Mental Health Matters: Why Counselling is Essential for Everyone

“Sometimes the bravest thing you can do is ask for help.” – Unknown Welcome to Hope and Resilience Counselling, where I, John Dodwell, your local mental health counsellor in Wagga Wagga, am dedicated to providing supportive, non-judgemental guidance to help you find hope and strengthen your resilience, wherever you may be. Let’s dispel a common […]

Constructive Expression: Channelling Anger into Positive Outcomes

“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” – Mark Twain As your local mental health counsellor in Wagga Wagga, I, John, am deeply passionate about providing respectful, non-judgemental support to individuals seeking to navigate the complexities of […]

Navigating Adolescent Challenges: A Counsellor’s Guide to Peer Pressure and Identity

Adolescence is a pivotal stage of development marked by significant physical, emotional, and social changes. As a mental health counsellor at Hope and Resilience Counselling in Wagga Wagga, I specialise in supporting adolescents as they navigate the complexities of peer pressure and identity formation. In this report, we will delve into the challenges posed by […]

Unleashing the Fury: Mastering the Art of Anger Management

Greetings, fellow seekers of tranquillity. I’m John Dodwell, your dedicated mental health counsellor in Wagga Wagga, and for this blog, we’re delving deeper into the essential strategies for effectively managing anger. Anger is a natural and powerful emotion, but when left unchecked, it can have detrimental effects on our mental and physical well-being, as well […]

Navigating Adolescence: How Counselling Can Support Teenagers

As a mental health counsellor based in Wagga Wagga, I’ve had the privilege of supporting teenagers through the tumultuous journey of adolescence. At Hope and Resilience Counselling, my mission is simple: to provide a safe and non-judgemental space where young people can explore their emotions, develop coping strategies, and ultimately, find hope and resilience amidst […]