The Women’s Health Service acknowledges ‘wellness’ as being inclusive of the physical, emotional, environmental, psychological, spiritual and mental well being of women.
We recognise that women’s health issues can arise due to inequities for women within our culture, and therefore believe in women-centred approaches, which value women’s wisdom and support them in making their own informed health choices.
Women seek counselling for many different reasons. The National Women’s Health Program has identified some contributing factors below:
Examples may include women experiencing depression, anxiety, eating disorders, the effects of trauma, relationship issues, drug and alcohol issues and cultural identity issues.
Examples may include women experiencing or experienced domestic and family violence issues, sexual abuse, sexual assault and other forms of violence.
Examples may include women seeking pregnancy options Including terminations, menopause, sexuality concerns and sexual identity issues.
The Women’s Centre has Women’s Health Counsellors available to provide face-to-face and phone counselling and support for women covering a large range of health issues including domestic and family violence. The Women’s Health Service provides:
Counsellors and activity workers facilitate therapeutic and special interest groups including
Topics may include