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Heart and Mind Society
Counsellor
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Rivervale, WA 6103
With a focus on wellbeing, I tailor counselling services to the needs of each individuals’ requirements, whether you have goals of 1-3 sessions to uncover solutions, or if you prefer longer term therapy. From a person-centred approach I work with clients with tools and strategies to motivate and inspire personal and/or professional goals to achieve optimum wellbeing. I have been working in this capacity for over ten years and discover the needs from a holistic viewpoint. With clear direction, we work in collaboration to ensure that we meet goals that are in line with the personal and emotional growth and healing.
With a focus on wellbeing, I tailor counselling services to the needs of each individuals’ requirements, whether you have goals of 1-3 sessions to uncover solutions, or if you prefer longer term therapy. From a person-centred approach I work with clients with tools and strategies to motivate and inspire personal and/or professional goals to achieve optimum wellbeing. I have been working in this capacity for over ten years and discover the needs from a holistic viewpoint. With clear direction, we work in collaboration to ensure that we meet goals that are in line with the personal and emotional growth and healing.
(08) 6490 9271 View (08) 6490 9271
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Arise Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Rivervale, WA 6103
Arise Clinical Psychology is a private psychology practice in Burswood WA, which has significant experience and interest in working with adolescents and young adults (in particular ages 12 – 25). Dr Kath Boekamp is the Principal Psychologist. Our psychologists have worked in both public and private sector environments. We have a passion for assessment and ongoing therapeutic work with neurodivergent clients (Autistic and/or ADHD) as well as sexually and gender diverse clients.
Arise Clinical Psychology is a private psychology practice in Burswood WA, which has significant experience and interest in working with adolescents and young adults (in particular ages 12 – 25). Dr Kath Boekamp is the Principal Psychologist. Our psychologists have worked in both public and private sector environments. We have a passion for assessment and ongoing therapeutic work with neurodivergent clients (Autistic and/or ADHD) as well as sexually and gender diverse clients.
(08) 6245 5726 View (08) 6245 5726
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Charlette Barry
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified Verified
Rivervale, WA 6103
I aim to create a safe space where clients feel comfortable sharing their experiences, as well as feeling heard and valued. I work collaboratively with clients to provide guidance and assist them on their journey in becoming empowered and leading a life that is purposeful and meaning centred.
I aim to create a safe space where clients feel comfortable sharing their experiences, as well as feeling heard and valued. I work collaboratively with clients to provide guidance and assist them on their journey in becoming empowered and leading a life that is purposeful and meaning centred.
(08) 6493 7745 View (08) 6493 7745
Photo of Karen Rowe, MPsych, PsyBA General, Psychologist
Karen Rowe
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Rivervale, WA 6103
Welcome to Kensington Psychology! We are a cosy practice located in East Victoria Park. Life can be complicated sometimes, but you don't have to cope on your own. I am a registered psychologist and passionate about supporting you to create a life worth living. Together we can develop a better understanding of your challenges and where they developed, help in the healing process, and plan for the future to create meaningful change in your life.
Welcome to Kensington Psychology! We are a cosy practice located in East Victoria Park. Life can be complicated sometimes, but you don't have to cope on your own. I am a registered psychologist and passionate about supporting you to create a life worth living. Together we can develop a better understanding of your challenges and where they developed, help in the healing process, and plan for the future to create meaningful change in your life.
(08) 6490 9741 View (08) 6490 9741
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Create Change Counselling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Rivervale, WA 6103
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or just needing someone to talk to? My name is Chloe Flemming, and I'm a dedicated and accredited social worker with a passion for helping individuals like you navigate life's challenges.
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or just needing someone to talk to? My name is Chloe Flemming, and I'm a dedicated and accredited social worker with a passion for helping individuals like you navigate life's challenges.
(08) 6361 3139 View (08) 6361 3139
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The Bield Counselling Services
Counsellor, ACA-L3
Verified Verified
Rivervale, WA 6103
Hi. Welcome to 'The Bield Counselling Services'. Bield is an old Scottish word meaning safety, protection; to give confidence, encouragement, assurance. Are you looking for a safe and welcoming environment where you can speak freely about your personal challenges, process new insights and then make helpful changes? Are hope and affirmation, as well as strategies and unbiased perspective, important to you in your healing journey? Do you value ongoing support as you navigate personal crises, relationship challenges, life transitions? My life experiences and training can help me to offer you this support.
Hi. Welcome to 'The Bield Counselling Services'. Bield is an old Scottish word meaning safety, protection; to give confidence, encouragement, assurance. Are you looking for a safe and welcoming environment where you can speak freely about your personal challenges, process new insights and then make helpful changes? Are hope and affirmation, as well as strategies and unbiased perspective, important to you in your healing journey? Do you value ongoing support as you navigate personal crises, relationship challenges, life transitions? My life experiences and training can help me to offer you this support.
(08) 7078 7803 View (08) 7078 7803

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in 6103

< 10

Counsellors in 6103 who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
83% Relationship Issues
83% Life Transitions
67% Trauma and PTSD
67% Coping Skills
67% Self Esteem

Average years in practice

5 Years

Gender breakdown

100% Female

How Counsellors in 6103 see their clients

100% In Person and Online
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in 6103?

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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.