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Reasons Older Adults Seek Counselling and Clinical Psychology Services

Help is on the way: Support for individuals, couples and families in the community.

The Older Adults Counselling Service offers low-cost counselling and psychotherapy to older adults living in residential care. Counsellors at the Psychology Clinic are Post Graduate students who are enrolled in Masters or Doctoral programs in Clinical or Counselling Psychology.

All counsellors are registered as provisional psychologists, as a minimum, and their practice is supervised by experienced practitioners

The Older Adults Counselling Service can assist with a variety of concerns such as:

  • Transition to living in aged care facilities
  • Family conflict
  • Addictions including drug, alcohol and gambling
  • Relationship and marriage counselling
  • Cross-cultural counselling
  • Concerns over memory problems
  • Carer stress
  • Loneliness
  • Retirement
  • Financial stress
  • Stress related to having medical problems
  • End of life issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Anxiety
  • Depression