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Single Session Counselling targets what you need when you need it

When we think about counselling we think about going deep into our feelings, taking as much time as we need, and telling our whole story so no wonder it seems counter intuitive to say – less can actually be enough. Some years ago there was a study reported on by Moshe Talmon where they looked [...]

2019-07-24T22:08:32+00:00June 24th, 2019|Counselling, News|Comments Off on Single Session Counselling targets what you need when you need it

CFS Launches Online Self-Help

By Hugh McGeary, Managing Director, Counselling Services, Catholic Family Service If the shoe fits . . . When your shoes need replacing, you go to a shop that has what you need, be it a work boot or a pair of heels. You know which store offers what, and you have options including online shopping. [...]

2017-05-27T05:24:00+00:00April 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on CFS Launches Online Self-Help

Don’t Let Depression Keep You to Itself

By Hugh McGeary, Managing Director of Counselling Services, Catholic Family Service October 6, 2016 is National Depression Screening Day How do you talk about depression in a way that is meaningful? Let’s start with what depression is not: it’s not about personality, it’s not about being sad, or about grief or loss, or even about feeling [...]

2017-05-27T05:24:05+00:00October 6th, 2016|Anxiety/Depression|Comments Off on Don’t Let Depression Keep You to Itself

Working in the Presence of Resilience

By Sarah Rosenfeld, Supervisor, Counselling Services, Catholic Family Service Resilience. What does this word mean and how do we know we have witnessed it in others?  How do we know if we are ourselves resilient? As a counselor with Catholic Family Service, I have the privilege of witnessing and practicing resilience every day. Resilience has been defined [...]

2017-05-27T05:24:05+00:00September 26th, 2016|Counselling|Comments Off on Working in the Presence of Resilience