online counselling

Online Counselling

By Tech | March 27, 2020 | 0

A few years ago, someone close to me went through some medical treatment that inhibited their ability to leave their home for an extended period of time. During this period, aside from immediate family, they connected with friends and family … Read more

Emotional Calm

By Tech | January 29, 2020 | 0

John Gottman talks about three ingredients to a healthy, happy relationship. These are: Trust Commitment Emotional Calm We build trust primarily through turning towards our partner’s and building consistent and safe connection through authenticity, empathy, kindness and validation. Trust seems … Read more

Conflict

Necessary Conversations Without Unnecessary Conflict

By Tech | December 7, 2019 | 0

BY NICK GWYNN Do you ever find yourself in a conflict with your partner, friend or family member, where it seems the only options are to either say nothing (stonewall), push the issue (argue) or cut the person off completely … Read more

Conflict Management

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

leadership and self care

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

Perth Counsellor Ryan Hill

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

Ryan Hill Breathe Counselling Perth

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

rewiring

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