Other Important Life Decisions: Services Offered

STEP 1

“THE DECISION MAKING PROCESS”  OTHER IMPORTANT LIFE DECISIONS  

Communicating Matters will:

  • Support you in making other important decisions by helping you to work with other service providers.
  • Help you articulate the values, beliefs and wishes that underlie the decisions that you have made.
  • Refer you to other resources to get additional information or help.

STEP 2

“COMMUNICATING YOUR DECISIONS” – “OTHER IMPORTANT LIFE DECISIONS”

will:

  • Prepare you for the conversation(s):
    • Meet with you to help you to be clear about what you want to say about your decisions.
    • Help you articulate the values, beliefs and wishes that underlie these decisions.
    • Help you be clear about what you want to share about your choices surrounding divorce, separation and choices surrounding gender and sexuality.
    • Help you decide who you want to tell about your decisions. This may be your family, your friends, or any other people who are important to you.
    • Help you to anticipate the communication and relationship dynamics with the important people in your life.
  • Facilitate The Conversation(s): 
    • Create an open meeting environment with some rules and boundaries so that you can talk about and share the information that you wish to. 
    • Facilitate the conversation(s) so that you can clearly share your information in a way that can be heard by others during times of anxiety and stress.
    • Support you in responding to the reactions and emotions of the people who are important to you as they hear what you are saying.
  • Refer to other professionals:
    • If counselling is needed, Communicating Matters will provide information about other resources to people who request help.