Sarah Roberts - The Empty Cradle

Counsellor, ACA-L1

Verified by Psychology Today
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Sarah Roberts - The Empty Cradle

Counsellor, ACA-L1

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

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Additional Location

online
Melbourne, VIC 3000
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About

The Empty Cradle supports involuntary childless women to grieve the loss of motherhood and create lives of connection, meaning and joy. As lived experience counsellors we understand childlessness can leave women feeling broken hearted and excluded from the world of children, mothers and families. We can experience profound grief, shame, diminished self worth, struggle for meaning and purpose, and impact on interpersonal relationships. There can be regrets, bereavement, losses and ongoing trauma. We support women to develop esteem, confidence and competence to navigate this difficult terrain and gently create a new vision for life.
The Empty Cradle offer online counseling, individual and group programs, workshops, resources and the power of a loving community. We support women to maximize their psychological health and wellbeing during their fertile years and beyond. We assist with decision making, interpersonal relationships, navigating family, work and social contexts.
Involuntary childlessness can be shame saturated, leaving women isolated and struggling with disenfranchised grief. This can make reaching out and finding appropriate support difficult. We get it. We are lived experience counsellors who understand involuntary childlessness from the inside. Childlessness is not just a fact, it's an ongoing lived experience.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $120 - $150

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 33 Years
  • Membership: Australian Counselling Association / Level 1 Member
  • Training: Social Science Counselling / Completing Master of Social Work / 1996
Bringing together a unique combination of lived experience, academic and clinical skills to support women who are childless not by choice.

Location

Other Location +

Additional Location

online
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Specialties
  • Women's Issues
  • Infertility
  • Life Transitions
Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Childless not by choice, involuntary childlessness
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Life Coaching
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Expressive Arts
  • Feminist
  • Gestalt
  • Grief and loss
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centred
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Transactional Analysis
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 21 Sep 2021
Photo of Sarah Roberts - The Empty Cradle, Counsellor in Brisbane City
Sarah Roberts - The Empty Cradle

Counsellor, ACA-L1