Separation and relationship issues can be an emotional and stressful time and it is important that you look after yourself to try and keep stress to a minimum. To assist you our family law counselling service is available.
Family Law Counselling
Our family law counselling service is family counselling provided under the Family Law Act 1975 and is for individuals (including children), couples or families to assist with personal and family issues, including those relating to the care of children. As this service is provided under the requirements of the Family Law Act the Australian Government has provided further information.
We are also a member of Stepfamilies Australia and this support is also extended to blended families.
Our family counsellors are experienced and skilled in dealing with the challenges that are faced by families. We will help support families to strengthen relationships within the family unit by:
- assessing your needs
- identifying areas for change
- promoting understanding and ways of relating
- restoring trust and communication
What are the benefits of family counselling?
The benefits of counselling will vary from one family to the next. The benefits may include:
- developing healthy boundaries
- improving communication
- defining someone’s role within the family
- improving family relationships and interactions
- providing coping tools for family members
- providing strategies to assist families to solve problems.
Our qualified and experienced team of social workers, psychologists and counsellors. All clinical staff undertake professional supervision and on-going training to ensure a high quality of service. Our therapists use a range of counselling approaches, based on what is appropriate for the family and their particular issues.
How much will family counselling cost?
Counselling services are on a fee for service basis. Waiting times for an appointment vary according to the current level of demand and your availability. For more information on costs please contact us on 6223 5612.
Positive Solutions receives funding from the Attorney General’s Department for family counselling services provided under the Family Law Act. Fees for this service are based on your income and region. For further information please click here.
Do you provide services over the phone or online?
In most instances counselling face-to-face is most effective but we know that sometimes you may not be able to visit one of our locations. To organise counselling support via phone or online please contact us.
How do I make an appointment?
You do not need a referral to access Positive Solutions. To make an appointment or to find out more information please contact us.
Get In Touch Today.
Positive Solutions has offices located in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport.
Hobart Office: 165 Davey Street, Hobart TAS 7000
Launceston Office: 76 York Street, Launceston TAS 7250