Issues we can help with include:

Below is a sample the most common issues that can cause stress and anxiety in a family. Although not an exhaustive list it gives you an idea of the kind of help we can provide. Have a read through and then head to our services page to learn more about the next step.


Home Issues

  • Change in family members, issues of separation & loss
  • Resistance to accepting parental authority & house rules
  • Difficulties with siblings and need to challenge or control others in the family
  • Lack of warmth and family interaction
  • Challenging caregivers and creating conflict

School Issues

  • Negative attitude towards school and learning
  • Academic difficulties, low grades, under-performing
  • Primary-secondary transition, change of school, or difficulty settling in
  • Behavioural issues at school, conflict with teachers, truancy, bullying, suspension/exclusion
  • Educational supports seem lacking (staff not addressing youth’s problems)

Community issues

  • Social isolation, lack of involvement with positive peers
  • Neighbourhood has poor facilities, absence of clubs, pro-social activities
  • High environmental and social stress, e.g. increase of anti-social behaviour in the neighbourhood
  • Youth attends a school that is not close to home