A resource appointment is an opportunity for you to come and talk to a professional counsellor about any issue or situation, home or work-related. The appointment can last up to an hour, so you will have plenty of time to talk through your situation.
At your Resource Appointment the counsellor will attempt, through listening, reflecting and asking questions, to:
Get a 'full enough' story and find out how the situation or issue is affecting you (in thoughts, feelings and behaviour)
Understand the issue or situation within the broader context of your life
Understand the history of the situation and where it is at this time
Look at 'what helps' and 'what makes it worse'
Affirm your current ways of managing the situation and help you to remember how you have used strengths and resources in the past
Work with you to generate options regarding the issue or situation
Look at what support and resources exist for you already, and consider what other resources may be useful to you