Program Overview

The Open Exchange’s Counselling and Advocacy program strives to deliver safe, effective, connected and person-centred assessment, counselling and advocacy services to individuals and their families. The Counsellor Advocate role brings expertise and an in-depth working knowledge of delivering trauma-informed and trauma focussed interventions for individuals and their families/carers by providing a range of interventions, including early intervention and individual and group-based approaches. Our counsellors are accredited.

Key Outcomes

  • Provide safe, effective, connected and person-centred counselling interventions. 
  • Provide psychoeducation in individual and group settings. 
  • Facilitate referrals to relevant agencies. 
  • Contribute to identifying systemic issues affecting individuals and their families of migrant and refugee backgrounds to inform relevant policy.

Topics covered

trauma-informed  | psychoeducation | referrals systemic change

Program Information

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