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Essendon Counselling – How Life Resolutions Can Support You

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Are you looking for compassionate counselling Essendon? At Life Resolutions, our mission is to provide accessible, understanding counselling and mental health support for all Australians. With the help of our passionate Founder and Director, Jodie Brenton, Life Resolutions has proudly been providing mental health support Essendon for over twenty years. With experience comes expertise and


How NDIS Counselling Helps With Disability and Stigma

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Although studies estimate that around four million Australians, or 18% of the population, have a disability, discrimination and stigma continue to affect the lives of disabled people. From difficulty accessing appropriate care and support to prejudice from others in everyday life, to bullying in schools and the workplace, living with a disability has many emotional


Australians with a Disability and the Holiday Season

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With less than a month to go until Christmas, many people have festivities on their mind. Delicious food, time with family, and gift-giving are things many of us look forward to all year. However, for the four million Australians who live with a disability, the holiday season can also be a tough time. Small things


NDIS and Mental Health Support – How Does it Work?

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme, or NDIS, is a way of funding care and support for Australians living with disabilities. NDIS helps participants access everything from health services to community support – the NDIS is designed to be an all-encompassing funding provider for those with a disability. Of course, mental health support is a crucial


What to Expect from Your First Counselling Session at Life Resolutions

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At Life Resolutions, we understand that the first therapy session can often be the most nerve-wracking, especially if you do not know what the session with comprise of. So, here we seek to explain what one can expect from their first counselling session with the Life Resolutions team. Counselling at Life Resolutions The first counselling


Life Resolutions on Dealing with the Stress of a Global Pandemic

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The Stresses of 2020 and COVID-19 People all across the world are dealing with more stress than ever due to COVID-19 pandemic. While this is absolutely normal and expected during a global trauma, it should be addressed to prevent any severe ramifications to people’s mental health and overall well-being. Whether it is due to loss


Jodie Brenton’s Advice on Getting Through the Stresses of COVID-19

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The effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of Australians This year has seen a substantial rise in the demand for mental health support through both online help services and psychology clinics, showing that the year 2020 is severely grinding on the mental well-being of Australians and people across the world. The Black Dog Institute


What to do When COVID-19 Puts Your Marriage on the Rocks

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Mary Magalotti on the pressures COVID-19 has put on Marriages The year 2020 has been a year full of stress, anxiety and frustration for many Australians. Furthermore, with social isolation restrictions and lockdowns in place across the country and the majority of people working from home, people are spending more time than ever along with


How to Help a Loved One Overcome Depression

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Mary Magalotti Seeing a loved one dealing with depression can be extremely painful and even frustrating, and one of the most common questions we get asked at Life Resolutions is how to support someone with depression. Here is our brief guide on how to do this. Be sensitive – Do not judge the actions of


Jodie Brenton’s Advice on Facing Trauma

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Trauma can be defined in numerous ways, but essentially, it is an individual experience of dealing with the effects and symptoms that have resulted from a specific trauma, with the experience varying substantially from person to person. When a person has experienced trauma, their bran can be significantly affected, leading to difficulties dealing with their