The House of Wellness Radio – Full Show 29th October


On The House of Wellness Radio show this week, why couples counselling can save your relationship, urgent need for blood donors in Victoria. Listen to the full episode.

On this week’s The House of Wellness radio show:

  • Relationship counsellor Dan Auerbach talks about why couples counselling can be beneficial to the relationship, how to know when it’s the right time to seek expert help and if couples therapy is a sign of a doomed relationship.
  • He also discusses some of the main causes of conflict between couples and whether arguing is good for the relationship. Plus, if there is some truth to the ‘seven-year itch’.
  • New statistics reveal an urgent need for more blood donors in Victoria as stocks of commonly used blood types drop to their lowest point in the year. To see if you’re eligible to donate blood, visit Life Blood for information on the criteria. Also, tips on what to do before, during and after your blood donation session.
  • Former gold medallist Olympic swimmer Giaan Rooney shares her conscious journey with health and how she takes care of her general wellbeing.
  • Plus, Giaan talks about why she’s a supporter of probiotics and how we can ensure we get enough of it in our day-to-day diet, regardless of age.
  • Giaan also tells a tale or two about her life in the country after recently buying a macadamia farm to live on in Northern New South Wales.
  • Health training manager Julie Seamer provides expert tips on how to fast relieve hay fever symptoms, which affects approximately one in five people in Australia.


  • Luke Hines, host
  • Sally Obermeder, co-host
  • Gerald Quigley, pharmacist and master herbalist. To submit a question for Gerald, go to the “Ask” tab on The House of Wellness website


  • Dan Auerbach, relationship counsellor and CEO of Associated Counsellors and Psychologists
  • Giaan Rooney, Olympic Gold medallist, sports commentator and macadamia nut farmer
  • Julie Seamer, health training manager