Therapy appointments available now

By the time individual’s think about attending therapy they are usually in a significant level of pain. Sometimes taking the time to search for a therapist, book a counselling appointment then wait for the session day to arrive can be difficult to bear. What’s new? This is the first of its kind in Australia. Therapy appointments are available now with no waiting, 7 days a week, even if it’s up to 11pm.

Experiencing some level of emotional or psychological distress is a normal part of the human experience but sometimes the distress becomes too elevated or prolonged to be manageable. Finding a therapy appointment now isn’t any longer a laborious task. The traditional process of booking an in-clinic session takes time but you can get effective therapeutic support by speaking to a therapist right now, or when and where you need it.

Each therapist has a minimum Bachelor in Counselling or equivalent and is able to offer you strategies within a brief therapy model to help get you back on track. The benefits of brief therapy models have seen substantially researched.

The goal of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is to create a rich, full and meaningful life. It’s evidenced-based and demonstrates efficacy in helping clients restore healthy emotional functioning in a brief timeframe. ACT emphasises living by your values and acceptance of many things we have learnt to struggle with, and many of the strategies can be delivered by phone in brief when you need it. Data also evidences other brief therapies such as Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) are able to improve functioning over the research participants from the control group. The aim of SFBT is to direct conversation toward development and realising a person’s image of the solutions to their problems through use of a series of effective techniques. SFBT strategies are also easily delivered over the phone in the brief therapy format.

In addition to these, there are also a range of other brief and effective therapeutic approaches such as Behavioural Therapy (BT), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). Aspects of all of these can be delivered in brief phone intervention.

Get counselling appointment today? All you need to do is phone 1300 555 118. You can speak to a therapist right now to discuss a range of issues including:

  • Emotional distress
  • Dating difficulties and advice
  • Relationship conflict and coaching
  • Emotional and psychological wellness strategies
  • Sexual issues and a desire to improve sex life
  • Anger management strategies
  • Parenting
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Workplace conflict
  • Issues with external relationships
  • Grief and loss
  • Goal setting for the future
  • Communication skills
  • Self-esteem

Research indicates that on occasion issues will naturally improve if left unaddressed but it largely depends on the type of issue the person is experiencing. Sometimes the environment will change and the problem resolves because the person or circumstance causing the issue is no longer in your life. However, issues usually don’t resolve if they are relational in nature or related to things such as self-esteem, emotional or psychological drivers or internal conflict.

If you’re considering getting a counselling appointment today perhaps brief phone intervention may be right for you. At Therapy Lounge you can speak to a therapist right now and speak for as long or as little as you like – no one hour compulsory session. Just the amount of intervention you actually need.

Suggested reading:

https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/cognitive-behaviour-therapy-cbt

https://www.healthline.com/health/behavioral-therapy

https://www.mindful.org/meditation/mindfulness-getting-started/

http://www.aipc.net.au/articles/narrative-therapy/

https://www.aipc.net.au/articles/principles-and-techniques-of-motivational-interviewing/

https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/dialectical-behaviour-therapy-dbt