What sort of future do our kids get

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Future Families – What sort of future do our kids get? As a family therapist for the past two decades, I have seen many changes occurring at an escalating rate. Issues relating to our kids future are also changing, a lot. Of course, we all know the issues relating to children spending more time in front of a screen, and parents struggle with that. What about how  issues in relation to our kids future are […]

Older Woman now fastest-growing disadvantaged group

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Recent research indicates that older women are now becoming the fastest-growing group of disadvantaged people. Recent article published in TheRoomXchange According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the divorce rate for those over 60 years old has escalated considerably over the last decade. I am seeing the escalation in my counselling rooms from people even in their mid-fifties. This often occurs because the last child leaves home, or is barely ever home, leaving the couple […]

Thumbs Down and Open Ears

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 Put your thumbs down and open your ears. How incorrect text language can destroy your relationship. We all do it, multiple times a day. Texting our partners about everything from how our day is to the logistics of family life. But what if all this texting get you into a bad habit of always texting, especially  when you should really be talking in person? We’ve all experienced those texts that were read wrong,  caused confusion, were […]

Humanise Not Segregate

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The last few weeks have been so concerning with consistent, repetitive stories through the media of more women being assaulted, attacked, raped and murdered. It is time to humanise not segregate society. Young girls, teenage girls and women, age seems meaningless to these disgusting predators. We must stop generalising and dehumanising men, we need to integrate not segregate humans. Women are told to be more careful, not to walk alone or even after hours, and […]