NDIS Counselling

What is NDIS Counselling?

NDIS counselling is a form of talking therapy that’s available as part of NDIS provision, and many people find that talking therapy plays a key role in enabling them to meet their NDIS plan goals. Counselling is a carefully structured conversation that is designed to enable participants to explore issues that are of concern to them and discover a helpful way of dealing with these.

During counselling, participants have a respectful, safe space in which to discuss a wide range of topics. The counsellors delivering this service are trained, certified professionals who are experts in their fields.

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What can NDIS counselling do for me?

  • Enable constructive problem-solving
  • Improve self-esteem and confidence
  • Improve assertiveness
  • Enable exploration of gender/sexuality
  • Assist with bereavement/grieving issues
  • Improve mood
  • Build better relationships
  • Work out how to tackle previously insurmountable tasks
    Decrease anxiety

What topics can I talk about?

Participants in counselling can talk about a wide range of topics – typically a counselling session will be used to discuss topics of concern to the participant. There are usually very few topics that are taboo during a counselling session and the contents of a session are confidential unless a client discloses they intend to harm themselves or others.

Some of the topics that are frequently discussed as part of a counselling session are detailed below:

  • Grief/bereavement/loss
  • Anxieties around work or finances
  • Difficulties with personal relationships
  • Abuse
  • Body image
  • Disability
  • Eating disorders
  • Motivation and mood issues
  • Insomnia
  • Self-harm

The topics under discussion are usually agreed upon at the beginning of the session to ensure focused work is completed. With the right counsellor, many clients can expect to see positive outcomes from their counselling experience in just a few sessions.

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How can I access NDIS counselling?

For counselling to be funded through NDIS, you will need “Improved Daily Living” identified as a goal in your plan. This is an adaptable, versatile pot of money that can be used on a wide range of well-being services, including counselling. NDIS clients can choose to allocate some or all of their “Improved Daily Living” funds to counselling or receive counselling as part of a wider package of services.

Specialist Support Coordination

Point Care provides a diverse portfolio of services to assist and support NDIS clients in achieving their goals. NDIS counselling is just one of the services that Point Care can facilitate. We can identify a counsellor that has the skills and experience necessary to provide the best outcomes for you. If you feel that counselling would be of benefit, or require further information, give us a call on 1800 288 622 to speak with a member of our friendly staff. We service a wide range of locations in Australia including Rockhampton, Bundaberg, Fraser Coast, Mackay, Townsville, Cairns & Toowoomba.
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