Open Arms provides training and support to all our counsellors, to enable the ongoing delivery of high quality mental health assessment and clinical counselling for Australian veterans and their families​​​​​​​:

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    About veterans and their families

    Veterans and their families face unique experiences during a military career, and in transitioning to civilian life.
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    Assessment and treatment

    Recommended evidence-based treatment for common mental health issues specific to veterans. Drawing upon the latest Australian and international best practice guidelines for the treatment of common mental health problems by qualified health professionals.
  • Referral options

    Health professionals refer clients to Open Arms and other organisations for specific services. Services include treatment for mental health issues, drug and alcohol misuse, sleep problems, gambling and relationships.
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    Professional development military awareness

    Improve your understanding of the veteran experience and common mental health issues. Access professional development opportunities via webinars, courses and programs.
  • Provider resources

    Materials and resources for health professionals caring for the veteran community.
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    Work for Open Arms

    Work with Australia's leading provider of clinical counselling services for the veteran community.

  • Research and collaboration

    Open Arms contributes to a wide range of research projects in Australia and around the world, as well as funding professional development for counsellors.