Links to handy websites and locating resources that other counsellors have found useful.
National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioural Medicine: www.nicabm.com
Hosts a very interesting series of free teleseminars with leading researchers and clinicians including Bill O’hanlon. They also have a very interesting blog that reports on relevant research.
Australian Psychological Society home page: https://www.psychology.org.au/
Includes up to date information on many psychological topics, information on practicing Psychologists and the latest news in psychology for practitioners.
Relationships Australia: http://relationshipsvictoria.com.au/index.html
Provides information on locations of Relationships Australia Centre’s in Victoria, courses and groups and useful information around relationships.
Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement: http://www.grief.org.au/
Provides information on locations of Grief and Bereavement Centre’s in Australia, training programs for practitioners and practical information for those grieving or supporting someone who is grieving.
The Human Condition Bookstore: http://www.psychotherapy.com.au/pages/bookstore/bookstore.asp
An online bookstore for Counsellors with a large range of professional and personal resources on the human condition.
Beyond Blue: http://www.beyondblue.org.au/index.aspx
Provides a range of information of Depression, Anxiety and bipolar.
The Black Dog Institute (Depression): http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/index.cfm
Provides a range of information on mood disorders, fact sheets and information for health professionals.
The Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centers: http://www9.health.gov.au/ccsd/index.cfm
Provides information and resources for carers.
Connecting Care Services Directory: http://www.connectingcare.com/default.asp
A service guide for health services within Victoria.
Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria: http://www.dvirc.org.au/
Provides information on domestic abuse and services available in Victoria.
Bursting the Bubble (family violence): http://www.burstingthebubble.com/
A site designed for teenagers which provide information and services available regarding family violence.
Children By Choice: http://www.childrenbychoice.org.au/index.htm
Provides information, resources, and services around unplanned pregnancies for the consumer and health professionals.
Parenting South Australia: http://www.parenting.sa.gov.au/pegs/
Provides information on parenting for the consumer and practitioner.
The Better Health Channel: http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcsite.nsf?open
A great resource developed by the Victorian Government which includes up to date information on a large range of health issues.
Open Leaves Books: http://openleaves.com.au/
A premier online bookseller specialising in counselling, mental health and therapy books.