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Welcome to Embley House
Counselling for children, adolescents and adults


  • Does your child experience emotional, social or behavioural difficulties?
  • Does your child have difficulties with separation anxiety or school refusal?
  • Do you need help with parenting?


  • Our Philosophy

    At Embley House Counselling for Children (near Joondalup) we believe therapy relies on supporting children in an environment saturated in safety, encouragement, empathy, respect and unconditional positive regard. If a child feels free to play, to explore and deal with their emotions, issues and sense of self, in a non-judgmental atmosphere, they will begin to gain self-regulation, self-esteem and create a positive identity from which they can build upon.

    Whether it is anxiety, school refusal, anger issues, self-esteem issues or many other presenting concerns, Embley House Counselling for Children achieve results because children look forward to coming to their sessions. We understand that every child and every family is different and thus we deliver our therapy in a way that is tailored to the specific child and family.

    After assessing the unique situation of both your child and your family, we develop an individual child and family therapy plan. This may comprise one or more of the following modalities of therapy:

    (Please click the respective item for further information)

    Donna or Jeff will discuss the appropriate modality of therapy with you at the initial parent consultation


    Embley House Calendar

    One-on-one child counselling by appointment Monday - Friday

    Play Therapy is a very effective therapeutic/counselling approach designed to help children [or adolescents] experiencing emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. Appointments are available between Monday and Friday for on-on-one sessions with Donna or Jeff.


    School Holidays Social Skills Workshop (for children)

    A 3-Day Social Skills Club for Children

    Important life skills, learnt in a fun and exciting way

    Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th July 2016 (10am - 2pm)


    Comprehensive Behaviour Management Workshop (for parents)

    Learn to manage difficult behaviour, increase family harmony and allow your children to flourish

  • To engage your children's cooperation by positively noticing and encouraging them
  • To set clear expectations and help them to develop frustration tolerance
  • To help children's brains to develop filters for behaving well
  • To solve family conflict quietly
  • Some simple strategies to practise being a calm parent
  • Advice to help your attachment with you child
  • Helping you to develop more child focused parenting strategies

    One-day course: Saturday 22nd October 2016 (9.30am to 3.00pm)


    Filial Therapy Workshops for Parents

    By Appointment




  • Our therapists:

    Donna Bedells


    Jeff Bedells







     
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