Who It's For

This group is for people in NSW with disabilities who would like support with communication and self-care strategies to develop confidence and strong relationships with others.

How We Help

Our experienced and enthusiastic counsellors support discussion of any challenges you may be facing and offer practical strategies. Support continues after the course.

What to Expect

You’ll be able to share problems so that our experienced counsellors can offer tools and ideas tailored to you and your group. We’d also love you to check-in after the course and tell us how you’re using your newfound skills.


Three and four week programs available:
Wednesdays, 4-25 October
Mondays, 4-18 December



Delivery Options

This group workshop is available online.

What you’ll learn.

This program is designed to help you:

Develop self-care tools that are right for you, and explore concepts around self-compassion
Set boundaries and stay safe in relationships
Deal with and manage challenging emotions, including sadness and loneliness
Learn and practise ways of relating to others
Develop communication skills and strategies
Use art and craft activities to explore and reflect on the most important relationship in our lives: ourselves!

How to Enrol

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Contact Us

Contact our Ability Groupwork team on 1300 024 320 or complete the enquiry form below.

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Phone Call

Our team will call you for a short, private conversation to determine if the program is right for you.

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If it’s a good fit, we’ll book you into the next available group.

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If our upcoming program is full, we’ll place you on our waitlist and contact you as soon as we announce another group.

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Our group workshops are perfect for those looking to build their relationship skills in a safe, supportive and collaborative group environment, led by our expert facilitators. We cover a huge range of topics, from parenting techniques to developing mental wellbeing practices – and offer groups throughout the year, both online and face-to-face.
If you’re unable to attend a session, please contact our client services team by calling 1300 364 277 or emailing us, and we will let your Group Leaders know. Please note – for those who’ve been court-ordered to attend one of our group programs (such as our Men’s Behaviour Change program), participants must attend at least 80% of the workshop’s scheduled sessions in order to receive a statement of attendance.

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