WAYS WELLNESS CENTRE
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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”
“I feel hopeful and inspired and we have used a lot of the strategies learned already with success!”
“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”
“Absolutely life-changing for me! Already recommended it to a few people”
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
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.
ADDITIONAL ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES
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 ! ”
“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”
“Both facilitators were extremely knowledgeable and generous with their information. Great service and felt privileged to have access to it”