Bringing counselling and support services to the people of Newcastle and the Hunter.
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Most of us are a single event away from being stuck, scared, and isolated from people who can support us.

Reflex Social Services is a charity that provides 
trauma counselling and support for people who need it.

We currently provide a range of counselling and support services throughout Newcastle, the Hunter, and the Central Coast.

Our goal is to create a rapid response mobile counselling service for the people who need it, regardless of their finances or funding allocations. We're not there yet, but every interaction you have with us gets us one step closer to that goal.

There are plenty of things you can do to help us reach our goal.
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Our Services

Since our launch in 2015, we've grown to provide a range of high quality assistance services. 

Mobile Counselling Service

If you're in need of help, assistance, or guidance, we offer a mobile counselling service in the privacy of your own home.
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Disability Support

We offer a range of one-on-one and family counselling and behavioural services for plan managed participants of the NDIS.
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Sector Support

We also offer a range of support services for non-government organisations throughout the welfare, employment, and social service sectors.
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Resources

With our online publications, we work to educate the public and people who work in our sector about a range of mental and social health issues.
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Our Recent Articles

June 7, 2019
Dealing with the Emotional Aftermath of a Life-Changing Event

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June 7, 2019
PTSD 101: What Sufferers wish you knew, and how you can help.

Reading Time: 6 minutes Lived experiences of ptsd I have spent some time speaking with a number of people in our community about their experiences with PTSD and what they want others to know about it. One of my interviewees experienced years of emotional trauma with family and the loss of his son, suffered severe physical injury and watched physical […]

June 5, 2019
Practical Tips in the Aftermath of a Life-Changing Event.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Whether it’s a relationship breakdown, the death of a loved one, or your house burning down, there are things that you can do to keep yourself safe, sane, and healthy as you take the time you need to look after yourself, heal, and figure out what your life looks like now that it’s changed. In […]

April 10, 2019
Another Hot Take on the new Domestic Violence Funding from an Organisation that Works with Victims

Reading Time: 4 minutes Content Warning: Domestic Violence The Australian Federal Government promised this week to provide $10 million in grants toward Domestic Violence programs that take a “whole of family” approach and incorporate couples counselling and “dispute resolution services”. The government has been in consultation with domestic violence groups for years, none of which have ever endorsed these […]

April 4, 2019
2019 Budget Reaction

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m going to be upfront and remind you that Reflex is a service that brings emergency counselling services to people who need it most. A lot of the time, that’s people who live under the poverty line, people with disabilities, and people the current system has failed. Some of our more conservative friends would call […]

February 26, 2019
6 Things I Unfollowed Online Thanks to Marie Kondo

Reading Time: 6 minutes I’m sure you’ve read enough Kondo thinkpieces by now to know the drill about this lady, her book, and her new Netflix series. Whether you love the process for your own home, or think that she’s the Ted Bundy of trinkets, she’s one of those figures that polarises opinions, and one of those figures that’s […]

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PO Box 1846, Newcastle, NSW 2300
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