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Dr Karen Phillip is a Counselling Psychotherapist; Clinical Hypnotherapist and the Parenting and Relationship Expert on television, radio and print media both here and overseas. She is an International Author and Key Note Speaker.

Dr Karen is one of the rare Family Futurists. With years of experience and seeing the change in family and individuals over many decades, she is now writing and speaking about the variation we can expect in the way family communicates, the type of life we can expect for our children as society changes and technology explodes. This will affect us all.

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Divorce after turning 50



While numbers of divorce are high, the divorce rate for over 50 continues to increase. Divorce later in life is different than in your 20’s, 30’s or 40’s. You have known this person for over half of your life, have set up home, assets, family, maybe even set up a business to Divorce after 50. You have a considerable history together and most all friends are yours together. Memories and experiences have been shared with [...]


Proactive Case for Couples Therapy



Even If Your Marriage Is Happy now, many marriages are in crisis. Marriages can exacerbate mental health issues and marriage can allow you to find happiness and fulfillment. The case for proactive couples’ therapy, or counselling, is crucial. We grow up believing that marriage is happy yet filled with a degree of discord. None of us is really prepared, even those couples attending pre-marriage counselling, although it is an excellent way to start this new [...]


 

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