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Separation and Divorce


Separation or divorce is a major event in anyone’s life and there are are ways of working through the practical and emotional issues. At Positive Solutions we can help you with strategies to adjust during this time and work towards a fresh start.

A mixture of emotions can be felt in a relationship breakup. These emotions can include guilt, relief, anxiety and anger. It is also natural to feel exposed and have many questions in relation to separation, family law and divorce.

What services are available?

Our experienced counsellors are able to provide you with support through your separation. This support may be about hurt feelings, problems between you and your partner or another person in the family, new living arrangements and issues relating to the care of your children and financial adjustments. For further information about this service please see post separation counselling for more information.

Our experienced Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners are able to assist you and your partner in parenting and/or property matters. This service is known as family mediation and is a requirement for parenting under the Family Law Act. For more information about family mediation services please click here.

What will it cost?

Positive Solutions can provide separation services in a number of areas on a sliding scale based on your income. For more information on costs or to make an appointment please contact our office.

Do you provide services over the phone or online?

We have found that in most instances separation services provided face-to-face is most effective but 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

When will I be able to get an appointment?

Waiting times for an appointment vary according to the current level of demand and your availability.

To make an appointment call  03 6223 5612.

Dear Clients

Important COVID-19 Update

At Positive Solutions, the safety and well-being of our clients and staff are our priority. As we know, the easing of border restrictions has resulted in the transmission of COVID-19 in the community. To ensure we keep the risk of COVID-19 transmission within Positive Solutions to a minimum, we request:

  • That all clients, staff and visitors wear a mask when visiting Positive Solutions. We request that you supply your own mask.
  • Please remember to use the Check-In Tas app on arrival for each visit.
  • Please use hand sanitiser regularly and maintain social distancing of 1.5m.
  • You will not be able to wait onsite for a family/friend who is attending a session. Where sessions end early we can call to advise.
  • We are continuing to operate face to face but if you are available to attend via phone or online please let us know.
  • If you are exhibiting any cold or flu like symptoms please do not attend the office. We are able to easily reschedule appointments to phone/online if needed.

We appreciate your cooperation in helping us keep our clients and staff safe during this time.

If you have any concerns or queries please do not hesitate to speak to your counsellor/mediator or to our Administration Team.

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