Tag: Counselling

Good Stress vs. Bad Stress

Navigating Stress: Understanding Good Stress vs. Bad Stress Stress is an inevitable part of life—a natural response to the demands and challenges we encounter on a daily basis. While it’s often portrayed in a negative light, not all stress is created equal. In fact, there’s a distinct difference between good stress, known as eustress, and […]

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Navigating the Road to Healing: Understanding PTSD and Effective Therapies Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a complex mental health condition that can profoundly impact an individual’s life after experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event. However, with the right therapeutic interventions, individuals with PTSD can embark on a journey of healing and recovery. In this blog […]

Trauma-Informed Counselling

Healing with Understanding: The Essence and Benefits of Trauma-Informed Counselling Trauma has a profound impact on an individual’s mental and emotional well-being, influencing their thoughts, behaviours, and overall quality of life. Trauma-informed counselling is a specialized approach that recognizes the widespread prevalence of trauma and seeks to provide a safe, supportive, and understanding space for […]

Understanding Psychological Safety

The Bedrock of Healthy Workplaces: Understanding Psychological Safety In the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workplace, there is a concept gaining increasing attention – psychological safety. This fundamental but often overlooked aspect of organizational culture is a crucial factor in fostering creativity, innovation, and overall employee well-being. In this blog post, we’ll explore what psychological […]

Why Choose Us?

Why Choose Us As Your Counsellor? At Sunny Coast Counselling, we understand that everyone goes through difficult times in their lives. Seeking counselling is a brave and proactive step towards improving your mental and emotional well-being. As John Belchamber, our Managing Counsellor, says, “Counselling provides a safe space for individuals to explore their thoughts, feelings […]

Do I Need a Counsellor Or Psychologist?

Counsellor or Psychologist: Choosing the Right Path to Healing When seeking professional support for your mental health or personal challenges, it’s common to encounter the terms “counsellor” and “psychologist.” While both play crucial roles in helping individuals navigate their emotional well-being, there are differences in their training, approaches, and the services they offer. In this […]

10 Stress Relief Tips

Finding Calm Amidst the Chaos: Stress Relief Tips for a Balanced Life In today’s fast-paced world, stress has become an almost constant companion in our lives. Whether it’s the demands of work, family responsibilities, or simply the never-ending stream of information and notifications, stress can easily overwhelm us. The good news is that there are […]

Understanding Transactional Analysis

In the realm of psychology and interpersonal communication, Transactional Analysis (TA) stands as a valuable framework for comprehending human interactions and relationships. Developed by psychiatrist Eric Berne in the mid-20th century, TA delves into the dynamics of social transactions, helping us navigate the complexities of our interactions with others. At the heart of this theory […]

Attachment Theory: Nurturing the Bonds that Shape Our Lives

Human beings are inherently social creatures, wired to form connections with others. These connections, especially the ones we forge in our earliest years, significantly influence our emotional well-being, relationships, and even how we navigate the world. Attachment Theory, a groundbreaking psychological framework, sheds light on the dynamics of human relationships, offering profound insights into why […]