Most of us recognise when a client is ‘complex’ and the attendant anxiety this generates but do we have a shared view of what this means?
Any parent with a child with ASD understands the need for intensive support through childhood as to help a child learn to negotiate the world. However in adolescence the requirement is for a ‘stepping back’ by the parent so the child can develop skills to navigate on their own in preparation for adulthood. This is not an easy transition and parents of young adults often remain excessively involved in their grown-up child’s life
Many Australians count ANZAC Day as one of the most important in the calendar: a reminder that we should never forget the contribution and suffering of those who served and their families in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations. One of the key challenges in the aftermath of war and armed conflict is the challenge of dealing with recollections of violence and atrocities