The vision of South West Counselling Inc. is to make a positive difference through professional counselling and mediation skills to the wellbeing of individuals, families, children and the communities of the lower South West region of Western Australia.

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Counselling for Your Child: Information for Parents and Caregivers

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What is Children’s Counselling? Children’s counselling may involve talking, play, creative expression such as painting and drawing, games, and sand-tray play. Children work through their thoughts, feelings and issues of concern through creative expression, play, and games. Both verbal and non verbal forms of expression are encouraged and valued in children’s counselling. South West Counselling […]

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Anxiety and Depression During Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

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Having a baby is both an exciting and challenging time. Add in anxiety and/or depression and it can make it difficult to function. It may be frightening and isolating trying to deal with your symptoms as well as care for your new baby. You may also feel like you are not a good parent. Both […]

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Adjusting to the challenges of parenthood

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Pregnancy and parenthood are times of great change and it is common for new parents to experience a range of emotions, both positive and negative, in response to these changes. Many people find that having a new baby is more challenging than they anticipated. Some of the challenges faced by new parents may include: • […]

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An overview of counselling and its benefits

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Welcome to South West Counselling’s (SWC) first official blog. To get things started I thought it would be good idea to explore the general topic of counselling, with a focus on what you can expect when you attend a counselling session at SWC. So why go to counselling? People attend counselling for all sorts of […]

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