We can help. We at Lifeskills Australia are a team of Qualified Psychologists who offer counselling services in Perth and Australia wide. We assess psychological concerns about family, work, & much more. Call Ph: 📞1800 870 080 if you need help.
You have the right to be happy. However, problems come in life that might cause emotional instability for you. One way is to seek counselling to find an outlet that can help you come to terms with the difficult situations in life.
Everyone needs counselling in ways unique to them. Here at Lifeskills Australia, we offer a wide range of counselling services Perth that help individuals and families to put their lives back to balance.
What are the reasons why people go for counselling?
You are undergoing a big change. You might be starting a new family, a new career, or moving to a different city. It is normal that you need assistance for new ventures.
You are harbouring negative thought patterns. It might be worth talking to someone if you are experiencing mood swings. Counsellors can help you get to the root of the problem.
You have lost your motivation. You no longer feel the joy of doing the things that you used to love. If you are usually an outgoing person and you suddenly desire to be left alone, you might need the services of a counsellor.
You use a substance to cope with life’s issues. If you are using alcohol or drugs and you need help in stopping it, you can reach out to a counsellor. Or, if you know a person who turns to drugs and alcohol and needs help in stopping it, you can also suggest that they ask the help of a therapist.
How much do counselling services charge in Australia?
The average rate per session for counselling services in Perth is from $40 to $350. This depends on the kind of therapy sessions such as one-hour session, one-hour couple session, specialised trauma session, and group session.
What are the benefits of going into counselling?
Helps you learn more about yourself. Counsellors help you make connections based on your story. They offer recommendations or guidance but never tell you what to do. It helps you get empowered to take action on your own.
Guides and helps you achieve your life goals. Counsellors help you clarify and set realistic steps towards your goals.
Helps you improve your relationships. Relationships with other people can be challenging at times. You might be single or in a relationship and find it difficult to trust your partner or relate with others.
Improves different aspects of your life. If you feel that you are not reaching your life goals because something holds you back, counselling can help you explore this. It can help you discover what holds you back and what you need to do in order to make the change.
What are the services that Lifeskills Australia offer?
Counselling is a process that enhances the psychological well-being of an individual. This is an opportunity to discuss concerns as children, adults, couples, or as a family. Lifeskills Australia discusses relationship breakdowns, parenting issues, grief, depression, childhood sexual abuse, among others. Our qualified counsellors and psychologists will help address your life problems optimistically. We can create a custom-tailored approach that will help clarify and fix your issues and build strategies that will enhance your self-worth and self-awareness.
Our career counselling services Perth is designed to support you towards finding a career you love while helping you achieve your full potential. We will guide you on how to make decisions regarding life, career, and well being. Decisions regarding careers involve more than choosing a major and what occupation you desire when you finish college.
Couples today face many stressors – juggling work, home, children, and trying to live up to expectations. Relationship counselling is a kind of psychotherapy that helps couples identify and resolve conflicts to improve their interactions and relationships. We offer you the tools to commit to thoughtful decisions about your relationship.
Family issues (including parenting challenges) are a common source of frustration in today’s time. Family therapy is a psychotherapy that recognises destructive family patterns and helps family members break those behaviours. We will help you understand the current situation of your family, and then create problem-solving sessions with your family members.
Employment Assistance Programmes (EAPs) aim to benefit employees by assisting with any personal or work-related problems that may have an adverse impact on their job performance and emotional well-being. This is an intervention program for the work environment to help employees resolve domestic problems that may affect their work performance.
The Fly In Fly Out (FIFO) lifestyle is common among thousands of families across Perth. At Lifeskills Australia, we understand your role as a FIFO worker doesn’t just affect you – but has a significant impact on your family, friends and mental health. We know that relationships are challenged because of the distance between the couple. Frequently, one parent assumes the role of a single parent while children are in a roller-coaster of emotions as one of the parents often needs to say goodbye.
Hypnosis permits individuals to rediscover memories, thoughts, and painful feelings tucked away in their subconscious minds. It allows you to cope and treat different conditions. We at Lifeskills Australia handle this with a certified hypnotherapist or hypnotist who guides you into a deep state of relaxation. We make suggestions when you are in this trance-like state to be more open to change or therapeutic improvement.
As long as people work together, there will always be conflict as moving parts rub against each other. However, it could either be a positive or a hostile confrontation. Conflict resolution allows two or more parties to agree to a disagreement and find solutions. Reasons for disagreement may be emotional, political, financial, or personal. Negotiation is usually the best recourse to resolve a dispute. We help you choose strategies on how to resolve conflicts.
Our psychologists assist clients with special needs, families and systems with a high level of care to support them to best live their life. We encourage behaviour change coupled with good mental health to sustain and enable integration into the community.
Our sexologists are specialised to treat specific sexual disorders, situations & problems in an integrated & therapeutic manner without any judgement. We offer such services in Perth & Australia. Sexology is a kind of counselling that helps individuals and couples resolve difficulties regarding sex which may include relationship problems or performance anxiety. There are patients who attend the sessions individually while there are those who bring their partners with them. We at Lifeskills offer our clients solutions on how to deal with issues regarding sex.
No one is exempted from the pains of alcohol and drug misuse. However, most addicted individuals do not seek help because of shame and stigma. We at Lifeskills Australia will help you overcome this through different strategies.
Today, gambling is everywhere. It’s heavily promoted and widely accepted across all age groups. You will be truly worried if a family member has a gambling problem. Counselling allows the opportunity for real change. At Lifeskills Australia, we can assist you to recognise the strength of each family member and help you make good decisions. This can restore trust between partners, heal family relations, and repair your financial situation.
A crisis is a reaction from an individual who finds themselves struggling or unable to cope and needs immediate attention under certain circumstances, events or experiences. Crisis intervention equilibrates an individual’s biopsychosocial functions and reduces distress or long-term trauma.
People feel depressed if they deal with discouragement, defeats, and disappointments in life. We listen to your concerns without judging you. We suggest self-care techniques to eliminate depression.
Fear and anxiety are physiological responses to certain situations. We help our clients understand that their thought patterns might contribute to their anxiety through the cognitive component of therapy. You can decrease the possibility of anxiety if you can change how you think.
A person in grief feels its strong influence on one’s persona. Remorse, guilt, shock, bitterness, sadness, and anger go together with grief. We encourage you to remember and talk about your loved one. We also help you recognise that grief and loss is part of life and that you should remember the good memories of the deceased.
Are you struggling emotionally? Counselling is a place to reconnect with and strengthen yourself. General well-being therapy utilizes self-observation through the use of a structured diary, interaction between therapists and homework. We help you explore your behaviours, beliefs, and feelings. Our clients can identify the things that they would like to improve, set realistic goals, and implement actions that will be able to reach the goal.
Dieting alone may not create lasting change. Weight Management counselling not only helps you explore your food options but also focuses on how you relate to food and exercise. Lifeskills Australia helps you focus on changes in lifestyle in order to promote weight loss. We help you get your mind and body to work in unison with the physical element of losing weight.
How long should a counselling session last?
It takes around 50 to 55 minutes for a single session for individual counselling. Therapists call this the therapeutic hour. This is the standard length of the session. However, there are therapists who offer 45-minute sessions or 60-minute sessions. We offer an hour-long session at Lifeskills Australia.
How do you find the best counselling services in Australia?
Before booking an appointment with a counselling services Perth provider, you should check if the counsellors are qualified and certified. They must be focused on the needs of the client, offer a wide range of services, have highly experienced clinicians, and must be fully registered. They must have a track record of providing workshops and training such as stress management workshop, communication workshop, mental health training workshop, and others. You can contact Lifeskills Australia for counselling services.
Does Lifeskills Australia offer emergency services?
How do I make an appointment to see a counsellor?
How can I be sure that what I discuss will remain private?
We at Lifeskills Australia are legally and ethically bound not to reveal information about our patients to unauthorized personnel. We never disclose information without your consent.
How do you maintain confidentiality in Counselling?
It is the responsibility of the counsellor to secure and keep the records of the client to maintain confidentiality. Counsellors should be the only ones who have access to records both at home and at the office. We at Lifeskills practice confidentiality at the highest level.
Is it possible to see a counsellor of the same gender?
You can be very specific when it comes to asking for a therapist of a specific gender. You will be asked to have a preference when calling most intake lines.
Can you show recent testimonials from clients of Lifeskills Australia?
Yes. We have clients from different walks of life whose lives were changed because of their experience with Lifeskills Australia. One of these includes Louisa Hawton— a world boxing champion.
Do you conduct seminar workshops?
Yes. Lifeskills Australia offers training such as Personality Profile Workshop, Stress Management Workshop, and Communication Workshop. You may fill in this form if you want to be part of the training.
Why Choose Lifeskills Australia?
I walked out of Lifeskills feeling…
“I was taught some great behavioural skills, coping skills and learned about myself and why I behave the way I do”
“Equipped with tools to face challenges that will come. I feel connected to myself, my partner and my children”
“ Clearer about decisions and changes I need to make to move forward and face the next chapter ”
“Confident, excited, lighter. I feel like I can breathe again”
“Ready to get back into it and stand in me again. Stronger, lighter, empowered!”
“ Revitalised and with a deeper view on the next chapter of life and career. ”
“ Ready to address the next chapter with confidence. ”
“ I have a better understanding of why I am the way I am and that to have a healthy relationship I need to first take care of myself. ”
“ Accomplished, ready to get on with my life in a cleaner more honest way. ”
“ I have purpose – and control of my life. ”