Resources

Resources to help you outside of my Programs.

This is a national service link which should be able to refer you to the many support services in your local community.

https://www.berrystreet.org.au/what-we-do/family-violence-services

Blue Knot Foundation Helpline (formerly ASCA Professional Support Line)

Provides help, information, support or referral for adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, their partners, family and friends, health professionals and anyone in the workplace working with people who have experienced childhood trauma and abuse.  Call 1300 657 380, 9am-5pm AEST / seven days per week.

Have you been wanting to take up meditation but unsure where to start? Here’s a link to Meditation Australia where you can find someone in your local area.

https://meditationaustralia.org.au/ 

Want to learn a new skill but don’t where to start? Start with a very small, inexpensive course through udemy.com

Whilst they might be expensive sometimes, I find once you’ve registered your interest, they usually offer up to 90% off course fees within 24 hours.  And to show you the diversity, there are courses from the very unique and quirky to how to support someone with a disability such as learning to knit, to support someone with a disability.

It gives you a great introduction to learning something new and whether you’d like to take it one step further with TAFE or University.

Do you need support in a range of areas?  Such as counselling in a specialised field beyond my training.  Family violence, loans and insurance, financial services and parental support?  Good Shepherd is a great service to connect with.

https://goodshep.org.au

Do you want to get back into the workforce but struggle to find the right outfit due to lack of funds?  We’ve all been there that’s for sure.  That’s where this organisation can help you.  They can also support you with getting your resume’s up to date along with other important support. Once you click on this link, you can find your local support network in the search box near the top of the site.

https://southeastmelbourne.dressforsuccess.org/

Have you ever thought about volunteering to help you regain some of that confidence out in the community?  There are so many to support in your local community, you’d be rather surprised as to how many.  From visiting the elderly in a nursing home, to meals on wheels, to volunteering in an op shop.

The ideas are endless.  Here’s a link to get you thinking about it.

https://www.volunteeringaustralia.org/#/

Bonnie Douglas is a family mediator (FDRP) an Divorce Coach located in Mornington.  She helps couples separate quickly, amicably and for less cost than going down the legal pathway.  Or, if you would like expert 1:1 support and coaching from someone who works inside the system to negotiate with the other party and get through to a final agreement, choose her divorce coaching package.  Call for a free consultation.

https://smootherseparations.com.au/

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