Brisbane Counselling and Psychotherapy for Parents
Creative counselling service Brisbane is a group of psychologists, counsellors, mental health therapists and psych professionals who are bulk billing service providers for psychotherapy and mental health counselling to those suffering from anxiety, depression, needing marriage counselling and those needing de-addiction counselling for their drug and alcohol addiction. They also provide clinical counselling and psychotherapy for obesity and for the adolescents and child health.
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Parent counselling can help you improve your parenting, no matter what difficulties you are facing.
How can we help?
Our expert counsellors and psychotherapists are highly skilled at helping you understand what is causing your parenting difficulties, and their specialist knowledge covers all kinds of parenting issues, including:
I’m struggling to control my anger
The style of parenting I received from my own parents doesn’t work for me
My partner and I disagree on how to parent our children
My step-children do not like or accept me
My children are not doing well at school – am I a failed parent?
I am struggling with the conflicting demands of my job and being a parent
There is no romance between myself and my partner since we became parents
I’m a single parent and I’m struggling to cope
My child is being bullied at school
My children are torn between myself and my ex-partner
I can’t get along with my children
Benefits of parent counsellors
Benefits of seeing Parenting Counsellors/Psychotherapists for Parenting Concerns include:
- Relief in accompanying symptoms of depression, anxiety and low self-confidence
- Gain understanding and insight into your parenting style and where it originates
- Helps examine unhelpful thoughts, feelings and behaviour
- Improves communication skills and expression within family settings
- Provides opportunity to work through painful/confusing childhood emotions or experiences.
Is being a parent Stressful?
Being a parent can be tough. In fact it can be one of the hardest roles we have to undertake. Children do not come with a set of instructions and while there is plenty of information available on the best way to raise your child, the reality of being a parent can be daunting.
One of the most difficult aspects is the expectation we put on ourselves to raise the ‘perfect’ children and to be the ‘perfect’ parents. The fact is that as human beings we all have limitations and we all have difficulties. We are far from perfect. That’s why many parents can benefit from the supportive hand of parenting counsellors.
What can psychotherapists and counsellors do?
Counselling and psychotherapy can help parents in many different ways. For some, it may be about questioning their own childhood experiences and the parenting they received, for others it may be a case of struggling to deal with a specific issue such as bullying, or toilet training.
Others may need help addressing their emotional or relationship needs that can make parenting particularly challenging or simply finding ways of communicating better as a family.
Most forms of therapy will be able to provide parents with the space to talk about their most intimate thoughts and feelings concerning parenthood and allow them the opportunity of further understanding why they parent as they do, and what strategies can be put in place to aid them with the things they want to change