Rediscover Real-World Resilience
Gerard Dunning

Rediscover Real-World Resilience

Empowering You

Embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth. Whether you're facing challenges in your relationships, seeking harmony within your family, or longing to boost your personal confidence in a confronting Social Media and AI-driven world, you've come to the right place.

Happiness comes form The Between

Our quest for happiness is often tied to the difference between our current reality and our perceived ideal self. Yet, the influences of social media and societal pressures can magnify this gap, leaving us feeling lost.

Gerard Dunning

Welcome to our Counselling Practice

Invest in yourself and your relationships today, and witness the lifelong dividends of profound happiness, genuine connections, and unwavering personal confidence that our counselling service can bring into your life.

Our Approach

Our approach is rooted in empathy, compassion, and non-judgment. We believe that every person's story is unique and deserving of the utmost care and attention. Our goal is to create a safe and nurturing space where you can freely express your thoughts and emotions. We focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBT).

Personal & Confidential

Through personalised counselling sessions, we'll work together to unravel the challenges you're facing, explore the dynamics of your relationships, and enhance your personal confidence. Our aim is to equip you with the tools and insights to build healthier connections with your loved ones and embrace your true self with confidence and authenticity.

Guidance & Support

You don't have to navigate this journey alone. We are here to walk alongside you, offering support and guidance every step of the way. Whether you're seeking individual counselling, couples therapy, or family intervention, we tailor our services to suit your unique needs.

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Counselling vs Life Coaching

Recent Post

When that fog of misinterpreted past events settles in, it can push folks to seek solace in alcohol. Here's why that could be a risky move:

🍺 Turning to alcohol amidst this fog can:

🚫 Mask the underlying issues temporarily
🔁 Create a cycle of dependence
🌪️ Worsen anxiety and cloud judgment further
❌ Lead to poor decision-making and actions

While it might feel like a temporary relief, relying on alcohol as a coping mechanism can deepen the fog instead of clearing it.

Instead, seeking support through avenues like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can provide long-term strategies to untangle these misinterpretations and navigate toward clarity without relying on substances.

Remember, mate, it's about finding lasting solutions rather than temporary escapes.

#ClarityNotClouds #CBTSupport

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Our Clients' Success

"I embarked on a journey of self-discovery through counselling and CBT with Gerard, and the experience has been nothing short of remarkable."

"Counselling provided me with a safe, non-judgmental space to explore my thoughts and emotions, allowing me to unravel the complexities of my mind. Gerard's empathetic guidance empowered me to navigate life's challenges with newfound resilience and clarity."

"CBT, in particular, was a game-changer. It equipped me with practical tools to identify and reframe negative thought patterns, transforming my mindset from one of self-doubt to self-belief. The resilience I gained allowed me to face obstacles head-on, turning them into stepping stones toward personal growth."

"This transformative experience wasn't just about finding happiness; it was about creating it. I've learned that the power to reshape my life lies within me, and counselling and CBT were the guiding lights on this incredible journey."

"The Counselling experience allowed me to unpack my emotional baggage and lighten the load. I've never felt more liberated."

"Gerard showed me that seeking help is a sign of strength, not weakness. It's amazing how a listening ear and professional guidance can lead to profound personal growth."

The Key to Your Success

Personal Development & Self-Confidence

Brighter Start Academy

Gerard has come to psychotherapy from a career in broadcast media, business coaching and adult education spanning personal development and management. He is the author of the Brighter Start Academy programme for young adults.

Relationship Counselling
Gerard Dunning - Relationship Counselling

Relationships form the foundation of our lives, shaping our sense of belonging and fulfilment. We recognise the challenges that can arise in intimate partnerships, friendships, and extended family connections. Our aim is to support you in cultivating healthy communication patterns, resolving conflicts, and rediscovering the joy and love that drew you together in the first place.

Family Therapy
Gerard Dunning - Family Therapy

Family is the heart of our practice, and we believe in the power of nurturing and strengthening those bonds. Whether you are seeking guidance to navigate through turbulent times, seeking tools to enhance communication and understanding, or aiming to create a harmonious home environment, our compassionate approach is tailored to your unique needs.

Child Development
Gerard Dunning - Child Development

Childhood is a time of immense growth and development, and we are passionate about providing the necessary support for children to thrive. Whether your child is struggling with emotional challenges, facing transitions, or experiencing behavioural issues, our child-focused therapies provide a nurturing space for exploration, healing, and growth.

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Central Coast, NSW, Australia.

Contact Direct:

Phone: 02 4306 7665

Postal Address: PO Box 5093, Erina Fair, Erina, NSW 2250

ABN: 44 307 959 263 | WWC: WWC0501141E

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