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Children's Counselling
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At Better You HQ Counselling, we understand the pressures adolescent's face today. Our expert counselling services are designed to help navigate emotional and social hurdles, ensuring confidence, resilience and emotional wellbeing

Adolescence presents a unique set of challenges for both adolescent's and their parents. Many teenagers and young adults struggle with academic, social and emotional stress, leading to issues such as anxiety, depression, suicidality and self-harm, life stress, emotional outbursts, social withdrawal, conflicts, and school problems. These common issues can significantly benefit from professional counselling and therapy.

 

At Better You HQ Counselling, we address these challenges with a comprehensive approach tailored to meet each individual needs. We focus on building resilience, improving emotional regulation, and developing essential coping skills. Our expert counsellor is dedicated to creating a safe and supportive environment where client's feel heard and understood, empowering them to navigate their world with confidence and resilience

Counselling Services to Address Adolescent Needs:

  • ADHD Counselling: Specialised strategies for clients with ADHD, helping navigate the world with confidence and ease.

  • Anger Management: Skills to understand and manage emotions effectively, reducing anger and improving overall behaviour.

  • Autism Support: Tailored strategies for client's with autism to help you thrive in your daily life.

  • Behaviour Issues and School Challenges:  Address disruptive behaviours such as fighting, defiance, and emotional outbursts with targeted interventions, and support in overcoming school-related challenges, including school refusal and academic difficulties.

  • Bullying: Implement strategies to manage bullying, ensuring a safer and more supportive environment.

  • Conflict Resolution: Effective conflict resolution techniques to handle disagreements constructively and maintain positive relationships.

  • Family Changes: Guidance through the emotional landscape of family changes, helping adjust and thrive despite the challenges.

  • Life Stresses: Support to understand and manage life stresses, and strategies to increase coping skills.

  • Low Self-Esteem: Build a positive self-image and develop a strong sense of self-worth, fostering resilience and confidence.

  • Sibling Rivalry: Provide strategies to manage sibling conflicts and improve family harmony.

  • Social Skills Development: Develop essential social skills, such as effective communication, empathy, and cooperation. Support for overcoming social withdrawal, managing peer pressure, and improving interpersonal relationships.

  • Suicide Prevention: Compassionate support and effective interventions for adolescent's experiencing suicidal thoughts, prioritising their safety and emotional wellbeing.

  • Self-Harm Support: Guidance and support for client's engaging in self-harm, focusing on their emotional health and recovery.

  • Toxic Friendships: Recognise and navigate toxic friendships, fostering healthy and supportive relationships.

​Why Choose Better You HQ Counselling?​ 

At Better You HQ Counselling, our expert counsellors in Mansfield, Victoria, bring a wealth of experience in education, disability, and crisis support. Prue, who has worked with Lifeline, offers deep insights into handling crises and providing immediate emotional support, making her uniquely equipped to address the complex needs of teenagers and adolescents.

We understand the specific challenges faced by adolescents, including anxiety, depression, life transtions, behavioural issues, and the impact of neurodiversities such as autism and ADHD. Our team provides personalised support tailored to each teenager's unique needs, ensuring they receive the best possible care.

Our approach is centred around creating a safe and welcoming environment where client's feel comfortable discussing their social and emotional challenges. We utilise evidence-based practices and draw on our extensive background in working with diverse populations to help our client's develop resilience, improve emotional regulation, and navigate their world with confidence. Whether you are dealing with school-related issues, family changes, or life pressure, we're here to support them every step of the way.

Our Tailored Guidance for Adolescent Challenges:

At Better You HQ Counselling, our commitment to leveraging our expertise in mental health and lifespan development means you receive the highest standard of care. We are dedicated to supporting your journey towards improved relationships, greater self-confidence, and a happier, healthier life.

  • Educational Insight: Our background in education allows us to collaborate effectively with schools, helping to create supportive academic environments and addressing school-related social issues comprehensively.

  • Disability Expertise: With specialised knowledge in disability support, we offer tailored strategies that cater to the unique needs of adolescence with disabilities, enhancing their social skills and overall wellbeing.

  • Mental Health Focus: Understanding the prevalence of mental health issues among teenagers is crucial. In Australia, one in seven young people aged 4-17 years experiences a mental health disorder. Our services are designed to address these critical needs, providing targeted support to help teenagers manage and overcome mental health challenges.

  • Holistic Approach: We understand the interconnected nature of educational, social, and emotional development. Our holistic approach ensures that we address all aspects of your teenager's life, promoting balanced and sustainable growth.

  • Collaborative Support: We work closely with parents, teachers, and other professionals to create a consistent support network for each client, ensuring you receive the comprehensive care you need both at home and in school.

  • Empathy and Understanding: Our counsellors are trained to understand and empathise with the unique experiences of each client providing a nurturing environment where you feel valued and heard.

Build a Brighter Future for You:

At Better You HQ Counselling, we understand the unique and complex challenges young adults face. As an experienced Emotions Coach and qualified Tuning into Teens facilitator, we're here to help teens master their emotions, just like a sporting coach helps athletes hone their skills.

 

Together, we'll navigate tough moments when sadness, anger, or anxiety become overwhelming, providing you with the tools needed to thrive. We recognise that supporting a teenager and young adult through their emotional struggles can be challenging for parents, so our wrap-around counselling services also offer guidance for you, helping you assist your teen's journey towards emotional and social growth. Choosing Better You HQ Counselling is a crucial step in empowering your teen to navigate life's challenges with confidence and resilience.

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Overcome challenges and build a healthier, more fulfilling life. Contact Better You HQ Counselling today to schedule an appointment and learn more about our counselling services.

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