A mother and teenage daughter sit together and discuss mental health while drinking tea.
A mother and teenage daughter sit together and discuss mental health while drinking tea.

Adolescent Mental Health Guide for Teachers & Parents

Every single day of every single year, someone somewhere struggles with their mental health. Mental health challenges are common in adolescents in Australia, with

An ECU Master of Counselling student is sitting facing another person. She has her hand on their shoulder and is smiling at them.
An ECU Master of Counselling student is sitting facing another person. She has her hand on their shoulder and is smiling at them.

Unemployment and Mental Health During Covid-19

In September 2020, Australia’s unemployment rate hit 6.9% as another 29,500 people were out of work (including over 20,000 full-time jobs and more than 9,000 part-time jobs) [

A woman sits in her chair, tlking to a counsellor. They are both smiling and there are people sitting and talking in the background.
A woman sits in her chair, tlking to a counsellor. They are both smiling and there are people sitting and talking in the background.

What are the Career Opportunities for Counsellors?

Job opportunities for counsellors are on the rise – literally. On Seek.com’s list of Australia’s 20 most-needed jobs, the category of

woman sitting on couch thinking about problem or having depression
woman sitting on couch thinking about problem or having depression

Ignoring Mental Health Issues

As the world experiences an unprecedented health crisis, how is our collective mental health faring? Just last year,

A counsellor is sitting on a couch opposite a client. She is taking notes and smiling.
A counsellor is sitting on a couch opposite a client. She is taking notes and smiling.

How to Become a Counsellor

The role of a counsellor is often defined as helping people identify and effectively respond to emotional, social and educational challenges. But this clinical summary strips

A counsellor and her client are sitting on a couch, the client is talking and the counsellor is listening intently.
A counsellor and her client are sitting on a couch, the client is talking and the counsellor is listening intently.

5 Reasons Why You Should Study a Master of Counselling

More and more people are struggling to feel heard. With an increased need for professionals with counselling skills, we explore how studying a Master of Counselling can help your