COUNSELLOR. PSYCHOTHERAPIST. LIFE COACH.


Charmaine Roth - Counsellor / Psychotherapist / Life Coach

Therapy is about a commitment to making changes in the way you live your life. Change can be an uncomfortable concept, however you have already taken the first step by looking for assistance – welcome to my website.

Charmaine Roth - Counsellor / Psychotherapist / Life Coach

SHOULD I GO BACK TO WORK?

This article was published in Great Health Guide magazine in May 2016. “Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.” – Meryl Streep One of the most difficult transitions for women is the leap from working when “child free” to making the choice between working or being a stay at home Mum.
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RELATIONSHIPS

Relationships take hard work – there is no doubt about it. Clients often ask what I specialise in and my answer is “relationships.” The assumption then is that I work with couples – which I do, however I also have many individual clients who have neglected their relationship with themselves. It is how we relate
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FAMILY VISIT SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Well its that time of year again when a lot of time is spent with family.For some this can be extremely joyous and for others,this time of year can be fraught with anxiety.I am going to pass these survival tips from leading relationships expert Harriet Lerner. Tip #1: DO NOT DELEGATE YOUR FAMILY TO YOUR
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PERSONAL GROWTH…….

When a friend has a dilemma and confides in you – the immediate reaction of many is to give advice.How many of us fall into that trap and end up losing our friend because they blame us for decision that they have made.Yes we have all learnt that it is very dangerous to give advice
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PAINFUL EMOTIONS

EMOTIONS inform us and play an important role in how we think and behave.There are three components to emotions: 1. How we experience the emotion. 2. How our bodies react to the emotion 3. How we behave in response to the emotion. Many people I see find it very difficult to feel painful emotions. Many
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Treat yourself better….be kinder……

Helpful Tips For Your Inner Critic –by Juliana Breines. When we fail at something important to us, whether in relationships, at school, or at work, it can be very painful. These experiences can threaten the very core of who we think we are and who we want to be. To cope with failure, we often
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GRIEF………

No-one can fail to be moved and shocked by the tragic events of last week.The images of the innocent victims on flight MH17 have galvanised a nation and we collectively mourn their loss. Grief is the natural response to a loss- something that has been taken away. Loss takes many forms,the most obvious being death.
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The Rebate Debate…..

Many times I am asked if my services are rebatable and, am I part of the Allied Health Scheme. The concept of receiving 6 sessions free, from a psychologist referred by a GP, is very tempting because of the obvious financial saving.There is also an expectation, that after seeing a psychologist for six sessions, somehow
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A Perfect Couple……..

We have just been bombarded with every little bit of information about Prince William, Kate the Duchess of Cambridge and little Prince George on their recent visit to Australia. It seems the public couldn’t get enough of the Royal couple with record crowds waiting for hours to catch a glimpse! What is the fascination with
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