Counselling

 

The Children, Young People and Families Counselling Service provides counselling to individuals, families or small groups about a range of issues that may affect children and their families.

Children, Young People and Families Counsellors provide assistance to children (under 18 years of age) and their families who may be experiencing the following difficulties:

  • Behavioural problems
  • Emotional issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Worries
  • Trauma
  • Parenting issues
  • Adjustment to separation or divorce
  • Conflict in family relationships
  • Sexual orientation/Identity issues

There is no charge for this service.


What services are provided?

The counsellor will discuss your concerns about your child / children and assess your child/children’s and the family’s needs. The counsellor will ask you about any relevant medical or family history  and about your child’s development (eg, at what age your child walked and talked). Following an assessment the counsellor will develop an action plan with you.

This plan may include:

  • Individual counselling appointments for the child and/or their parents
  • Family counselling
  • Group Programs
  • Consultation with other people working with your child
  • Referral to other agencies

Location and contact details  

To refer your child for Children Young People and Families Counselling phone:

(02) 6592 9536

Counselling services can be accessed in the following locations:

TAREE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE
64 Pulteney Street
TAREE  NSW  2430
(02) 6592 9315

FORSTER COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE
14 Breese Parade
FORSTER  NSW  2428
(02) 6539 6500

GLOUCESTER COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE
Church Street
GLOUCESTER  NSW  2422
(02) 6538 5058

BULAHDELAH COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE
Richmond Street
BULAHDELAH  NSW  2423
(02) 6538 5058

HAWKS NEST COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE
Boona Street
HAWKS NEST  NSW  2324
(02) 6538 5058