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Catholic Social Services

Social Service

Today

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

Catholic Social Services promotes a holistic approach by offering counselling, social work support, group courses for children and adults, as well as budgeting / advocacy, practical needs advice and assistance and post-adoption services.

We are an Agency of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Christchurch.

Individual, Couple and Family Counselling

We provide professional counselling for individuals, couples, families and young persons. Also free counselling for earthquake trauma. Areas covered but not limited to:

  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Relationship difficulties – couple and family
  • Stress
  • Children’s behaviour 

We use many approaches including:

  • Person Centred
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Narrative
  • Rational Emotive and Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (REBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Integrated and NLP Techniques
  • Attachment Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Small Figures
  • Integrative Drawing Therapy

Group Programmes

Catholic Social Services offer a range of group programmes free of charge to members of the community. Group programmes have been developed to help participants manage specific issues with greater understanding and awareness.

Programmes include:

  • CREAM (Conflict Resolution, Emotional Awareness & Anger Management)
  • Facing Your Fears (for children aged 8-10 years)
  • Parenting Spirited Young People (for parents of all age groups)
  • Seasons For Growth (grief courses for adults and children) 

Ages

5-12 years old

13-17 years old

18+ years old

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral

Hours

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tue 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Wed 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thu 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Fri 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Public Holidays: Closed on all public holidays.
Christmas: Open 23 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec. Closed 28 Dec — 29 Dec. Open 30 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan.

Service Types

Advocacy

Social work

  • Counselling
  • Group Programmes

Supporting financial independence

  • Budgeting

Abuse and violence

  • Anger management
  • Conflict resolution mediation

Website

Region

Canterbury

Contact Details

Matthew Brodie House
336 Cashel Street
Christchurch Central
Christchurch
Canterbury 8011

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Street Address

Matthew Brodie House
336 Cashel Street
Christchurch Central
Christchurch
Canterbury 8011

Postal Address

PO Box 4237
Christchurch 8140

This page was last updated at 11:22AM on December 4, 2018.