Mental Health Week Group Therapy

Mental Health Week launch of Trauma Healing Support Group Mental Health Week raises our awareness and helps you find out about resources to help you 🙂 It’s also a time when people explore what’s available to assist – because there’s more in the media with lots of encouragement to you to have a look at … Read more

Headstones provide connection to family

Headstones allow later generations to find ancestors Headstones without any details. Sophie wondered how an organisation that owned so much beautiful parkland could have neglected to put at least the names, birth and death dates on its residents’ headstones. Her heart dragged behind as they searched through the many rows of nameless graves. Doggedly, they … Read more

Marriage & Community Resilience strengthening

Marriage & Community Resilience can be strengthened by natural disasters Marriage & Community Resilience is often a byproduct of natural disasters. Bushfire Crises often bring out the good in the community. Overwhelming generosity fills the news at last. However anxiety and depression is also overwhelming. So far the amount of land burnt is more than … Read more

Serendipity clears up a lot of confusion

Serendipity can explain many perplexing life phenomena Serendipity Sophie thought as she hurried up the tight spiral staircase and knocked on the bedroom door where her sister was staying. Thoughts raced through her mind during what seemed like an eternity before Marianne opened the door. ‘Would you like to come with Anna, Flavia and I … Read more

Surviving PTSD is a good reason to Celebrate often

Surviving is no easy feat, but achievable 🙂 Surviving the last person in WA to be sentenced to death [commuted to life after 4 months public debate, then abolition of the death sentence in 1980] for the murder of the engaged couple, my 40th anniversary of life celebration – is to come out of hiding. … Read more

PTSD marriage counselling creates understanding

PTSD marriage counselling PTSD marriage counselling coaches couples in Advanced Communication Skills to enable both to acknowledge each person’s feelings and needs. How many times have you heard or said ‘but you just don’t understand…’?   Give empathy with PTSD marriage counselling Imago style dialogue skills both people equally to each give the other empathy … Read more

PTSD in emergency services report 2018

PTSD in emergency services PTSD in emergency services is still slipping under the radar. On 28 Jun 2018, at 7:26am ABC news announced a landmark report has been released, examining post-traumatic stress disorder in Australia’s emergency services.  PTSD warning signs need better recognition The report makes 31 recommendations, including that police, fire, and ambulance organisations need to … Read more

DEstress as you try community-living

DEstress as you Try Out Community Living on a Sustainable Property DEstress in our garden flat at an almost fully off-the-grid self-sustainable property 300m from Greenmount Hills National Parks. Imagine only travelling 30km for a school holiday experience of wildlife, flowers and winter creek waterfalls, staying at a very affordable home. Book now via  AirBnb … Read more

Alida Gets Life – Family – Chapter 1

Family also suffers trauma from a personal traumatic episode The whole family has suffered a lot from what was done to your Oma Alida, Bea’s frequently repeated statement echoed through Sophie’s mind as her favourite countryside’s soul was absorbed into her heart. Stepped walls protruded above the end of the Maastricht train station as it … Read more

Family patterns can help or hinder you – learn more here

Family patterns are important to understand Family patterns can help you in your future relationships when there is a history of healthy relationships between couples, and parents with their children.  But what if they are not and you are trying to change some automatic reactions that you’ve learned? Change your family patterns Imago therapy coaches … Read more