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CHRIS MANGIONI

 

Counsellor and Psychotherapist Credentialed Mental Health Nurse

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Mobile:  0402354605

 

17b/818 Pittwater Road
DEE WHY  2099

(enter via Delmar Parade)

 

info@becomingconnected.com.au

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Pregnancy Related Counselling

WE CAN HELP YOU

Becoming pregnant is a life changing event that can affect both women and their relationships in many ways.

A pregnancy whether planned or unplanned can highlight a number of concerns including relationship issues or the capacity to be a parent.

 

It is not uncommon for unresolved feelings about a previous pregnancy, miscarriage, termination, stillbirth or post-natal depression to arise.

For some women, a pregnancy can be a positive life event that provides direction and purpose and they easily adjust to the idea of continuing the pregnancy.

For others, it is a time of stress and isolation leaving them feeling confused and overwhelmed. This may be a time where you need some professional support to assist you to address the issues that have arisen. You can then be supported through the process of making a decision that is best for you at this time.

If you, or someone you know is pregnant and need to talk confidentially to someone

you can call me at Becoming Connected Counselling

How I can help

Counselling offers you a professional, non-judgemental approach to your current situation.  I can provide a supportive environment and information that will assist you to explore the issues, identify coping strategies and contemplate your options.

 

I have professional training and 20 years’ experience working in the area of Women’s Reproductive & Sexual Health and have experience counselling women with pregnancy related issues.

I am accredited with Medicare to provide Non Directive Pregnancy Counselling and you may be eligible for a Medicare rebate with a referral from a General Practitioner.

If you are unsure about what to do

You can help yourself by –

 

  • Giving yourself time – Before making the decision, give yourself time to consider your feelings. Talk to someone who can listen and who will not try to influence you based on their own interests or fears.

 

  • Gathering information – Find out about all the options available to you. Take time to think each one through and decide what is important to you.  

  • Seeking professional help if you are still unsure what to do.

Visit the Resources page for useful contact details and resources for pregnancy related matters