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Two Sides To Every Story

By nick | June 28, 2019 | 0

One of the things I notice when I do couples counselling, is the oft-repeated human condition that epitomises the ancient proverb: “every person is right in their own eyes.” There are always two realities, two perspectives, two opinions that often … Read more

Leaders Look After Yourselves!

By nick | June 7, 2019 | 0

I don’t work Fridays. As far as vocational activity goes, on a Friday, you can stick it. Today (Friday) as I was riding my bike along the waterfront to catch up with a mate for coffee, I noticed that the … Read more

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Research Informed Practice with Re-coupled Partners

By nick | December 17, 2018 | 0

By Ryan Hill Human’s most intimate social environment is the family unit. There were 46,604 nationally registered divorces in Australia in 2016 (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2017). Martin-Uzzi and Duval-Tsioles (2013) point out 75% of individual’s who divorce will remarry. … Read more

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Health and Trauma

By nick | December 7, 2018 | 2

By Ryan Hill MA Social Work , B. Psych.Sc I have worked with a number of clients who have experienced past trauma in my counselling practice. Trauma-informed practice is imperative to prevent unwittingly retraumatising clients, however clinicians must always be … Read more

friendship and mental health

True Friends

By nick | November 13, 2018 | 0

C.S. Lewis once said, “Friendship is born at the moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was the only one.” The importance of true friends can’t be overstated. Life is intrinsically richer with them … Read more

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Re-wiring

By nick | October 5, 2018 | 0

‘Re-wiring’ is a name used by counsellors, psychologists and coaches to describe a number of therapy models that are focused on helping people to think and subsequently behave differently. They generally incorporate and integrate variations of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy(CBT) with other … Read more

learning how to rest

Rest

By nick | October 4, 2018 | 2

Sometimes I look at strangers’ faces,and try to guess what is going on in their worlds. Often times, the faces I look at seem to tell untold stories of grief and pain, quiet desperation and aching loneliness. Other times the … Read more

Mental Health and Recreation

Mental Health and Recreation

By nick | August 18, 2018 | 0

There are several things that I’m really thankful to my parents for, aside from giving birth to me of course…  The fact that we never got a TV until I was about 12 is one of them. Whilst at the … Read more

Nick Gwynn Breathe Counselling Perth Office

Nick Gwynn | Breathe Counselling

By nick | July 20, 2018 | 0