What type of problems can counselling help with?

AWI Consulting Counsellors and Psychologists have experience with a wide range of personal, family and work problems.

Treatment and/or counselling of various emotional and clinical problems:

  • Mood disorders including depression, dysthymia and bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety disorders including phobias, panic attacks, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, separation anxiety, perfectionism, worry and generalised anxiety
  • Complex trauma including sexual assault
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sleep problems
  • Anger management
  • Suicide prevention
  • Sexual identity issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Sexual difficulties
  • Coping with pain or chronic fatigue
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Behavioural addictions
  • Post natal depression

Lifestyle interventions:

  • Parent skills training and child behaviour management.
  • Building confidence and self-worth
  • Facing fears and achieving your goals
  • Improving relationships
  • Assertiveness skills and dealing with conflict
  • Stress management skills
  • Career and vocational guidance
  • Achieving happiness and contentment
  • Developing personal strengths
  • Weight management and physical health
  • Adjustment issues, especially following a move, divorce or other significant events
  • Work-life balance

Child and Adolescent Services

  • Bullying issues
  • Sleep issues
  • Self esteem and confidence issues
  • Social skills and communication
  • Child behaviour management
  • Family therapy
  • Eating disorders
  • School refusal behaviours
  • Behavioural difficulties
  • Study skills
  • Coping and preparing for exams
  • ADHD /ADD
  • Aspergers / Autism (diagnostic assessment also available)

Family and relationship services

  • Relationship therapy
  • Conflict resolution
  • Mediation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Optimising parenting skills
  • Parenting children with special needs and disability
  • Improving sexual relations

Assessment:

  • Diagnostic assessment for clinical disorders
  • Psychometric testing and assessment of cognitive and intellectual functioning.