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Remoun S Abdou
Counsellor, MA, AACBT
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
You Can Make Positive Changes in Your Life or Work! Are you troubled by anxiety or low mood? Having difficulty with your relationships? Dissatisfied with your job but don’t know what to do? I am an accredited Counsellor who specialises in disadvantaged clients, disabled clients, adolescents, drug and alcohol, relationship and conflict, abused clients, addictions, mental health issues, grief and loss, acquired brain injury, marriage and financial issues. I am a specialist that offers counselling to support healing and recovery from refugee trauma.
You Can Make Positive Changes in Your Life or Work! Are you troubled by anxiety or low mood? Having difficulty with your relationships? Dissatisfied with your job but don’t know what to do? I am an accredited Counsellor who specialises in disadvantaged clients, disabled clients, adolescents, drug and alcohol, relationship and conflict, abused clients, addictions, mental health issues, grief and loss, acquired brain injury, marriage and financial issues. I am a specialist that offers counselling to support healing and recovery from refugee trauma.
(03) 5905 7088 View (03) 5905 7088
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Lotus Mental Health and Wellness
Counsellor, MA, Assoc MAPS
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Forest Hill, VIC 3131
I'm a Mental Health Professional dedicated to helping individuals navigate the challenges of life with grace and resilience. You might be facing depression, anxiety, or seeking clarity on your racial identity. Perhaps you're grappling with issues related to coping skills, internet addiction, life transitions, or peer relationships. Whether it's relationship challenges, school stress, low self-esteem, spiritual concerns, sports performance, or the impact of stress on your life, we're here to provide tailored support and guidance.
I'm a Mental Health Professional dedicated to helping individuals navigate the challenges of life with grace and resilience. You might be facing depression, anxiety, or seeking clarity on your racial identity. Perhaps you're grappling with issues related to coping skills, internet addiction, life transitions, or peer relationships. Whether it's relationship challenges, school stress, low self-esteem, spiritual concerns, sports performance, or the impact of stress on your life, we're here to provide tailored support and guidance.
(03) 7500 5019 View (03) 7500 5019
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Bixia Ke Bxk Psychology
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Nunawading, VIC 3131
Bixia is a clinical psychologist with considerable experiences in private practice, university and community mental health settings. She is a warm, caring and genuine psychologist who’s practice values are based upon empathy, safety and authenticity. Bixia firmly believes that establishing a robust client-therapist relationship is crucial for successful therapy outcomes. She works to create a secure and non-judgmental environment where her clients feel comfortable expressing their challenges. Bixia assists them in gaining insight into their inner world and exploring how their early experiences impact their current difficulties.
Bixia is a clinical psychologist with considerable experiences in private practice, university and community mental health settings. She is a warm, caring and genuine psychologist who’s practice values are based upon empathy, safety and authenticity. Bixia firmly believes that establishing a robust client-therapist relationship is crucial for successful therapy outcomes. She works to create a secure and non-judgmental environment where her clients feel comfortable expressing their challenges. Bixia assists them in gaining insight into their inner world and exploring how their early experiences impact their current difficulties.
(03) 8797 2580 View (03) 8797 2580
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Felix & Sage Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Forest Hill, VIC 3131
Felix & Sage Psychology is a private practice with two clinics located in Ringwood and Forest Hill, Victoria. Our compassionate team of 20 clinicians provide tailored and accessible mental health care solutions to our clientele, by incorporating various evidence based therapeutic approaches to address their emotional and behavioural needs. Our team works with a vast range of issues including (but not limited to) Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Identity, Trauma and Relationships. Our Ringwood clinic is open until 8pm Monday-Thursday, and both clinics are open Saturdays to ensure we remain accessible to those working 9-5 jobs.
Felix & Sage Psychology is a private practice with two clinics located in Ringwood and Forest Hill, Victoria. Our compassionate team of 20 clinicians provide tailored and accessible mental health care solutions to our clientele, by incorporating various evidence based therapeutic approaches to address their emotional and behavioural needs. Our team works with a vast range of issues including (but not limited to) Anxiety, Depression, Eating Disorders, Identity, Trauma and Relationships. Our Ringwood clinic is open until 8pm Monday-Thursday, and both clinics are open Saturdays to ensure we remain accessible to those working 9-5 jobs.
(03) 8595 5009 View (03) 8595 5009
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Mira Chazan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified Verified
Forest Hill, VIC 3131
With trauma or ongoing stress, survival energy becomes stuck in our nervous system. We might make adjustments, like seeking or avoiding certain types of situations, or clenching certain muscles to dodge tricky feelings or sensations. We believe this keeps us safe from what we fear, but we can also feel trapped in patterns that take a huge toll on our lives, health and relationships. My clients and I work together with sensitivity and compassion to discover ways to gently restore a sense of inner security, peace and passion for life.
With trauma or ongoing stress, survival energy becomes stuck in our nervous system. We might make adjustments, like seeking or avoiding certain types of situations, or clenching certain muscles to dodge tricky feelings or sensations. We believe this keeps us safe from what we fear, but we can also feel trapped in patterns that take a huge toll on our lives, health and relationships. My clients and I work together with sensitivity and compassion to discover ways to gently restore a sense of inner security, peace and passion for life.
(03) 9070 5249 View (03) 9070 5249
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Angelique Marie Brown
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
My work in therapy includes experience in a range of emotional and psychological issues including depression, anxiety disorders (OCD, panic & generalised anxiety), trauma and PTSD (including complex trauma of historical sexual abuse and childhood trauma), relationship issues and personality disorders (such as BPD); as well as addiction problems (e.g. substance abuse, gambling, and pornography). Whilst these are all complex issues, I have also seen many people who are needing assistance with wanting to focus on living a better life, and working on strategies to improve and grow as a person or build their self esteem.
My work in therapy includes experience in a range of emotional and psychological issues including depression, anxiety disorders (OCD, panic & generalised anxiety), trauma and PTSD (including complex trauma of historical sexual abuse and childhood trauma), relationship issues and personality disorders (such as BPD); as well as addiction problems (e.g. substance abuse, gambling, and pornography). Whilst these are all complex issues, I have also seen many people who are needing assistance with wanting to focus on living a better life, and working on strategies to improve and grow as a person or build their self esteem.
(03) 6118 7175 View (03) 6118 7175
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Nadine Touzeau
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
Nadine is a devoted practitioner, specializing in assessment and intervention for adults and children with neurodiversity, ADHD, Autism, anxiety, learning and emotional difficulties. For over 15 years, she has been committed to supporting clients to develop skills, greater independence and confidence, encompassing a growth mindset approach. Nadine understands the nutritional gut-brain connection and how lifestyle can positively impact one’s mental health and quality of life. She promotes a collaborate, safe environment, with a listening ear and support for life’s challenges.
Nadine is a devoted practitioner, specializing in assessment and intervention for adults and children with neurodiversity, ADHD, Autism, anxiety, learning and emotional difficulties. For over 15 years, she has been committed to supporting clients to develop skills, greater independence and confidence, encompassing a growth mindset approach. Nadine understands the nutritional gut-brain connection and how lifestyle can positively impact one’s mental health and quality of life. She promotes a collaborate, safe environment, with a listening ear and support for life’s challenges.
(03) 8203 5862 View (03) 8203 5862
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Eastern Melbourne Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
As a clinical psychologist, I work to support those experiencing anxiety, depression, interpersonal issues, and other mental health concerns including complex trauma (complex PTSD). I help you make sense of your experiences by exploring underlying reasons and I offer logical, clear, and understandable ways to move forward which is often met with great relief. I am passionate about supporting those who have experienced challenging childhoods and my approach is warm, friendly, and empathetic. (The session fee is $220. A Mental Health Care Plan gives a Medicare rebate of $137.05 leaving a gap fee of $82.95).
As a clinical psychologist, I work to support those experiencing anxiety, depression, interpersonal issues, and other mental health concerns including complex trauma (complex PTSD). I help you make sense of your experiences by exploring underlying reasons and I offer logical, clear, and understandable ways to move forward which is often met with great relief. I am passionate about supporting those who have experienced challenging childhoods and my approach is warm, friendly, and empathetic. (The session fee is $220. A Mental Health Care Plan gives a Medicare rebate of $137.05 leaving a gap fee of $82.95).
(03) 8771 4833 View (03) 8771 4833
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Anna Earl
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
My interests are varied and this includes the age of clients that I see which ranges from 14 years through to adults. I have a passion for working with anxiety related conditions including general anxiety, adjustment, change of life difficulties, stress, and associated difficulties such as perfectionism. Through my work with young people I developed an interest in school related issues which led me to complete training in the Cool Kid Anxiety Program. I now offer the program which aims to support young people and their supports to learn ways to address their mental health struggles.
My interests are varied and this includes the age of clients that I see which ranges from 14 years through to adults. I have a passion for working with anxiety related conditions including general anxiety, adjustment, change of life difficulties, stress, and associated difficulties such as perfectionism. Through my work with young people I developed an interest in school related issues which led me to complete training in the Cool Kid Anxiety Program. I now offer the program which aims to support young people and their supports to learn ways to address their mental health struggles.
(03) 7052 9006 View (03) 7052 9006
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Laburnum Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
At Laburnum Psychology we have sixteen psychologists. Due to the diversity in our team, we are well positioned to find the right person for you. We specialise across a broad range of issues, including depression, anxiety, life adjustment, trauma and children's issues, relationships, stress, work stress, to name a few. We can conduct cognitive, educational and developmental assessments & reports. We have psychologists who work with children and adolescents, as well as people who work with adults and the elderly. We can also work under NDIS, TAC and WorkCover funded arrangements. We are linked to most health insurance schemes.
At Laburnum Psychology we have sixteen psychologists. Due to the diversity in our team, we are well positioned to find the right person for you. We specialise across a broad range of issues, including depression, anxiety, life adjustment, trauma and children's issues, relationships, stress, work stress, to name a few. We can conduct cognitive, educational and developmental assessments & reports. We have psychologists who work with children and adolescents, as well as people who work with adults and the elderly. We can also work under NDIS, TAC and WorkCover funded arrangements. We are linked to most health insurance schemes.
(03) 9068 5884 View (03) 9068 5884
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Alicia Fisher
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
Hi, my name is Alisha, I enjoy working with children, teenagers, and young adults. Much of my work is directed toward Autism, ADHD, and learning difficulties, including tailored psychological assessments and reports for these issues. I also work with people who experience behavioural and social difficulties, low self-esteem, interpersonal difficulties, depression and anxiety disorders such as separation, phobias, and OCD. I will work collaboratively with parents (where relevant), and other professionals to help you find more peace in life and ensure that the best outcomes can be achieved.
Hi, my name is Alisha, I enjoy working with children, teenagers, and young adults. Much of my work is directed toward Autism, ADHD, and learning difficulties, including tailored psychological assessments and reports for these issues. I also work with people who experience behavioural and social difficulties, low self-esteem, interpersonal difficulties, depression and anxiety disorders such as separation, phobias, and OCD. I will work collaboratively with parents (where relevant), and other professionals to help you find more peace in life and ensure that the best outcomes can be achieved.
(03) 7500 5810 View (03) 7500 5810
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Gyeonghyang (Emma) Song
Counsellor, ACA-L4
Verified Verified
Forest Hill, VIC 3131
Melbourne Counsellor in English and Korean (멜번한국심리상담사), multi-cultural couples 부부, 관계, anger, anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, EAP: Employment Assisstance Program:직장인심리상담, , VOCAT: Victim of Crime 피해자보상, 가정폭력. I am an engaging and client-centred counsellor and specialise in providing effective therapeutic support to multicultural background Asian migrants. I tailor sessions to meet the uniquely personal needs and circumstances of each client . I help my clients to focus on what they would like to be different in their lives. Hoped-for outcomes are explored, and immediate steps taken to change or manage any issues and concerns.
Melbourne Counsellor in English and Korean (멜번한국심리상담사), multi-cultural couples 부부, 관계, anger, anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, EAP: Employment Assisstance Program:직장인심리상담, , VOCAT: Victim of Crime 피해자보상, 가정폭력. I am an engaging and client-centred counsellor and specialise in providing effective therapeutic support to multicultural background Asian migrants. I tailor sessions to meet the uniquely personal needs and circumstances of each client . I help my clients to focus on what they would like to be different in their lives. Hoped-for outcomes are explored, and immediate steps taken to change or manage any issues and concerns.
(03) 9069 9451 View (03) 9069 9451
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Kelsey Bennett
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
I am a level 3 ACA registered Counsellor and I work closely with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, traumatic stress, self-esteem issues and other life transitions.
I am a level 3 ACA registered Counsellor and I work closely with individuals who are struggling with anxiety, traumatic stress, self-esteem issues and other life transitions.
(03) 8203 5140 View (03) 8203 5140
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Elisha Ebdon
Psychotherapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Forest Hill, VIC 3131
My name is Elisha Ebdon and I am an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Psychotherapist. I offer counseling and psychotherapy to people who are experiencing emotional, relational and mental health related difficulties. I have a particular interest in working with people who are experiencing difficulties as a result of past or recent experiences of trauma, as well as anxiety and depression symptoms.
My name is Elisha Ebdon and I am an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Psychotherapist. I offer counseling and psychotherapy to people who are experiencing emotional, relational and mental health related difficulties. I have a particular interest in working with people who are experiencing difficulties as a result of past or recent experiences of trauma, as well as anxiety and depression symptoms.
(03) 9068 5077 View (03) 9068 5077
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James Blaze
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
I work with a range of mental health conditions in people 18 years and over. My main interest is working with men to address their mental health and associated difficulties. These difficulties may include anxiety, depression, stress, relationship or parenting struggles. My other area of interest is in treating addictive behaviours around gaming and internet use. Helping people to learn to address their problematic behaviours has become an area that I am passionate about. This has also led to my interest in obsessive compulsive disorders which has some similar challenges for the individual.
I work with a range of mental health conditions in people 18 years and over. My main interest is working with men to address their mental health and associated difficulties. These difficulties may include anxiety, depression, stress, relationship or parenting struggles. My other area of interest is in treating addictive behaviours around gaming and internet use. Helping people to learn to address their problematic behaviours has become an area that I am passionate about. This has also led to my interest in obsessive compulsive disorders which has some similar challenges for the individual.
(03) 7052 9006 View (03) 7052 9006
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Roshanak (Roshi) Raoofi
Psychotherapist, MSc, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Forest Hill, VIC 3131
I am a registered counsellor and psychotherapist in Australia, holding a Master's degree in Counselling, and I am honoured to be an affiliated member of the Australian Institute of Counselling (25403). My professional accreditations include the following: Registered and Certified Individual/Group Clinical Supervisor with College of Supervisor, Level 1 Certified Emotionally Focused Individual Therapist, Level 1 & 2 Certified Complex Trauma Therapist, Level 1 Solution-Focused Couple Therapist, Certified Anger Management Therapist, Certified Guilt & Shame Specialist, Certified Sex Therapist and Level 1 Gottman Couple Certification.
I am a registered counsellor and psychotherapist in Australia, holding a Master's degree in Counselling, and I am honoured to be an affiliated member of the Australian Institute of Counselling (25403). My professional accreditations include the following: Registered and Certified Individual/Group Clinical Supervisor with College of Supervisor, Level 1 Certified Emotionally Focused Individual Therapist, Level 1 & 2 Certified Complex Trauma Therapist, Level 1 Solution-Focused Couple Therapist, Certified Anger Management Therapist, Certified Guilt & Shame Specialist, Certified Sex Therapist and Level 1 Gottman Couple Certification.
(03) 7500 5937 View (03) 7500 5937
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Rodney Walsh
Psychologist, MPsych, MACPA
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
Rodney is an experienced Clinical Psychologist who has been providing help to Ringwood and the surrounding community since 2015. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a Fellow of the APS Clinical College, as well as a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA).
Rodney is an experienced Clinical Psychologist who has been providing help to Ringwood and the surrounding community since 2015. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and a Fellow of the APS Clinical College, as well as a member of the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA).
(03) 6144 6129 View (03) 6144 6129
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Nurtured Mums Psychology
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
Is motherhood different to what you expected? Are you seeking support to help you navigate the early days, months and years of motherhood?
Is motherhood different to what you expected? Are you seeking support to help you navigate the early days, months and years of motherhood?
(03) 7500 5977 View (03) 7500 5977
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Kat Aycardo
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Nunawading, VIC 3131
Kat has been passionate about supporting adults and children with neurodiversity since 2007. She has specialized in assessment and intervention for individuals with ASD, ADHD, Specific Learning Disability, Intellectual Disability, giftedness, and developmental differences. She is a warm and collaborative clinician with an evidence based and neurodiverse affirming approach to supporting children, adolescents, and adults to reach their individual goals.
Kat has been passionate about supporting adults and children with neurodiversity since 2007. She has specialized in assessment and intervention for individuals with ASD, ADHD, Specific Learning Disability, Intellectual Disability, giftedness, and developmental differences. She is a warm and collaborative clinician with an evidence based and neurodiverse affirming approach to supporting children, adolescents, and adults to reach their individual goals.
(03) 8203 5767 View (03) 8203 5767
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Danielle Dabley
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Forest Hill, VIC 3131
Hello! My name is Dani and I am a friendly Clinical Psychologist and Certified Schema Therapist, who values the importance of building a trusted therapeutic partnership. I take an attentive approach in understanding your lived experience and work collaboratively with you to create a meaningful change in your life. I have extensive experience across multiple public hospitals in community mental health teams and crisis assessment teams, and have also worked in private hospital outpatient group programs.
Hello! My name is Dani and I am a friendly Clinical Psychologist and Certified Schema Therapist, who values the importance of building a trusted therapeutic partnership. I take an attentive approach in understanding your lived experience and work collaboratively with you to create a meaningful change in your life. I have extensive experience across multiple public hospitals in community mental health teams and crisis assessment teams, and have also worked in private hospital outpatient group programs.
(03) 7500 5807 View (03) 7500 5807

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in 3131

20+

Average cost per session

$200

Counsellors in 3131 who prioritize treating:

88% Anxiety
83% Depression
75% Coping Skills
75% Stress
71% Self Esteem
63% Relationship Issues
58% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

69% Medicare Rebates
62% NDIS
54% Bupa

How Counsellors in 3131 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in 3131?

Search for nearby psychologists or counsellors by inputting your city, suburb, postcode, or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or postcode into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists listed in the directory are members of the main professional associations, mainly the Australian Counselling Association and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia. Psychologists must be registered in the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Most Social Workers listed in the directory are members of the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Providers whose professional membership or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Given that professional memberships are not a statutory requirement for social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors in Australia, certain qualified professionals or organisations may choose not to maintain such memberships despite possessing the necessary qualifications. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counsellor?

Counsellors, psychotherapists and psychologists can all provide counselling or talking therapy and have credentials and experience that enable them to do so in Australia.

Psychologists have earned a 4 year undergraduate degree in psychology and have completed a postgraduate internship or postgraduate degree. Psychotherapists generally have an undergraduate degree in a health related field in addition to 3-4 years of specialist training in psychotherapy and a period of personal psychotherapy. In order to belong to a professional organisation such as the ACA or PACFA, counsellors and psychotherapists are required to have completed a certain level of AQF qualifications and/ or an approved training course as well as clinical and supervision hours. Social Workers registered with the AASW are required to have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, the cost of a therapy session in Australia could be between $100 and $250. If you have private insurance, your plan may cover some if not all of your sessions. You should contact your insurance provider to determine if they provide coverage for therapy sessions and to determine what, if any, requirements they might have in order for your sessions to be covered, such as a referral from your GP or medical specialist.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

If you are struggling to access therapy due to budget constraints, you could also consider public funded mental health services. The Better Access Scheme is a government program offering Medicare rebates for mental health care. To access the program you will need to be assessed and diagnosed by your GP and get a Mental Health Plan. This will allow you to receive up to 10 individual sessions and 10 group sessions a year with practitioners who accept bulk billing, with no out of pocket costs for you.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your postcode.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Therapists who are part of a professional organisation such as the ACA, PACFA, or the APS are bound by an ethical framework that requires them to uphold a confidentiality agreement. Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship and only under specific circumstances, such as when there is the potential or known harm to the client or others or when a minor is in danger, will a therapist be obligated to break the agreement. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed during the initial consultation.