Ipswich Women's Centre offers a variety of counselling options to women, children and young people, that are or have been affected by domestic and family violence.
Counselling is an opportunity to exchange opinions and ideas, obtain information, and share with someone else your experiences in a safe, confidential and healing space.
Counselling provides an opportunity to explore the challenges that women and/or children and young people are facing, as a result of domestic and family violence.
These challenges may include:
- Boundary setting
- Healthy Relationships
- Power and control tactics
- Past and current experiences of abuse
- Expressing anger
- Effects of social isolation
- Safety planning
- Family Law Court
- Child development
Therapeutic programs offered at IWCADV include Women's Counselling, Family Counselling, Kids Group, Women's Group and Children's Counselling.
All therapeutic work is client led, this means that women, children and young people chose what they want to share and what expressive therapies they engage in.
Some of the expressive therapies that we use include; play therapy, sand tray, interactive drawing therapy, clay work, symbol work and narrative therapy.
There is detailed information about the different therapeutic services on the corresponding pages.
Or if you would like to speak to someone to gain further information or have any questions then please contact us on 3816 3100.