Residents of Perth generally enjoy a good socio-economic status, partially due to the steady tourism, retail, service and mining industries in WA. There is a vibrant multicultural community including Indigenous Australians.
With an aging population, Alzheimer’s and dementia are of growing concern. Depression and chronic health conditions are major issues faced by all age groups.
Dealing with physical and mental health problems can be very stressful and put pressure on relationships. Often, speaking to a professional counsellor can help people to understand their fears and behaviours. They use a variety of therapies to help people develop positive strategies that improve their daily life.