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Counselling

Talk to someone who understands

We’re here for adults and children from the moment a child is diagnosed, throughout treatment, and after treatment ends. If you’d like to talk – about anything – we’re here to listen.

Contact our support team to request a counselling session.

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How can we help?

Every family is different, and everyone’s experience with childhood cancer is different. We’re here to listen to your individual needs so that we can help you better cope with the effects cancer has had on your life and emotions. 

Some of the things you might want to explore are:

Uncertainty

How cancer affects relationships

Parenting through cancer

Family

Stress

Anxiety

Fear

Sadness

How does counselling work?

Redkite provides FREE counselling for adults and children. You can talk to us once or twice, or more often if you need. It’s up to you.

Who’s it for?

Counselling is available for children and teens (aged 0-18) diagnosed with cancer, their parents, carers, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, teachers, and the extended community.

What happens in a counselling session?

You decide what you want to talk about – you set the agenda and the pace. It’s also completely confidential. Our social worker will begin by getting to know you, spend time chatting to you about the things that are on your mind and, if you like, will set a time to meet you again in future.

Where do I go for counselling?

Counselling is available over the phone or online using Zoom. We can also meet face-to-face at one of our Redkite offices. 

Children’s Counselling

We offer support to children and their siblings from as young as five to 18 years old.

We adapt our approach depending on their age, interests and stage of development.

Who will I talk to?

Our social workers are childhood cancer specialists. They have the experience to support you in the way that works best for you, and they genuinely care. They’ve been there for countless adults and children throughout their cancer experience, and they’re here for you too.

We want you to connect with the social worker who works best for you. So, if you want to talk to the same person, we will do our best to book you with them for all of your counselling sessions.

Redkite social worker Dana

Support Team
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Social Worker

Hi my name is Dana, Redkite’s new Sydney based Community Social Worker.  I have worked as a social worker for…

Dana
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Hi my name is Dana, Redkite’s new Sydney based Community Social Worker.  I have worked as a social worker for…

Redkite social worker Katja

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