Offering women 'decision-making' counselling. [VicHansard 3536 - 3550] - Christine Campbell

[Extracts from Ms Campbell's address to Parliament]

Women need to be offered counselling by independent professional counsellors...

Decision-making counselling should never direct the client in any particular way...

Many women who are looking at having an abortion see it as their sole option; decision-making counselling enables them to look at options that they may not have even considered...

The best outcome is that the client has the chance to make a good choice because her sense of panic and stress is eased and she can move forward confident in the decision she makes.


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