationship counselling? Relationship counselling, also known as couples therapy or marriage counselling, is a specialised practice that helps couples better understand their differences and/or perpetual conflicts to build a stronger foundation…

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Feeling anxious about returning to ‘Normal’ after Covid-19 lockdown?

Feeling anxious about returning to ‘Normal’ after Covid-19 lockdown?7 Psychotherapist recommended coping strategies to ease back into ‘normality’. With lockdown easing, many of us are working out what our new ‘normal’ life looks like now. So feeling a mixture of emotions is expected.  After numerous months in lockdown, expect to have a range of feelings…

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7 ways to ensure your relationship weathers the Covid-19 lockdown storm

7 ways to ensure your relationship weathers the Covid-19 lockdown storm. Taking all relationships back to basics It’s no surprise that negative impacts on relationships due to COVID-19 lockdown are significantly growing. Couples feel more stretched and stressed than ever before. The ongoing uncertainty surrounding lockdowns, homeschooling and job security is not helping. Many people…

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How does marriage counselling work

What happens in relationship and marriage counselling?

What happens in relationship and marriage counselling?Your couples therapy questions answered I frequently receive calls enquiring about what happens in relationship and marriage counselling. And what they can expect in the first session.  So I thought it was the perfect topic for a blog! Dealing with stress and conflict as a couple Couples are often…

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COVID-19-Online support groups

COVID-19 online support groups for stress and anxiety  The outbreak of COVID-19 is incredibly frightening and is causing significant concern and uncertainty for many people, both personally and professionally.  During this stressful and challenging time, it is normal to be feeling anxious and overwhelmed, especially when media advice and reports are changing rapidly. My goal…

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Why is therapy important

Why counselling and psychotherapy is needed more than ever for healthy emotional wellbeing

WHY COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY IS NEEDED MORE THAN EVER FOR HEALTH EMOTIONAL WELLBEING These days, people seem to be more stressed than in the past. While the advancement of technology in the information-age has meant to make life easier, it’s actually resulted in more pressure and higher expectations. Many of us are struggling to cope…

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7 simple actions to boost your low mood

7 SIMPLE ACTIONS TO BOOST YOUR LOW MOOD How are you feeling right now? Unmotivated and/or lacking energy? Maybe you’ve been faced with some tough situations lately and just can’t seem to shake this low mood? It’s not unusual during tough times to feel sad or down. In fact, feeling sad or down is a…

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Are you stressed right now ?

ARE YOU STRESSED RIGHT NOW? Are you feeling a bit overwhelmed with life’s pressures and demands at the moment? Do you find yourself overreacting or getting irritated easily towards your loved ones or those around you? Are you suffering from sleepless nights? If you answered yes to any of the above, you’re probably experiencing some…

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5 simple strategies to stop worrying

5 SIMPLE STRATEGIES TO STOP WORRYING What are you currently worried about? What thoughts swirl through your head in the middle of the night? It’s important to note that some level of worry is completely normal. In fact, worrying is important when dealing with stress as, when managed well it can increase your motivation and…

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relationship stress

5 signs your relationship may be in trouble

5 SIGNS YOUR RELATIONSHIP MAY BE IN TROUBLE Are you feeling unhappy, unappreciated, and/or misunderstood by your partner? Are you constantly arguing these days – even over the smallest things? Maybe feeling let down or betrayed? A healthy relationship can be challenging and requires hard work, especially when we are faced with additional stressors, such…

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How Can I Practise Mindfulness in Everyday Life?

HOW CAN I PRACTICE MINDFULNESS IN EVERYDAY LIFE These days, ‘mindfulness’ is a term that is often referred to, but also misinterpreted, by many people. Understanding what mindfulness is and how it works is crucial if you want to develop an effective daily practise that brings great benefit to your everyday life. Not 100% sure…

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6 Ways to Stop Panic Attacks

6 Ways To Stop Panic Attacks

6 WAYS TO STOP PANIC ATTACKS As outlined in my last blog “How Do I Know If I’m Having a Panic Attack?”, people experience a wide range of signs and symptoms when it comes to panic attacks – and none of them are very pleasant. So how do you stop them from happening? Firstly, it’s…

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Manage Anxiety

How to Recognise and Manage Anxiety

HOW TO RECOGNISE AND MANAGE ANXIETY Do you know what anxiety is? Would you know how to recognise the signs and symptoms? And if you did suffer from anxiety, would you know how to manage it?   There are various strategies for coping with anxiety and I’m here to help you! But let’s start at…

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5 New Year Goals for a Happier Wellbeing

5 NEW YEAR GOALS FOR A HAPPIER WELLBEING Do you set emotional goals ? A new year brings reflection and usually a desire for change. The most common new year’s resolutions often surround financial and physical goals, but what about emotional goals? Emotional goals are just as important, if not more at times, but they…

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