Steps to Wellbeing participant Ilario with his coach Franky discussing what improves wellbeing.

Get support to manage stress, anxiety and improve your wellbeing.

Steps to Wellbeing is a free service to help you find what is important in your life and take the steps to get you there.

Improve your wellbeing

Over a period of up to six sessions, we assist you to manage stress, anxiety and improve your wellbeing. Our wellbeing coaches provide support in the way that best suits you.

Individual Coaching sessions

Group coaching sessions

Access to online resources

Steps to Wellbeing participant Eleanor in front of a mural painting at our Heidelberg site.
'My coach came up with strategies for thinking about things differently. That was extremely helpful. Straight away I felt comfortable or welcomed and at ease.'
Read Eleanor's story

Using an evidence-informed approach, our coaches work with you to start making changes.

Understand what is important to you

Identify your strengths and values to help set goals to live a more enjoyable and meaningful life.

Develop strategies to improve your wellbeing

Recognise your available supports while finding new strategies to improve resilience and self-care.

The value of lived experience

Several of our Coaches have lived experience of mental health issues and recovery.

Our Lived Experience Coaches have themselves experienced mental health and wellbeing challenges. This experience can help participants identify wellbeing strategies and find their way through their own recovery journey.

To find out more about lived experience coaching and how it can support you, listen to our Lived Experience Coach Francesca on 3CR Community Radio.

Make a referral or contact us to discuss how we can help.

Understand the steps to good wellbeing

Through a supportive, working relationship, your Wellbeing Coach will help you identify the steps to good wellbeing and develop strategies to achieve them.*

Recognise when something is not right

Learn to look for early signs of stress, anxiety or depression.

Work out what needs to change

Explore and gain clarity on your thoughts, feelings and experiences.

Get things under control

Find new strategies to manage stress and improve wellbeing.

Get on with life

Identify internal and external supports and resources to draw on during times of stress.

* These four steps to wellbeing are based on research published by researchers at the Monash University Department of Occupational Therapy. See: White, C, Lentin, P & Farnworth, L 2016, ‘Multi morbidity and the process of living with ongoing illness’, Chronic Illness, vol. 12 no. 2, pp. 83-97.
Steps to Wellbeing Participant Ilario in the garden at the Heidelberg site.
'When I came to Steps to Wellbeing and met with my coach, for me it was a breath of fresh air, it was light shed on my path.'
Read Ilario's story

Connect in a way that suits you

Our coaches are able to work with you in a way that most suits you, including at one of our three locations in the North and East of Melbourne.

Face to face

Telephone

Video conferencing

After hours appointments

The Steps to Wellbeing team in front of a mural painting at our Heidelberg site.
Our Wellbeing Coaches are friendly professionals and specially trained to help you improve your wellbeing.
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