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Lillian Flanagan supervision &
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
Working with someone requires trust, safety and collaboration. With extensive Tertiary, credentialing, practice experience and skills that are additional to a relationship focused and compassionate human you who will you meet with…your balance is what we can find …. together
Working with someone requires trust, safety and collaboration. With extensive Tertiary, credentialing, practice experience and skills that are additional to a relationship focused and compassionate human you who will you meet with…your balance is what we can find …. together
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Zest Infusion Pty Ltd
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
At Zest Infusion Pty Ltd it is our goal to enhance your vitality for life by offering psychology and dietetics services which are grounded in a mindful approach to living. We offer a comprehensive array of individual, group therapy, and personal well-being programs, mindfulness meditation groups and zest products to enhance vitality.
At Zest Infusion Pty Ltd it is our goal to enhance your vitality for life by offering psychology and dietetics services which are grounded in a mindful approach to living. We offer a comprehensive array of individual, group therapy, and personal well-being programs, mindfulness meditation groups and zest products to enhance vitality.
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Rachel Wilkinson
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
I aim to bring back joy to your life! I support families dealing with grief, loss, change, and struggles including anxiety, depression, workplace and personal relationships. People see me to gain clarity around issues impacting their lives and to process historical events. We work collaboratively using strength-based approaches and gently with trauma-informed techniques. I work with youth aged from 10 years to 100 years.
I aim to bring back joy to your life! I support families dealing with grief, loss, change, and struggles including anxiety, depression, workplace and personal relationships. People see me to gain clarity around issues impacting their lives and to process historical events. We work collaboratively using strength-based approaches and gently with trauma-informed techniques. I work with youth aged from 10 years to 100 years.
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Dina DEHAUTEUR
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
Dina is a clinical psychologist with more than 25 years of experience with a zest of French and Caribbean culture, she has acclimated well to Australia as she has landed 21 years and has never left. She has swum in the waters of Manly and Wynnum area only recently. She is determined and passionate about finding the most efficient therapeutic tools and approach to support her clients. Dina’s special interests include perinatal work, pregnancy planning, fertility issues, parenting and adjustment disorder, adult mental health, personality disorders, Trauma, grief, relationship, and work-related issues.
Dina is a clinical psychologist with more than 25 years of experience with a zest of French and Caribbean culture, she has acclimated well to Australia as she has landed 21 years and has never left. She has swum in the waters of Manly and Wynnum area only recently. She is determined and passionate about finding the most efficient therapeutic tools and approach to support her clients. Dina’s special interests include perinatal work, pregnancy planning, fertility issues, parenting and adjustment disorder, adult mental health, personality disorders, Trauma, grief, relationship, and work-related issues.
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Ali Ponturo
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
How we feel has a big effect on how we see ourselves, others and our world. These feelings can be frustrating, scary, hurtful or worrying. They can either have been there for most of our lives, gradually crept up on us or come as a result of our current situation. Often, when we are struggling, the most challenging part is not understanding what we are feeling or thinking, understanding why or knowing what to do about it.
How we feel has a big effect on how we see ourselves, others and our world. These feelings can be frustrating, scary, hurtful or worrying. They can either have been there for most of our lives, gradually crept up on us or come as a result of our current situation. Often, when we are struggling, the most challenging part is not understanding what we are feeling or thinking, understanding why or knowing what to do about it.
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Andrea McMahon
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
Hi, My name is Andrea and my private practice is based in the beautiful bayside suburb of Cleveland in Redlands city. I offer face-to-face individual counselling, Walk and talk counselling, couples counselling, and family counselling. I can help you develop little ways to make a change in your relationship as well as your everyday habits. I aim to support each individual's needs, help you understand your behaviours and impulses, and allow you the space to explore and grow your awareness in whatever challenging time you're going through.
Hi, My name is Andrea and my private practice is based in the beautiful bayside suburb of Cleveland in Redlands city. I offer face-to-face individual counselling, Walk and talk counselling, couples counselling, and family counselling. I can help you develop little ways to make a change in your relationship as well as your everyday habits. I aim to support each individual's needs, help you understand your behaviours and impulses, and allow you the space to explore and grow your awareness in whatever challenging time you're going through.
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Jane Jokic
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
I see clients for all kinds of different reasons such as concerns related to depression and anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, life changes, parenting, relationship concerns or simply because they want to connect with a therapist to help maintain positive mental health. I may teach strategies, teach you about your brain and body, and how you can take charge of your own wellbeing. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach, together we can decide what approach feels most comfortable and works best for you.
I see clients for all kinds of different reasons such as concerns related to depression and anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, life changes, parenting, relationship concerns or simply because they want to connect with a therapist to help maintain positive mental health. I may teach strategies, teach you about your brain and body, and how you can take charge of your own wellbeing. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach, together we can decide what approach feels most comfortable and works best for you.
(07) 3113 9338 View (07) 3113 9338
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Relationship Connect Counselling & Psychotherapy
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
Looking to move forward and make confident decisions about what it is you actually want in life? Seeking to explore yourself in ways you might not have imagined? Wanting to understand more about your current relationships and how they are impacting you? Counselling can support you in all these ways and in other areas that you may wish to discuss in a confidential setting. One is respected and valued for their beliefs and choices at RelationshipConnect.Org
Looking to move forward and make confident decisions about what it is you actually want in life? Seeking to explore yourself in ways you might not have imagined? Wanting to understand more about your current relationships and how they are impacting you? Counselling can support you in all these ways and in other areas that you may wish to discuss in a confidential setting. One is respected and valued for their beliefs and choices at RelationshipConnect.Org
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Kylie Margaret Madigan
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
I am devoted to supporting and empowering adolescents and adults to reach their potential and live authentically. I work with many different presentations including: trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, risk, phobias, low self-esteem, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder. My areas of passion include supporting the LGBTIQA+ community and working with trauma. I also love supporting NDIS participants to build upon their daily living skills and assist them to meet their NDIS goals.
I am devoted to supporting and empowering adolescents and adults to reach their potential and live authentically. I work with many different presentations including: trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, risk, phobias, low self-esteem, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder. My areas of passion include supporting the LGBTIQA+ community and working with trauma. I also love supporting NDIS participants to build upon their daily living skills and assist them to meet their NDIS goals.
(07) 3477 9736 View (07) 3477 9736
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Unearth Psychology at Unearth QLD
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
I became a psychologist to help kids. As I progressed through my training and internship, and own life experiences, my passion developed for working with children, as well as working with all ages who have experienced trauma. I see children, teens and adults for a range of mental health concerns and trauma.
I became a psychologist to help kids. As I progressed through my training and internship, and own life experiences, my passion developed for working with children, as well as working with all ages who have experienced trauma. I see children, teens and adults for a range of mental health concerns and trauma.
(07) 2100 4474 View (07) 2100 4474
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Jake Sigley
Counsellor, ACA-L3
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
With over twelve years of experience as a professional counsellor my passion is to support people with a broad variety of personal issues in their lives including anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, stress and workplace issues.
With over twelve years of experience as a professional counsellor my passion is to support people with a broad variety of personal issues in their lives including anxiety, depression, grief, relationship issues, stress and workplace issues.
(07) 3130 0626 View (07) 3130 0626
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Verve Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
Hi, I'm Umesh Shah, a dedicated professional with almost a decade of experience in the mental health field. My journey has taken me from Nepal to Australia, where I've made it my mission to support individuals from diverse backgrounds in their mental health journeys. My career began as a Social Worker, and I later became a licensed Psychologist. I've had the privilege of working in both the public and private sectors across Victoria and Queensland. (For more information please visit “Verve Psychology—Redlands Coast” website at www.vervepsychology.com.au).
Hi, I'm Umesh Shah, a dedicated professional with almost a decade of experience in the mental health field. My journey has taken me from Nepal to Australia, where I've made it my mission to support individuals from diverse backgrounds in their mental health journeys. My career began as a Social Worker, and I later became a licensed Psychologist. I've had the privilege of working in both the public and private sectors across Victoria and Queensland. (For more information please visit “Verve Psychology—Redlands Coast” website at www.vervepsychology.com.au).
(07) 3286 1233 View (07) 3286 1233
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Louise Fitzgerald
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
My personal and professional experience has led me to be passionate about supporting people to heal complex trauma and increase capacity to live vibrant and fulfilling lives. This includes supporting parents to work through, process and resolve childhood attachment trauma that has led them to having difficulties in their own parenting. I have supported many clients on this healing journey which has resulted in them changing the trajectory of their lives, the lives of their children and potentially the lives of family members for generations to come. I welcome new clients and their vast potential for living life to the fullest.
My personal and professional experience has led me to be passionate about supporting people to heal complex trauma and increase capacity to live vibrant and fulfilling lives. This includes supporting parents to work through, process and resolve childhood attachment trauma that has led them to having difficulties in their own parenting. I have supported many clients on this healing journey which has resulted in them changing the trajectory of their lives, the lives of their children and potentially the lives of family members for generations to come. I welcome new clients and their vast potential for living life to the fullest.
(07) 3477 9781 View (07) 3477 9781

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in 4159

10+

Average cost per session

$172

Counsellors in 4159 who prioritize treating:

85% Anxiety
85% Trauma and PTSD
77% Self Esteem
69% Depression
62% Parenting
62% Stress
54% Relationship Issues

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

78% Bupa
67% Medibank Private
67% NDIS

How Counsellors in 4159 see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

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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.