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What is wrong with Christmas? LOTS!

Christmas can be a very difficult time of year, here are some reason’s why: Financial pressure – the pressure to buy gifts for all, the pressure to put on a large feast, the pressure to attend lots of Christmas parties that can attract costs. Feeling alone – a lot of people feel extremely alone this […]

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Tips For Managing Depression

There are many different things that you can do to help manage depression, from seeking Psychological Treatments or Medical Treatments to things you can do on a day to day basis to help yourself: Maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy, exercising and abstaining from drugs or alcohol. Learn about your condition, what it is, […]

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How Depression Affects Society

I wonder if you are truly aware of the impact that depression has on our society? Here are some staggering statistics from the World Health Organisation, for more information, check out the Australian Psychology Society. Although remarkable advances have been made in the detection and management of mood disorders over the last decade, the increasing […]

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A Testimony

We all like to know we aren’t alone, well here is a testimony from someone who suffered from depression and sought counselling to deal with it: “I would describe my life with depression as hopeless, I felt hopeless and worthless. I didn’t feel as though I was any good at anything and I often felt […]

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What does Depression look like? It may surprise you…

Sometimes when we think of depression we think of sad, crying, huddled up on the couch individuals who show us that they are physically depressed. And whilst some people feel comfortable to show this around their loved ones, it is definitely not what Depression always looks like. As mentioned in our last post on depression, […]

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Depression

You know someone who suffers from depression, even if you don’t think you do… Depression is: QUIET. It can affect anyone, anyone can fall victim to it and you would not even know. Much like a mask, people can hide their depression behind a smile. They can answer your “how are you?” question with “yeah […]

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PRESS RELEASE

Connections Counselling WA has recently undergone a major re-branding, we have a fresh new look, fresh new systems and are excited to share about our changes in many different ways! One of these ways is via a press release! Here is it in case you haven’t heard: Connections Counselling was set up as a local […]

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