"Rising Strong",  is to be able to identify and balance your wants and needs in a way that allows you to stay 'true to yourself', when the pressure of your relationships and commitments is demanding from you!
Melissa Middleton (M. Couns) – Director of Rising Strong Counselling and Training Services.
Specialising in Relationship/ Couples and Individual Counselling Service in Pakenham, Officer, Beaconsfield and Berwick area.

My name is Melissa and I'm the Director, Therapist & Trainer of Rising Strong Counselling and Training Services. I have over 15 years’ experience in a multitude of settings both national and international.

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Rising Strong offers a host of ‘forward thinking’ and best practice services which are designed to build on strength-based aspects of people as well as organisations.

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Forward-thinking "Individual" and/ or "couples" counselling in Melbourne.

An integral part of therapy is to build awareness of the self, for personal improvement. Admitting and confronting spaces where need to improve, does not make us less of a person, in fact, it helps us turn it into a strength. If you are in a couple, self awareness and minfulness is required to understand our triggers and reactions to others and helps us to challenge and change the things that do not work for us in our couple. Using a blend of coaching and recognised current therapuetic practices including (not limited to) Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Schema Therapy and Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy,  and overlaying this with the recognised "Gottman Method", this service is garenteed to get the results you are looking for. 

At Rising Strong Counselling and Training Services, we help residents of Beaconsfield, Officer, Pakenham, Berwick and surrounding areas to access a counselling service aimed at guiding the COUPLE or INDIVIDUAL(s), as they learn and grow. Whether you are looking for counselling for your relationship, marriage, anger management issues or any other issue, you can choose us with peace of mind.


Team building programs for any organisation.

In addition to our individual, family and couples counselling, we also offer a professional training service to schools, businesses and other organisations throughout Victoria. These programs focus on building the strengths of individual staff members while reinforcing the entire team; this helps to encourage personal development and instils a sense of general wellbeing. 



Want to find out more about our counselling services?

We welcome ALL general enquiries, so please feel free to get in touch on ph-0467 961 949, or through our contact form. We will be more than happy to address your enquiry and provide you with any information you need.

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Rising Strong Counselling and Training Services

Officer, Victoria. 3809

0467 961 949  -  enquire.risingstrong@gmail.com


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