Self-help Programs

We run 8 week programs on a variety of topics. 

Start times may vary depending on our clients and their needs.

Please get in touch if you are interested in joining. 

Drug and alcohol

We offer substance awareness and addiction programs and counselling, for groups and individuals. You will be guided to identify the underlying causes of your addiction and work through them with a qualified counsellor. 

You will learn:

  • How trauma (including intergenerational trauma) can impact addiction.
  • The impact of different drugs.
  • How addiction impacts the processes of your mind and body. 
  • Cognitive behaviour therapy (using practical self-help strategies to change unhelpful thinking, feeling and behaving). 
  • Relaxation and diversionary techniques
    to break the cycle of addiction and
    reduce relapse.
  • How to manage your life (goal setting, taking ownership, financial guidance
    and more).

COST: $280
DURATION: 8 WEEKS

Triple P Parenting

This is all about making family life more positive and enjoyable. The program doesn’t tell you how to be a parent, it gives you a toolbox of ideas to use. Then you choose the strategies that work for your family and how you want to use them.

You will learn how to:

  • Raise happy, confident kids.
  • Manage misbehaviour so everyone enjoys life more.
  • Set rules and routines that everyone respects and follows.
  • Encourage behaviour you like.
  • Take care of yourself as a parent.
  • Feel confident you’re doing the
    right thing.

COST: $280
DURATION: 8 WEEKS

Anger management

Identify the behaviours and thought patterns that are having a negative impact on your everyday life and learn how to take control of them. 

You will learn:

  • How different factors influence decision-making.
  • Tools to support cognitive restructuring (getting your
    brain to create more helpful
    thinking patterns).
  • Pathways for personal development.
  • Strategies for positive change.
  • The cost/benefit approach to committing to change.
  • Safe coping mechanisms (and  what inappropriate substance use means).
  • How inappropriate coping mechanisms can lead to
    criminal behaviour.

COST: $280
DURATION: 8 WEEKS

 Cook on a budget

Learn to cook on a budget in a supportive, fun and creative environment. All food is included. 

Learn about:

  • Budgeting
  • Cooking
  • Cleaning
  • Organisational skills
  • Meal preparation
  • Shopping
  • Making friends
  • Work-ready skills

Learn to make:

  • Pizza from scratch
  • Pulled pork chipotle and
    slaw sliders
  • Poached bream and
    steamed greens
  • Tacos
  • So much more!

COST: $40 per week or $320 in total
DURATION: 8 WEEKS