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Counselling Aotearoa February 2018

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The February 2018 issue of Counselling Aotearoa, the "external" newsletter of the NZ Association of Counsellors / Te Roopu Kaiwhiriwhiri o Aotearoa includes stories about a call to action for counselling services for the Transgender community, NZAC's newest CPD Project Coordinator Niccy Fraser's message to members, what the government's Mental Health Inquiry means for counselling in New Zealand and not-for-profit organisation Adventure Development Ltd's aim to bring New Zealand youth back to their roots. more...
New Zealand has a highly medicalised plan for “treating” the transgender community, but we haven’t taken on board that this is a human rights issue. This is where counsellors can make a difference. more...
“Our 21st century world is in a state of constant, fast paced change. Clients have very different emotional and social needs than they used to, so counsellors need to keep up with the changes.” more...
“The New Zealand government’s Mental Health Inquiry must identify the unmet needs within the mental health and addiction services and agree on how Government and the community can respond most effectively,” says New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) Executive Member, Christine Macfarlane. more...
Adventure Development Ltd (ADL) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides therapy for young people who are experiencing problems with their mental health and addiction issues. more...

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