Parenting Counselling

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Parenting can be such a rewarding journey, but brings with it many responsibilities and challenges as well.

If you are a parent wanting to find effective ways to manage your child's behaviour, help your child to become more resilient or support your child through difficult family circumstances such as divorce/separation, death/loss of a family member, blended families etc, reach out to me to find out how I can help with your unique parenting journey.

I believe that parents are the foundation of a child's future. They can shape their little ones into emotionally intelligent people, who then go out into the world to create a healthier society. 

How can parenting consultations help me and my family?

  • We work together to explore the concerns you have about your child

  • Explore and address both your needs as a parent and your child's needs 

  • Identify the strengths you already have as a parent and recognise areas of growth for a more attuned relationship with your child.

  • Develop confidence as a parent, to care for and address your child's needs.

  • Help you and your family navigate challenging circumstances and continue to be available for your children. 

  • Better manage and cope with the everyday demands of parenting 

  • Adapt and implement effective methods to manage your child's behaviour without resulting in power struggles.

  • Develop stronger bonding with your child.

  • Address issues within the family system that may be impacting on your parenting and your relationship with your child.

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Working with Me

My Approach

First and foremost, I am a parent myself, and I know parenting is not as easy as a walk in the park, as many might assume it to be. I am not going to judge you or try to teach you how you should parent your child. I will work with you and your child to identify each of your needs and help you find the most appropriate course of action for your family.

With my training and experience in Systemic Family Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy, I am able to recognise any unhelpful relationship patterns within the family system and help you find ways to get out of these negative cycles. I also have clinical experience working with families who have experienced trauma, including intergenerational trauma. I am able to recognise when issues such as trauma and grief impact your ability to parent effectively. Using these frameworks, I help you to become the best possible parent you could be for your child, and for your child to experience a safe and secure childhood to develop into an emotionally secure adult. 

I also value and work within your cultural norms of parenting and do not try to impose any standardised views of parenting, while upholding the basic rights of children.

I also provide counselling for children and adolescents. Please click the button below to view information about child & adolescent counselling.  

Parenting Counselling at Lotus Bloom

Parenting Counselling sessions can involve one or both parents, parent and child, or the whole family. You can give me a call on 0434 947 255 to discuss your family's needs. 

Appointments for parenting consultations are available in the Western Sydney area.

Sessions involving one parent only: $130

Sessions involving dyad or whole family: $160 

*(Weekend and after-hours surcharge: $20)

Each session duration is 60 minutes. 

The number of sessions required depends on your unique circumstances and issues. 

I also offer a free 15-minute phone consultation prior to the first session, so that you can get to know me or ask me any questions. 

How to book your appointment?

You can book your appointment online on our client portal by clicking on the book now button below.

Alternatively, contact me during business hours.

Please note that I do not respond to crisis calls. If you are in a crisis and need immediate support, contact 000 or Lifeline on 13 11 14. 

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Individual Counselling

 

Do you struggle with anxiety, depression or stress that holds you back from living life more fully?

Do you struggle with managing your emotions or feel overwhelmed with life in general? 

Does your child struggle with anxiety, stress, managing emotions or have relationship issues? 

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Couples Counselling

 

Are you feeling stuck and alone in your relationship or constantly arguing with your partner? 

Are you experiencing distress in your relationship due to infidelity or other trust issues?

 

Do you want to improve the quality of your relationship with your partner?