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Family and Marriage Counsellor

Family and Marriage Counsellors assist individuals, couples and families with marriage and relationship difficulties. They may work in call centres.

Overview

Family and Marriage Counsellors assist individuals, couples and families with marriage and relationship difficulties. They may work in call centres.

Day-to-day

  • conducts counselling interviews with individuals, couples and family groups
  • assists people in the understanding and adjustment of attitudes, expectations and behaviour to develop more effective interpersonal and marital relationships
  • presents alternative approaches and discusses potential for attitude and behavioural change
  • consults with clients to develop rehabilitation plans taking account of vocational and social needs
  • may work in a call centre.

Considerations

  • stressful.

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