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…

Constellation work is a powerful way of resolving issues within systems that keep individuals, couples, families and organisations stuck. Constellation work allows people to experience a completely new view of a system so they are aware of the patterns in a system and respond in healthier ways. It’s a powerful way to work in a…

Have you ever wondered why someone chooses one therapist over another when searching online? Believe it or not, there’s a whole psychology behind choosing a therapist online. And when it comes to online counselling directories, visitors often have hundreds of therapists to choose from. So we spoke with Vancouver-based marketing coach and copywriter Juliet Austin…

In this episode of The Australia Counselling Podcast, I share my thoughts on why the Australian psychotherapy industry is in crisis. The seven reasons the Australian psychotherapy industry is in crisis are: Our professional psychotherapy associations have let us down Psychotherapy training institutions are spreading propaganda about the profession Therapists are not promoting themselves effectively People…

A strong, direct connection exists between therapy and communication. When therapists and counsellors are able to communicate effectively, they are able to deliver great value to their clients. They can better understand their clients’ situation. They can provide insight and guidance in a clear, professional and relevant manner. Communication plays a crucial role in building…

In starting your own private practice, you have to handle two specific aspects. Apart from your actual therapy practice, you also have to set aside ample time and effort toward the business side of things, which includes private practice marketing. Fortunately, undertaking this vital task has become easier with advances in technology as well as…

Gestalt therapy is an effective and powerful relational therapy that helps clients raise their awareness about how they are in the world so they can self-regulate and move towards health. Gestalt therapy is also synonymous with the ’empty chair’ technique made famous by Fritz Perls, the founder of Gestalt therapy. However Gestalt therapy is much more…

If you’re a therapist or mental health professional who likes to blog, please join us to celebrate and promote World Mental Health Day Blog on October 10, 2015  by writing and submitting a blog post related to mental health. When you submit your blog post on or before October 10, 2015, we will be updating this official…