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Special occasions away from your kids

Separation and estrangement from your family can be tough at any time, but some special days can carry heightened emotions for those that can’t see their children or wider family.

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Ongoing counselor support for behavior change
What happens in the Changing for Good program?

Lasting behavioural change takes time, commitment and effort.  Our purpose is to continue to support men and their partners, for a further 12-months, after successful completion of an initial Men’s Behaviour Change Program (MBCP).

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The challenge of change

Achieving true behavioural change in your life, especially when you’re trying to change long-standing behaviours, can be a tough slog. Why is it so hard? What holds us back from making positive change in our lives?

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Counselling can help with anger management
How counselling can help with anger management

Counselling can help you understand what’s behind your anger and teach you different and more respectful ways to communicate intense feelings.  Learning and understanding anger management techniques including new ways to communicate is important for you to make meaningful and lasting changes in your life.

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Exercise to improve emotional wellbeing
Exercise the body for emotional wellbeing!

It’s common knowledge that even a little bit of exercise is good for the body, but recent studies show that getting in shape also has great benefits for your emotional wellbeing.

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Looking after yourself

We know it is important to build good relationships and spend our time and energy on our family. But to keep this going, you also need to spend some time looking after yourself. Think of it as self-maintenance; you have to take care of yourself to take care of someone else. With this in mind, we have put together a few things to consider.

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Appreciation

It can be easy to take your partner and the people in your life for granted. We are all so busy that we may not take the time to appreciate the people around us. To help get you started, we’ve compiled some ways you can show your appreciation to those that matter most in your life.

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Avoiding misunderstandings

Communication is something we can all improve on, especially if the situation is difficult. Sometimes we may mishear things and get the wrong end of the stick. Misunderstandings can lead to confusion, hurt and anger.

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Valuing the differences in your relationship

There are differences in all relationships. The key is to try and see these differences as something to value, and not as a source of conflict. You can try to appreciate the ways your partner or ex-partner is different from you.

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Active listening

We have conversations throughout the day, but there may be times when we’re not listening as well as we could. We have some simple techniques for active listening.

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