Seeing a Counsellor
Adolescent and Family Counsellors provide free confidential Counselling services. Adolescent and Family Counsellors are members of a professional NSW wide Counselling Association.
Adolescent and Family Counsellors provide a
safe environment for young people aged 12 to 18 and their families to discuss
What a Counsellor does
Adolescent and Family Counsellors confidentially support and work with young people and their families to achieve positive change by:
The AFC Counselling Service
The Adolescent and Family Counselling Service provides a centre based counselling Service at Woodrising Neighbourhood Centre as well as an outreach in the local government area of West Lake Macquarie.
Changing and challenging times
Adolescent can be a really challenging time not only for young people but also for their families.
The young person is changing physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually. It is time of natural transition in human development of young people of moving towards independence. The ability to progress through this transition safely, with increasing rights, freedoms and responsibilities often becomes problematic for young people and their families.
Counselling offers a neutral confidential support environment that can facilitate positive changes during these challenging times
The Adolescent and Family Counsellor (AFC) is a free service. Families and young people can self-refer by speaking with the Counsellor directly on (02) 4950 5018.
Alternatively, the Adolescent and Counsellor will return any phone enquiry that has been left on the Services message bank. Enquires about the AFC service can also be made to Woodrising Neighbourhood Center Administration (02) 49594624. The Adolescent and Family Counsellors accept referrals from a wide range of community sources.
Please contact the Counsellor for further enquiries (02) 4950 5018
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