Williamsroad Family Therapy Centre
Counselling & Therapy , Training & Supervision
The Family Therapy framework works on the understanding that a person's distress is often linked with their relationships to the people around them, both past and present - especially within their family.
Individuals & families participating in systemic therapy find that it helps repair relationships, and focuses the family's attention on improving daily life for everyone.
What can Family Therapy help with?
Some people come to see us with concerns about family issues or life transitions, while others come with concerns about a family member. We work collaboratively and in coordination with the other professionals in the family system: doctors, individual psychologists, psychiatrists, psychotherapists, social workers, family support agencies, schools, and child protection. This is especially true for families with complex issues, or suffering siginificant and long-standing distress.Read more
Training And Supervision
Williamsroad offers one of the leading AAFT-accredited graduate programs in family therapy, and has done so for over 20 years.
Williamsroad also specialises in tailored Professional Development workshops and short courses for agencies and organisations, where we bring expert practitioners and teachers into your organisation to teach your staff a systemic approach to specific client problems.
- 4-Day Intensive: Core Ideas and Practices of Family Therapy:
This course is a prerequisite for participation in our Graduate Program in Family Therapy, but it is also a standalone program which introduces the most useful ideas of Family & Systemic Therapy.
- Systemic Conceptualisation & Family Assessment: This 3-day program is especially useful to quickly understand what is going on in a family or a complex human system. It also covers two quantitative evidence-based assessment tools to track client outcomes and
- Other intensive programs: contact the Williamsroad reception directly
Swinburne Masters of Social Science (Family Therapy) <- This program is in teach-out, and Swinburne is no longer taking enrolments. The ACU program will soon replace it.
Contact the Williamsroad reception directly if you have questions
Professional Development Program
- Each year we provide a set of Professional Develoment seminars and workshops on specific topics relating to complex practice
Workshops covering clinical practice with complex individuals, couples, families, children, young men, and major mental illness.