What Can I Expect from the Dads Unlimited Counselling Service?

What Can I Expect from the Dads Unlimited Counselling Service?

If this is the first time you’ve considered personal counselling, you may be unsure what to expect from us, and your counselling sessions. It's great to approach it with curiosity and an open mind. You’ve already done the hardest part by seeking support.

Attend an informal, confidential, non-clinical meeting with Victoria to discuss how you feel the effects of relationship breakdown, family separation, co-parenting conflict or domestic abuse are impacting your wellbeing. If it’s agreed that our counselling service is the appropriate form of support for you at this time then you will be offered up to 12 sessions of therapy lasting 50 minutes each.

You’re encouraged to think about your motivations for attending counselling. It’s okay to be unsure of specific goals or desired outcomes, but it can help to set some intentions at the start.  Be honest with yourself about your commitment. For the process to be beneficial, you will need to attend sessions regularly and set aside time to work on yourself in between.

We work from a Person-Centred perspective, meaning that you take the lead. Our Integrative counsellors employ multiple therapeutic styles, delivering a personalised and practical service to best support you. Your counsellor is there to encourage and empower you without judgement, giving you the confidential space to understand yourself better, and discover the solutions to your issues.

And remember, therapy isn’t something we need only access at points of personal crisis. It is an ongoing investment in ourselves. It can be utilised as a preventative tool as much as a recovery aid. It can bring strength and stability, choice and relief.


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