The case for community counselling

Finally, I got an article published by Community Care Review to highlight the importance of counselling for older adults. While I attempt to make a case for community counsellors, I also recognise that some people need access to a range of mental health professionals. Using a series of examples, I presented scenarios where counsellors makes sense. I am pleased that my article is supported by 2 academics, one in South Australia, the other in Western Australia. Older people (with and without a Home Care Package) and those with NDIS funding can contact YourSide on 1300 134 332 to request for a community counsellor. The partnership between us is to safeguard anyone who accesses my counselling s

Volunteering

Today I attended the NSW Volunteering Conference where some presentations inspired. Among some messages I heard was the notion of values and its alignment with a service. I recognised that among the few key reasons I volunteer as a counsellor is that I want to offer HOPE to others through my skills. Other ways of supporting people is through my LOVE OF LEARNING as ongoing participation in workshops about Grief & Loss, and online counselling (to be offered after Aug 2019). #carolinecounselling #counsellingforchange #continuouslearning