Counselling in 3555

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Your Wise Counselling
Verified
1 Endorsed
Golden Square, VIC 3555
I have been privileged to meet people from all walks of life who have added so much value to both my personal and professional development. I have worked within the Community Services and Mental Health Services Sector now for approximately 19 years. Over this time, I have met and supported people living in nursing homes who were at their end stage of life, people with differing abilities, and individuals that are confined within the Victorian prison system. I have also facilitated men’s behaviour change programs for both mandated and non-mandated members, supporting them to understand the differences between abusive and non-abusive
I have been privileged to meet people from all walks of life who have added so much value to both my personal and professional development. I have worked within the Community Services and Mental Health Services Sector now for approximately 19 years. Over this time, I have met and supported people living in nursing homes who were at their end stage of life, people with differing abilities, and individuals that are confined within the Victorian prison system. I have also facilitated men’s behaviour change programs for both mandated and non-mandated members, supporting them to understand the differences between abusive and non-abusive
(03) 4420 3544 View (03) 4420 3544
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Ali Burley
Counsellor
Verified
2 Endorsed
Golden Square, VIC 3555
Life can be exhilarating and scary at the same time. Figuring out what’s important to us and how to get it can be tricky. I particularly love working with 15-25 year olds and anyone who still feels like a big kid..so let’s talk...0402437406. Want to clarify how you got to be who you are? Need help to accept your likeable and not so likeable self? Want to explore your identity and establish your independence? Relationships not going the way you would like?
Life can be exhilarating and scary at the same time. Figuring out what’s important to us and how to get it can be tricky. I particularly love working with 15-25 year olds and anyone who still feels like a big kid..so let’s talk...0402437406. Want to clarify how you got to be who you are? Need help to accept your likeable and not so likeable self? Want to explore your identity and establish your independence? Relationships not going the way you would like?
(03) 8771 5947 View (03) 8771 5947
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Psychological Assessment and Therapy Centre
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified
Golden Square, VIC 3555
PATC works with infants, children, teens & adults. We are family focussed and support you throughout the lifespan. Therapy and Assessment - Psychology, Speech Pathology, Play Therapy, Parent Support Sessions, Social Work and Exercise Physiology.
PATC works with infants, children, teens & adults. We are family focussed and support you throughout the lifespan. Therapy and Assessment - Psychology, Speech Pathology, Play Therapy, Parent Support Sessions, Social Work and Exercise Physiology.
(03) 4427 7614 View (03) 4427 7614
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Katie Varallo
Counsellor, MA, AThR
Verified
Golden Square, VIC 3555
Play, create, move and more, to inquire into your inner worlds, develop a deeper sense of self, and build stronger connections to self, others, and the world around. Trauma limits our capacity to see ourselves as we truly are. Playful and creative therapies can strengthen our sense of self, and support healing.
Play, create, move and more, to inquire into your inner worlds, develop a deeper sense of self, and build stronger connections to self, others, and the world around. Trauma limits our capacity to see ourselves as we truly are. Playful and creative therapies can strengthen our sense of self, and support healing.
(03) 4420 3903 View (03) 4420 3903
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Angela Mitten
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified
Kangaroo Flat, VIC 3555
If you would love your life to be more peaceful, with less overwhelm. You would love to manage feelings of anxiety in a different way. You might want to stop flying off the handle and find more balance. Or maybe you've noticed that there are patterns in your life that you keep repeating and would like to find new ways to move forward. You're ready to improve your relationship with yourself and know that will improve your relationships with the people that matter to you. You are ready to learn some new skills to help you to have more clarity and alignment.
If you would love your life to be more peaceful, with less overwhelm. You would love to manage feelings of anxiety in a different way. You might want to stop flying off the handle and find more balance. Or maybe you've noticed that there are patterns in your life that you keep repeating and would like to find new ways to move forward. You're ready to improve your relationship with yourself and know that will improve your relationships with the people that matter to you. You are ready to learn some new skills to help you to have more clarity and alignment.
(03) 4427 9746 View (03) 4427 9746
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Claire Weightman
Psychologist, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified
Kangaroo Flat, VIC 3555  (Online Only)
(03) 4422 2443 View (03) 4422 2443

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Number of Counsellors in 3555

< 10

Counsellors in 3555 who prioritize treating:

83% Anxiety
67% Relationship Issues
67% Depression
67% Parenting
67% Trauma and PTSD
67% Coping Skills
67% Women's Issues

Average years in practice

12 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Bupa
100% CUA Health
100% GMHBA

How Counsellors in 3555 see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in 3555?

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.