Lonely?

lonely

Are you lonely? In my work as a counsellor, I often meet people who are lonely. In fact, much of the time the very thing that propels people to seek counselling is loneliness. It is nothing to be ashamed of, just as being hungry is nothing to be ashamed of. It is an emotion that … Read more

Boundaries

boundaries

If there’s one theme that comes up in counselling sessions more than any other, I would say it would be around the concept of boundaries. Healthy boundaries and healthy relationships go hand in hand. Whether we are talking about the relationships in a company or community, or the relationship between a husband and wife, the … Read more

Pastoral care 101

pastoral care

Below is an excerpt from the eBook Pastoral Care ( in a nutshell series) by Nick Gwynn. For a copy visit https://breathecounsellingperth.com.au and leave a message for Nick The word ‘Pastor’ is an ancient term that derives from a Greek word poimēn usually translated as ‘Shepherd’ or ‘To Shepherd.’ It is from this basis that … Read more

Diabetes and Depression

diabetes and depression

Depression and Anxiety seem to be epidemic in this generation. Whether this is a cold hard fact or simply a result of over- diagnosis, it is a statement worth noting. Similarly, Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia. In light of this, it is interesting that whilst human beings are discovering new frontiers in science, technology and space, their is still … Read more

Online Counselling

Online Counselling

It’s never been easier to access personal, confidential and compassionate support. In today’s world, where information is thrown at us from every angle, it is comforting to know that at the press of a button we can put everything on hold, breathe, and talk to someone through SKYPE or online counselling. The idea of having … Read more

Anger Management

Anger Management

Anger is one of those emotions that we need, but also need to manage. It empowers us to fight things that we SHOULD fight, like injustice and cruelty. It gives us the fuel and capacity to say NO to certain things and to set limits on certain people and behaviour. Anger helps us by giving … Read more

Overcoming Anxiety

Overcoming Anxiety

The ‘A’ word has become much more popular nowadays than in former times. Where previously it was more acceptable to suppress unwanted emotions such as anxiety and put on a brave face, today it is becoming increasingly normal to admit… “You know what? I am anxious!” Anxiety is one of those experiences that we would … Read more

Marriage Counselling That Actually Works

Marriage Counselling that Works, Reationship Counselling perth, Couples Counselling

Addressing relationship problems through marriage counselling can be like going into battle … When I’m doing couples and marriage counselling, clients will inevitably describe a problem or several problems to me that are apparent in their relationship. It might be an anger problem, a communication problem, a conflict problem, but the reality is, the problem is never the problem… OK… so before … Read more

Relationships Are the Key to Happiness

relationship counselling

Relationship Counselling Relationship Counselling can be one of the best investments you can make in your life. The priority in life and the core of what we focus on at Breathe Counselling Perth is healthy relationships. Relationships can be difficult, hard work and even painful, but they are the most important thing in life. They are worth investing in. When … Read more