Counselling Therapy in Sydney

  • Are you needing help with coping life skills?

  • Are you needing someone to talk to?

  • Would you like to help with relationships and family issues?

  • Needing help and support through Grief and Loss?

  • Would you like to resolve issues and challenges in your life?

  • Would you like to overcome past traumas?

  • LGBTQ Counselling Therapy

 


Awareness Healing offers effective Counselling Therapy in Sydney. Here we offer a range of effective therapies for a range of issues. Using a range of counselling therapy models, the therapist will listen, sympathise and help you find new coping tools and perspectives for problem-solving, making change and resolving issues. Here at Awareness Healing, we offer many styles of Counselling therapy ranging from Psycho-Analytical approaches, Person-Centred Therapy, Cognitive Therapies, Hypnotherapy and Mindfulness techniques.

This Counselling Therapy approach is more about finding truth and meaning from a spiritual perspective. In therapy, we are accessing the inner wisdom of spirit allowing this state of being to assist in the healing process. To access this spirit isn’t a hard thing to achieve. What most people believe about ‘being spiritual’ is that one must practice as a monk to achieve a high level of spiritual awareness. Although this is partly true, the process of beginning your connection to your soul is very simple. We access our unconscious mind through deep introspection, relaxation and reflection.

Being spiritual in Counselling Therapy is about allowing yourself to feel emotions and observe the human ego-self. It is not about separating you from your body but rather stepping aside to observe the big picture. Within your adult self in every present moment holds this wisdom. The key is to use the part of the mind that holds this wisdom. And relaxation is the key too exploring the mind and healing any issues that are present. You can be of any religion or spiritual practice to get the benefit of this holistic therapy.

Please give us a call if you have a particular issue not listed below. Once you give us a call, we can discuss the process of counselling, discuss if this therapy is appropriate for you and work out ways to assist in constructing a plan for change.


What is Counselling effective for:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem and Confidence
  • Loneliness, Grief and Loss
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Phobias and Fears
  • Illness and Disease
  • Motivation
  • Stress Management
  • Drug and Alcohol
  • Workplace Wellbeing
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Sexual Identity Therapy
  • LGBTQ Identity Therapy

Counselling Therapies:

  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Solution Focused Therapy Counselling
  • Holistic Counselling
  • Meaning Reconstruction
  • Existential Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Life Coaching (Performance, Career & Workplace)
  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Cognitive Analytical Therapy
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Person-centered Counselling
  • Psychoanalysis Counselling
  • Psychodynamic Counselling

LGBTQ Therapy –  Gay Identity and Trauma Therapy

Here at Awareness Healing, we are very aware that the LGBTQ community are in need of support. In our Sydney clinic, we are able to work with all forms of trauma, abandonment, violence, neglect and the development of Identity. As a gay person, we have had to deal with great trauma, the neglect of the true authentic self has been denied of its truest essence. Through therapy, we will explore the process of developing a safe place to heal the child’s self as we learn to mature this part of us through the lens of our humanistic and individual qualities. This process is a slow but progressive building of confidence, self-esteem, motivation, individualism and the healing of our child identity which holds the riches of joy, wonder and creativity. For more information, please refer to www.awarenesshealing.com.au/sydney-gay-counselling-and-hypnotherapy/


A reminder before your sessions

  • Please wear comfortable clothes.
  • Please make sure you leave plenty of time available for the session.
  • Be clear about what you would like to be assisted with, what you would like to achieve. What is going to be the main focus of your session?
  • Eat well, but light before you come in.
  • The night before and the day of your session please avoid alcohol and limit your use of caffeine and other stimulating substances.

Code of Ethics and Practice

As a therapist, we are responsible for offering the highest quality services and following the codes of conduct in line with the law. The client also has rights. The client and the therapist both deserve a space that is safe and conducive to change and healing. For more information, please click on the following link… Code of Ethics and Practice.


Do you suffer from Mental Illness or Depression?

Often these symptoms will be treated with drugs prescribed by a doctor. Anti-depressants, sleep medication, and perhaps a diet or stop smoking program will be prescribed. It’s a good idea to see a doctor first before seeing a Hypnotherapist.

For the duty of care for my clients, I need to screen potential clients for mental illness before we proceed with a session. I am not able to facilitate Hypnotherapy, Counselling, or Reiki if you have a mental illness such as Schizophrenia or Bipolar or any other diagnosed mental illness by your Doctor, Specialist, or Psychiatrist.

If you are on Anxiety or Depression medication, you will need to get a doctor’s referral first before the session and bring the referral to the session. Not all people on medications and a referral can start the therapy. There will be a screening process before we proceed.


Commitment to the therapy

Hypnotherapy is a mutual and collaborative process. You and the practitioner will work together to develop goals on which you want to work on. We cannot change you but act as a facilitator. Only you can change yourself. You are responsible for making the effort to work on the problems or issues that concern you. We are committed to helping you in this process.

Hypnotherapy works best when you and your practitioner develop a strong working relationship based on mutual trust, honesty and respect. You should demonstrate a strong commitment which in time will bring you great benefits. If you are experiencing any problem relating to the practitioner, we encourage you to discuss these matters honestly and together a resolution can be made. Sometimes you and the practitioner may decide that it is best for you to meet with another practitioner.


A reminder before your sessions

  • Please wear comfortable clothes.
  • Please make sure you leave plenty of time available for the session.
  • Be clear about what you would like to be assisted with, what you would like to achieve. What is going to be the main focus of your session?
  • Meditation in the morning is fine or puts yourself in a calm place like going for a walk or listening to some soothing music.
  • Eat well, but light before you come in.
  • The night before and the day of your session please avoid alcohol, caffeine, and other stimulating substances.

Deposit to book your session

No Counselling session can be booked without a payment of $120 and deposited into the below bank account. Without the transferred deposit, the sessions are not secured and will be offered to another person. If you attend your scheduled sessions without rescheduling and cancellation, the deposit will go towards your last session.

Bank Account Details:
Name: Dean Galati
BSB: 062 770
Account Number: 1019 1105

Rescheduling Policy

Out of respect for the Practitioners time, please give the practitioner 48 hours notice when needing to reschedule your session. If the session is rescheduled less than 48 hours, the deposit of $120 will be used up to pay for the time slot.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel the session, please give the practitioner at least 48 hours notice. If the session is cancelled or you have not turned up to the session, the deposit of $120 will be withheld. At the end of each day, time is very valuable. Therapy businesses are always busy and time slots can be very valuable. Respecting the time of a therapist is greatly appreciated. If you can’t make it, just let us know more than 48 hours before the session with an SMS.

Rates

For effective results, a minimum of 6 sessions is required.
No session can be booked until a phone consultation is completed.

Payment can be made as a credit card transaction at the session. All payments have a 1.9% transaction fee. Alternatively, you can bring cash to the session.


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