I’m Liz McCaughey

Family Counsellor

Helping You Restore Peace & Harmony In Your Family

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Helping You Achieve Harmony In The Family

The Importance of Family Counselling

There is no such thing as a perfect family. While it is a source of love, support, and encouragement for most people, a family can also be at a disconnect and put its members feeling isolated, overlooked, or worse, at odds with each other. The good thing is that there is a type of talking therapy – family counselling – which can help families deal with problems and build a more harmonious home.

Issues Tackled During Family Counselling

Substance abuse

Separation or divorce

Infidelity and trust issues

Disagreements between family members

Mental illness or ailment of a family member

Financial problems or conflicts involving money

School problems like poor grades or bullying

Difficulties between siblings

Shared custody of children

Kids’ behavior problems

Death in the family

Improved Communication

Family counselling services provide tools and insights designed to enable family members to open up and be understood by their peers.  It can address misunderstandings within family members and consequently improve their relationships with each other.

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Better Group Dynamics

Family dynamics could become unhealthy due to misunderstandings or lack of communication between family members. Through family counselling, family members can recognize that those patterns exist and learn new and healthy ways of interacting with each other.

 

 

Improved Self-Esteem

Poor family dynamics can cause some members to feel depressed. This can be remedied through family counselling sessions. As family members discover source of conflict and work towards the resolution of these issues, they should start to feel better about themselves.

 

 

Conflict Resolution

Family counselling services can aid family members in identifying and resolving long-standing problems or conflicts.

 

 

What Is Family Counselling?

Family counselling sessions are conducted by a family therapist, which can be a psychologist or social worker. Family therapy typically involves 10 to 12 sessions on the average. But the length of the therapy will largely depend on the issues that need to be addressed or resolved.

Through family counselling, families are aided by therapists in communicating better, understanding underlying issues, solving problems, and finding new ways to co-exist.  While it is true that family counselling is not an assurance that family problems will go away, this form of therapy still gives family members a chance to get through tough times or situations.

 

Why See A Family Counsellor?

 

Support during difficult life stages

Difficult life stages like death, divorce, and relocation can negatively affect family dynamics. Family counselling can help those who struggle to cope with these stressful moments.

Resolving family conflicts

Family counselling can help you build a stronger home by resolving conflicts and improving communication in the family.

Improve communication in a family

 Often times, lack of communication between family members can fuel discontent in a home. It can also cause family members to grow apart, creating a perfect breeding ground for problems to crop up in the future.

Make families stronger

With the assistance of a family counsellor, the family will be able to identify reasons behind conflicts and misunderstandings in the family. This can very well end up saving the marriage.

About Me

Liz McCaughey is a highly effective counsellor, psychotherapist, presenter and author who specialises in practical applications of emotional intelligence and mindfulness for business in order to maximize performance, create cohesive teams and maintain wellness.

Liz’s extensive international experience includes supporting and presenting to corporations (e.g. Shell Australia; St John’s Ambulance, Australia), Universities (e.g. Curtin University, Australia; Edith Cowen University, Australia) and the military (e.g. Royal Australian Air Force, Pierce, Australia) with group workshops, bespoke sessions and individual coaching.

Private Practice & Courses

Within her private practice, based in Hong Kong & Australia, Liz’s unique approach to therapy provides a supportive and safe environment. This gives her clients the freedom to explore their issues in depth. Liz’s courses provide robust and practical strategies for dealing with life. Liz’s goal is to empower people through knowledge and psychological awareness combined with impactful techniques embedded in mindfulness and meditation.

Testimonials

“Liz’s workshops have changed my life at all levels.  Whether it is professional or personal training, her workshops make a difference. I am so grateful my friend took me along.”

 

Lawyer, Australia

“Liz often says to me, take baby steps and you will still succeed. How right she is, the things she has taught me have shifted so many of my negative habits. I feel a positive change in my life and my attitude about myself. One baby step at a time.”

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Germany

“What I like about Liz’s sessions is that she always manages to hit the nail on the head.  Her guidance has resulted in so many positive changes in my thoughts and how I feel. I think it would be fair to say that she saved my life.”

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United Kingdom

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