WAYS WELLNESS CENTRE

Counselling

The WAYS counselling team are highly skilled and experienced in dealing with a range of issues affecting young people and their families.

All sessions are free and are not limited in number.

If you want to chat to a professional who really understands the issues that you might be facing please give us a call on 9365 2500

parents counseling

2021 Schedule: 

DATE: Monday, May 24th Monday, June 21st 2021

Four Mondays and one Tuesday (June 8th) due to the long weekend.

TIME: 6pm – 8pm

WHERE: WAYS Bondi Beach – 63A Wairoa Ave North Bondi

Please contact courtney@ways.org.au for enquiries and  / or to be enrolled 

EFFECTIVE PARENTING COURSE

This free five-week course is facilitated by experienced clinicians specializing in adolescent development and behaviour. The group runs for 5 two hour sessions and are offered twice a year and often book up in advance. The course will assist parents to build stronger parent-child relationships and to feel greater confidence in better managing and understanding their adolescents.

This is a skills-building and educational program only.

TOPIC AREAS INCLUDE:

  • Understanding your child – adolescent development
  • Reflecting on your parenting – the impact of various parenting styles
  • Setting limits and boundaries that stick
  • Effective communication and conflict resolution strategies
  • Practical strategies for building resilience in your children and effectively helping them manage their emotions
  • Special topics: alcohol and other drugs, sex, mental health, navigating social media and cyberspace & enhancing internal regulation. 

“This course is one of the MOST beneficial things we have done as parents- everyone should be taught these strategies/ knowledge. Totally needed in the community”

Matt and Jane

“I feel hopeful and inspired and we have used a lot of the strategies learned already with success!”

Tom

“Both facilitators were extremely knowledgeable and generous with their information. It was great to have the practical experience to reinforce the theory. I thought the content was pitched correctly to the target audience. Great service and felt privileged to have access to it” 

John

“Absolutely life-changing for me! Already recommended it to a few people”       

Mary

parents counseling

Free – Bookings at Eventbrite
https://teens.eventbrite.com.au or call 9083 8936 for more information.

TALKING WITH YOUR TEENAGER ABOUT CHALLENGING TEEN ISSUES

This seminar is designed for parents with children aged 10-17, who want practical information and effective and strategies to develop good communication, healthy relationships and better understand and manage adolescent behaviour.

Thursday 25 February 2021 6.15pm – 7.45pm

Community Room,Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre Waverley Park Bondi Rd, Bondi

Supported by WAYS Youth & Family and Waverley Council

Bookings essential, places are strictly limited – see flyer for more information 

Case Management

The WAYS case management team are highly skilled and experienced in dealing with a range of issues affecting young people and their families.

All sessions are free and are not limited in number.

If you want to chat to a professional who really understands the issues that you might be facing please give us a call on 9388 9455

GENERAL PRACTITIONER (G.P) @ WAYS

 

WAYS Wellness Centre is really excited to be offering a bulk billed G.P service to our community of young people and their families. We would like to introduce two incredibly warm, highly skilled and passionate G.P’s. Both G.Ps are specialists in adolescent and family medicine and in working with the presentations below:

  • General health concerns
  • Sexual health such as pregnancy counselling, pregnancy care, contraception, pap smears, STI testing
  • Mental health concerns such as eating disorders, anxiety, depression and bullying advice and mental health care plans
  • Smoking cessation
  • Skin checks
  • Managing drug and alcohol withdrawal

Dr Ross Goldberg is available at our Bondi Junction office on Tuesdays 12pm – 5pm

Dr. Jessica Ivany  is available at our Bondi Junction office Thursdays 1pm – 4pm

Please call 9388 9455 to make an appointment with either doctor.

All G.P services are bulk billed

Medicare  required for G.P.

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ADDITIONAL ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES

Dental

The dental nurses provide a thorough screening of individuals and if any work needs to be done they will refer them to their clinics in Mascot and Hurstville. All patients who are over 18 need a Centrelink Health Care Card.

Interested in Acupuncture ?

Our Wellness centre is excited to offer acupuncture for young people aged 9-25 years. Acupuncture can relieve insomnia, allergies, pain, anxiety and stress. Treatments include; acupuncture, acupressure, meditation and nutrition advice. Our very skilled and experienced acupuncturists are Bartley Melocco and Xanthe Pearson. Bartley is also the founder and principal Acupuncturist at Sevenways Health Centre in North Bondi.

Bartley and Xanthe offer acupuncture at WAYS Bondi Beach on a Thursday morning each fortnight. This is a free service, so appointments book out quickly.

This service does not require a Medicare card.

PARENTS FROM OUR COURSES HAVE SAID:

“This course is one of the MOST beneficial things we have done as parents – everyone should be taught these strategies/ knowledge. Totally needed in the community”

Matt and Jane

“I feel hopeful and inspired and we have used a lot of the strategies learned already with success ! ”

Tom

“Well run and practical, very good, extremely useful for the family. A huge thanks to the facilitators, you are very easy to learn from and you create a fun learning environment Thank you !”

John and Rita

“Absolutely life changing for me ! I have already recommended it to a few people”

Sam

“Both facilitators were extremely knowledgeable and generous with their information. Great service and felt privileged to have access to it”

Simone and Jack

What's On at WAYS

Monday

Free Counselling Bondi Beach 

Free Case Management Bondi Junction

WAYS Out of School Hours Care Bondi Beach 3pm - 7pm

WAYS Secondary Bondi Beach 9.45am - 3.15pm

 

Tuesday

Free Counselling Bondi Beach

Free Case Management Bondi Junction

GP Services Bondi Junction 12pm - 6pm Medicare Card Required currently operating via Telehealth

WAYS Youth Training Bondi Junction

WAYS Out of School Hours Care Bondi Beach 3pm-7pm

WAYS Secondary  Bondi Beach 9.4am - 3.15pm 

 

Wednesday

Free Counselling Bondi Beach

Free Case Management Bondi Junction

WAYS Youth Training Bondi Junction

WAYS Secondary Bondi Beach 9.45am - 3.15pm

WAYS  Out of School Hours Care Bondi Beach 3pm - 7pm

Thursday

Free Counselling Bondi Beach & Bondi Junction

Free Case Management Bondi Junction

WAYS Youth Training Bondi Junction

WAYS Secondary Bondi Beach 9.45am - 3.15pm

WAYS Out of School Hours Care Bondi Beach 3pm - 7pm

 

 

Friday

Free Counselling Bondi Beach 

Free Case Management Bondi Junction

WAYS Youth Training Bondi Junction

WAYS Secondary Bondi Beach 9.45am - 3.15 pm

WAYS  Out of School Hours Care 3pm - 7pm

 

Saturday

Youth Space Drop In Bondi beach 1pm - 6pm

  • Pool Comps
  • BBQ 
  • Roof Top Basket Ball
  • Gaming 
  • Food 

Band Room Hire Bondi Beach 1pm - 6pm

Venue Hire Avaliable Saturday & Sunday