This is a one-day course designed to give both new and experienced therapists the confidence and skills to work with couples who present in crisis and in high conflict. Couple work can be confronting and challenging to new and experienced therapists alike, especially when a highly conflicting couple enter the room. For many therapists anxiety…

This is a course that broadens the framework of our current knowledge and work with clients, with particular emphasis on questions of death, dying, meaning, and the confronting nature of those issues. The course will throw attention on our relationship to existential givens, the givens of death and meaning in particular, for it is how…

3 day retreat to restore and reconnect with nature and yourself. Using meditation, mindfulness, self-care exercises, moving meditations, journaling, open to anyone interested. Included group activities. This self-care retreat will be a combination of: Guided and moving meditations Toning, sound and vocalisations Movement, music and dance Creative expression And other self-care techniques Date: 10am Friday…

Do you have clients who have disclosed sexual and relationship preferences that fall outside of the hetero-normative, monogamous norm and who have experienced judgment or prejudice from a therapist, family, friends and/or colleagues? This workshop gives an overview into different types of sexualities, sexual expressions, relationships and gender presentations. It is designed to eliminate prejudice and give insight into issues that are relevant…

Do you want to gain psychodynamic training & experience? “Working as a Mandala Counsellor has been deeply rewarding, both personally and professionally. I have felt supported throughout the whole process and I have witnessed for myself the transformational nature of the Psychodynamic work with my clients.”   – Mandala Graduate Enrich Your Skills Applications are…

Therapy blogging serves as an important conduit where you can start to get your message out there to the community. Being able to combine writing with doing therapy is therapeutic in itself for you. You get an opportunity to share all the knowledge that you have access to as a therapist. If you are particularly…

For the 100th and final episode The Australia Counselling Podcast, we invited psychotherapist Bill O’Hanlon back, who had one of the most downloaded episodes of all 100 episodes. Bill’s solution-oriented approach is a powerful approach to working with clients that can help discover their own abilities and dissolve their resistance to change. In this interview Bill discusses: how…

The Australia Counselling Podcast has come a long way since I published the first podcast on September 8, 2013. In just over 2 years the podcast has been downloaded over 63,000 times and listened to in 98 countries across the world. So for episode 99 I decided to go back through the archives and see which…

The end of the year and the start of the New Year is the perfect time to reflect on the wins and challenges from the year just passed, as well as your goals for the coming year. As a therapist, one of your goals for the coming year will likely be to earn more income. There…

Have you ever considered starting a podcast? If you want to start a podcast, now may be the perfect time to catch the podcast revolution taking the world by storm. Never before in our history has it been so easy to reach a worldwide audience via podcasting. This is the perfect vehicle to get your…

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