The ACT review of the Mental Health (treatment and care) Act 1994 is in its final stages. This review will ensure that the mental health act meets the needs of the community and is in line with important mental health reforms in other Australian states and globally. Many community organisations, stakeholders and interested groups like…

An Interview with Sydney Gestalt Therapist Rhonda Gibson Long  Clinton Power: Hello, this is Clinton Power, founder of “australiacounselling.com.au”. I’m speaking today with Rhonda Gibson Long who is a Gestalt psychotherapist and former Director of the Sydney Gestalt Institute for 15 years. She’s now in private practice in Kingsford New South Wales. Welcome, Rhonda! Rhonda…

A recent study has revealed young people rely on online help for mental health issues over professional help. This national survey was conducted by Inspire Foundation, a mental health organization for  youth. This survey questioned 3600 people under 25 years of age. This survey looked at who uses ReachOut.com and why they use it. It…

Clinton: Hello! This is Clinton Power, founder of AustraliaCounselling.com.au and it’s my great pleasure today to be speaking with Dr. Roy Krawitz who is a New Zealand psychiatrist with the Waikato District Health Board and an honorary clinical senior lecturer at Auckland University. He’s been specialising for the last 25 years in working with people…

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