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Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
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Amanda (Aj) D'Costa

Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2 (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
Malvern, VIC 3144
Let's Connect (03) 9909 8812
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Hello, I'm Amanda, also known as AJ. I am a professional counsellor based in Melbourne, serving clients across Australia. I currently have appointment availability, including discounted telehealth sessions. Additionally, I offer Walk & Talk sessions in Melbourne. Feel free to reach out for a complimentary 15-minute consultation.
I take a holistic approach to understand your challenges and therapy goals. Together, we will create a counselling plan using evidence-based practices tailored to your identity and lifestyle.
Therapy outcomes may include reduced stress and anxiety, increased self-awareness, developing healthy coping strategies, enhanced motivation, and renewed resilience.
Call or Amanda (Aj) D'Costa now for a free 15 minute consultation - (03) 9909 8812

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

AJ D'Costa Counselling

Malvern, VIC 3144

(03) 9909 8812

Boathouse Road

Kew, VIC 3101

$100 Per Session  
Individual one-on-one therapy 
Let's Connect (03) 9909 8812
Photo of Amanda (Aj) D'Costa, MA, ACA-L2, Counsellor

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

AJ D'Costa Counselling

Malvern, VIC 3144

(03) 9909 8812

Boathouse Road

Kew, VIC 3101

$100 Per Session  
Individual one-on-one therapy 

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $100
  • Pay by Bank transfer, Cash, Electronic Funds Transfer
Please ask me about fees or use of insurance when you
Photo of Amanda (Aj) D'Costa, MA, ACA-L2, Counsellor
Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Please ask me about fees or use of insurance when you
Photo of Amanda (Aj) D'Costa, MA, ACA-L2, Counsellor
Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Membership with Australian Counselling Association Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
  • Membership with Australian Association for Bush Adventure Therapy
  • Membership with Meditation Association of Australia Meditation Teacher
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (03) 9909 8812
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Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (03) 9909 8812
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Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2

Expertise and Interests

Practice Areas

  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Codependency
  • Creative support
  • Family Conflict
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (03) 9909 8812
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Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Do these issues align with your needs? or (03) 9909 8812
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Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2

Client Focus

Age

Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Indian

I also speak

Hindi

Religion

Buddhist

Age

Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals

Communities

Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Racial Justice Allied
Sex Worker Allied
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Indian

I also speak

Hindi

Religion

Buddhist

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy (Buddhist Philosophy)
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Strength-Based
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (03) 9909 8812
Photo of Amanda (Aj) D'Costa, MA, ACA-L2, Counsellor
Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (03) 9909 8812
Photo of Amanda (Aj) D'Costa, MA, ACA-L2, Counsellor
Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2

Location

Primary Location

AJ D'Costa Counselling

Malvern, VIC 3144

(03) 9909 8812

Additional Location

Boathouse Road

Kew, VIC 3101

(03) 9909 8812
Call for a free consultation now - (03) 9909 8812
Photo of Amanda (Aj) D'Costa, MA, ACA-L2, Counsellor
Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Call for a free consultation now - (03) 9909 8812
Photo of Amanda (Aj) D'Costa, MA, ACA-L2, Counsellor
Amanda (Aj) D'Costa
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2