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Counselling

The Wide Bay Sexual Assault Services provides free and confidential counselling for people who have experienced sexual violence during their lives as well as to their parents, carers or family members whom may also have been impacted by that violence. WBSAS DOES NOT discriminate against clients in relation to gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or age.

Counselling Provided:

We provide client centred, strengths based, trauma informed counselling. Our therapist use a range of modalities to best meet the needs of each individual client. Including; Trauma Informed Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Person Centred Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT),  Play therapy, ExpressiveTherapies, Sandplay Therapy and Interpersonal Therapy.

Some of the benefits our counselling service can promote:

For Adults:

  • Realise you are not alone.
  • Improve emotion regulation skills.
  • Acklowledge your experience of trauma.
  • Gain understanding of how the sexual violence has affected your life.
  • Development os strategies to assist recovery from sexual violence.
  • Provide information and secondary referrals

For Children and Young People:

  • Helping children and young people to feel safe.
  • Educating children and families about protective behaviours.
  • Helping children and young people to express emotions safely.

To make a referral or to book an appointment, please contact us.