Maria Alejandra Sarina

Counsellor, ACA-L2

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Maria Alejandra Sarina

Counsellor, ACA-L2


Location

Offers online therapy

Friendship Centre Counselling Services
Suite 107, 30 Campbell Street
Blacktown, NSW 2148
(02) 8074 1746
Other Location +

Additional Location

Friendship Centre Counselling Services
310/ 33 Lexington Drive
Bella Vista, NSW 2153
(02) 8074 1746
Announcement icon In these uncertain times our service is still providing FREE telephone counselling support to whoever may require it.
The Friendship Centre provides FREE telephone counselling to anyone that requires it. For those that would require a more profound counselling experience our office in Bella Vista for very modest fees starting from $50 per hour with head counsellor and for couples counselling. We have a strong referral and support network to be able to refer on clients and work with clients to meet their individual needs. The director and founder of the Friendship Centre has over 13000 hours counselling experience, registered with ACA, ACCA, CCAA and American Counselors Association. She is also a qualified Supervisor for ACA.
We have counsellors that specialise with children and adolescents, PTSD, anxiety and depression, grief counselling, couples counselling and anger management.
If you have a need please reach out and we will contact you and design a counselling relationship built around your needs to help you thrive in life.
Maria Alejandra Sarina
“The Friendship Centre provides FREE telephone and face to face counselling in Blacktown and Bella Vista prices start from $40.Not for profit”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $40 - $80
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Phoenix
  • Police Health
Our centre's costs for counselling only at Bella Vista location are kept low to make sure that those with and without insurance can access.
Email me or call (02) 8074 1746 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 14 Years
  • Membership: Australian Counselling Association / Level 2 Member
  • Training: BA Social Psychology/Social Research / 2007
I have over 14,000 hours face to face counselling experience and 500 hours online counselling experience.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Optimise Potential / Professional Supervision / 2020
  • Diploma: Skills Recognised International / Diploma of Counselling / 2010

Location

Friendship Centre Counselling Services
Suite 107, 30 Campbell Street
Blacktown, NSW 2148
(02) 8074 1746
Offers online therapy
Other Location +

Additional Location

Friendship Centre Counselling Services
310/ 33 Lexington Drive
Bella Vista, NSW 2153
(02) 8074 1746
Specialties
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Spanish
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Christian Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centred
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 7 Aug 2021
Maria Alejandra Sarina, Counsellor in Blacktown
Maria Alejandra Sarina

Counsellor, ACA-L2