Counselling in Burringbar, NSW

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Elise (Sakina) Bridgeman
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified Verified
Burringbar, NSW 2483
Life presents us with unique challenges and complex emotions and can leave us feeling overwhelmed and seeking clarity. I offer support to children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a range of unique issues and concerns. If you're struggling with grief, trauma, anxiety, school issues or navigating life transitions, I am here to offer you unwavering support. Together, we will explore the various dimensions of your obstacles and find a path forward that allows you to reclaim your sense of wholeness, connection, and confidence.
Life presents us with unique challenges and complex emotions and can leave us feeling overwhelmed and seeking clarity. I offer support to children, adolescents, and adults experiencing a range of unique issues and concerns. If you're struggling with grief, trauma, anxiety, school issues or navigating life transitions, I am here to offer you unwavering support. Together, we will explore the various dimensions of your obstacles and find a path forward that allows you to reclaim your sense of wholeness, connection, and confidence.
(02) 5603 0914 View (02) 5603 0914
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Uri Bookman
Counsellor
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Burringbar, NSW 2483
You desire to be uniquely and authentically yourself. You yearn to feel confident, empowered, and free to express yourself. You crave to be seen, heard, and understood, and to belong without any effort. You aspire to be comfortable in your own skin and free from judgment, both towards yourself and others. And above all, you dream of a world where you can love and be loved without fear. In a relationship, you strive to be a part of something bigger than yourself. You aspire to create a space of safety, respect, and growth, where intimacy and mutual understanding abound. Most importantly, you dream of a happy life, adventure and joy.
You desire to be uniquely and authentically yourself. You yearn to feel confident, empowered, and free to express yourself. You crave to be seen, heard, and understood, and to belong without any effort. You aspire to be comfortable in your own skin and free from judgment, both towards yourself and others. And above all, you dream of a world where you can love and be loved without fear. In a relationship, you strive to be a part of something bigger than yourself. You aspire to create a space of safety, respect, and growth, where intimacy and mutual understanding abound. Most importantly, you dream of a happy life, adventure and joy.
(02) 5604 6607 View (02) 5604 6607
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Gretta Hazel Bottomley
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Burringbar, NSW 2483
Not accepting new clients
I am a warm and compassionate therapist who priorities her therapeutic relationship with clients. I believe that a collaborative, client-focused approach creates a strong foundation to work through difficult experiences, and work toward meaningful and lasting change. I have experience working with adults struggling with a range of concerns including relationship distress, parenting difficulties, difficulty coping with traumatic or stressful events and changes, mood problems, and personality disorders.
I am a warm and compassionate therapist who priorities her therapeutic relationship with clients. I believe that a collaborative, client-focused approach creates a strong foundation to work through difficult experiences, and work toward meaningful and lasting change. I have experience working with adults struggling with a range of concerns including relationship distress, parenting difficulties, difficulty coping with traumatic or stressful events and changes, mood problems, and personality disorders.
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Nathan Dick
Psychotherapist, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
Burringbar, NSW 2483
Do you feel lonely in your relationship? Do you argue about who is to blame? Or, do you feel disconnected from yourself, your friends or children? Are you longing for more from your life? I'd love to help. My approach is relational, non-judgemental and de-pathologising. I aim to level the power imbalance, so, rather than being the expert, we work together in an authentic collaborative relationship in a process of awareness-raising. Together, we come to understand habitual patterns, unmet attachment needs & longings - toward desired, lasting change through open, safe and honest communication with clear boundaries.
Do you feel lonely in your relationship? Do you argue about who is to blame? Or, do you feel disconnected from yourself, your friends or children? Are you longing for more from your life? I'd love to help. My approach is relational, non-judgemental and de-pathologising. I aim to level the power imbalance, so, rather than being the expert, we work together in an authentic collaborative relationship in a process of awareness-raising. Together, we come to understand habitual patterns, unmet attachment needs & longings - toward desired, lasting change through open, safe and honest communication with clear boundaries.
0413 529 638 View 0413 529 638
Succoris Psychology
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified Verified
Burringbar, NSW 2483
Work towards achieving your goals with the help of our experienced and compassionate therapists. You can book an appointment online or face-to-face at one of our 3 clinics. Our therapists work with a range of issues, including: depression; anxiety; stress; grief; personality disorders; bi-polar disorder; grief and loss; and dealing with life transitions. Access to evidence based, effective therapy to anyone living within Australia who has access to the internet via our Telehealth services. Group Therapy available in some clinics.
Work towards achieving your goals with the help of our experienced and compassionate therapists. You can book an appointment online or face-to-face at one of our 3 clinics. Our therapists work with a range of issues, including: depression; anxiety; stress; grief; personality disorders; bi-polar disorder; grief and loss; and dealing with life transitions. Access to evidence based, effective therapy to anyone living within Australia who has access to the internet via our Telehealth services. Group Therapy available in some clinics.
(03) 9007 0490 View (03) 9007 0490

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Michael Vaccaro
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Ocean Shores, NSW 2483
Hi I’m Mike. I am a men’s coach, relationship therapist, mindfulness facilitator, blogger and a podcaster. I live a stone’s throw from the beach with my partner of 10 years and my 6 year-old daughter and 1 year-old son. When I’m not in the playground, I love composing music and swimming in the river at Brunswick Heads.
Hi I’m Mike. I am a men’s coach, relationship therapist, mindfulness facilitator, blogger and a podcaster. I live a stone’s throw from the beach with my partner of 10 years and my 6 year-old daughter and 1 year-old son. When I’m not in the playground, I love composing music and swimming in the river at Brunswick Heads.
(02) 5604 0624 View (02) 5604 0624
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Good Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
If you are suffering from psychological and emotional pain, or problematic behaviours, I can help you to explore, understand and resolve what is causing them. Mental illness and psychological pain is confusing and often overwhelming, but it can be resolved and recovered from.
If you are suffering from psychological and emotional pain, or problematic behaviours, I can help you to explore, understand and resolve what is causing them. Mental illness and psychological pain is confusing and often overwhelming, but it can be resolved and recovered from.
(08) 9126 9341 View (08) 9126 9341
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Ben McGregor Coaching
MSc
Verified Verified
Ocean Shores, NSW 2483
With a proven record of success in education for over twenty years, Ben demonstrates exemplary professionalism, outstanding interpersonal skills and a passion for helping people perform at their peak. A certified Master of Coaching Psychology from The University of Sydney and a double degree in Education ensures Ben is well researched and informed when it comes to coaching people to be better.
With a proven record of success in education for over twenty years, Ben demonstrates exemplary professionalism, outstanding interpersonal skills and a passion for helping people perform at their peak. A certified Master of Coaching Psychology from The University of Sydney and a double degree in Education ensures Ben is well researched and informed when it comes to coaching people to be better.
(02) 5657 4179 View (02) 5657 4179
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Dharma Psychology
Psychotherapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
Lorretta has 30 years experience providing evidence based psychology grounded in traditional Buddhist mindfulness, perspectives and wisdom insights. University based. Medicare Provider. No Faith Req. Individual, Couples, EMDR , Workcover, NDIS, Family therapy & Palliative care. Ensuring ethical and professional standards member of APS & AASW & AABCAP. I offer a space of deep acceptance, compassion and expertise “Trauma is not what happens to us, but what we hold inside in the absence of an empathetic witness " Peter. A. Levine. .....
Lorretta has 30 years experience providing evidence based psychology grounded in traditional Buddhist mindfulness, perspectives and wisdom insights. University based. Medicare Provider. No Faith Req. Individual, Couples, EMDR , Workcover, NDIS, Family therapy & Palliative care. Ensuring ethical and professional standards member of APS & AASW & AABCAP. I offer a space of deep acceptance, compassion and expertise “Trauma is not what happens to us, but what we hold inside in the absence of an empathetic witness " Peter. A. Levine. .....
(02) 5602 4119 View (02) 5602 4119
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Coastal counselling walk and talk therapy
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
At Coastal Counselling Walk & Talk Therapy, I believe in the transformative power of nature, movement, and courageous conversations. By blending these elements, I create a unique therapeutic experience along the stunning coastline stretching from Evans Head to Kingscliff. Imagine the calming rhythm of the waves becoming a backdrop to our sessions, enhancing the healing process as we explore your challenges and triumphs.
At Coastal Counselling Walk & Talk Therapy, I believe in the transformative power of nature, movement, and courageous conversations. By blending these elements, I create a unique therapeutic experience along the stunning coastline stretching from Evans Head to Kingscliff. Imagine the calming rhythm of the waves becoming a backdrop to our sessions, enhancing the healing process as we explore your challenges and triumphs.
(08) 7828 2813 View (08) 7828 2813
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LifeBranches Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Upper Burringbar, NSW 2483
My counselling practice is to guide you through mentoring, to understand yourself and make decisions to enable you a fulfilling life you are searching for. Your direction, your strength is what you can achieve by seeking counselling. Being a SFT Solution Focussed Therapist, we can find answers or even better solutions for you to make in life to navigate through challenging times. Authentic and considered approaches to suit your needs with care and understanding is what I bring to my practice. My respect for honesty and kindness are drivers for the therapeutic process. Its your journey, it's my honour to be there with you
My counselling practice is to guide you through mentoring, to understand yourself and make decisions to enable you a fulfilling life you are searching for. Your direction, your strength is what you can achieve by seeking counselling. Being a SFT Solution Focussed Therapist, we can find answers or even better solutions for you to make in life to navigate through challenging times. Authentic and considered approaches to suit your needs with care and understanding is what I bring to my practice. My respect for honesty and kindness are drivers for the therapeutic process. Its your journey, it's my honour to be there with you
(02) 5633 1002 View (02) 5633 1002
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Joanne Walker
Psychotherapist, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Ocean Shores, NSW 2483
I have spent many years working with adults, children, families and professionals most notably those that have experienced trauma, but also addiction, grief, anxiety, emotional, relationship, parenting and other difficulties. I have spent time in indigenous communities and bring cultural awareness and sensitivity to a variety of cultural and other minority groups such as gender diverse.
I have spent many years working with adults, children, families and professionals most notably those that have experienced trauma, but also addiction, grief, anxiety, emotional, relationship, parenting and other difficulties. I have spent time in indigenous communities and bring cultural awareness and sensitivity to a variety of cultural and other minority groups such as gender diverse.
(07) 5655 7413 View (07) 5655 7413
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Skye E Hudson Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
I am an accredited psychotherapist offering face to face and online counselling. I also offer sand play, art and expressive therapies with a trauma informed lens. My work calls upon a variety of modalities such as Gestalt, Internal Family Systems, Body- Mind practices, Compassion practices and Symbol and Depth work. This integrative approach enables my clients to discover their own unique path to change and healing. I prioritise creating a safe and sturdy rapport within the therapuetic relationship as the foundation for the ongoing work of therapy. I work with individuals, adolescents and children.
I am an accredited psychotherapist offering face to face and online counselling. I also offer sand play, art and expressive therapies with a trauma informed lens. My work calls upon a variety of modalities such as Gestalt, Internal Family Systems, Body- Mind practices, Compassion practices and Symbol and Depth work. This integrative approach enables my clients to discover their own unique path to change and healing. I prioritise creating a safe and sturdy rapport within the therapuetic relationship as the foundation for the ongoing work of therapy. I work with individuals, adolescents and children.
(02) 5604 8849 View (02) 5604 8849
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Anna Mavay Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychotherapist, MA, ACA-L4
Verified Verified
Billinudgel, NSW 2483
Anna has extensive knowledge, experience and expertise in the area of mental health, trauma, relationships, neurodiversity and addiction. Anna’s approach to therapy is psychodynamic, holistic, eclectic and compassionate. Anna will gently support you to uncover unresolved feelings and issues that keep you stuck, repeating negative patterns, which can cause issues such as anxiety, depression, co-dependence, chronic worry, anger, perfectionism, eating disorders, hopelessness, difficult relationships, low self esteem, loneliness, disease and addiction. Anna also has extensive experience working with groups, couples and families.
Anna has extensive knowledge, experience and expertise in the area of mental health, trauma, relationships, neurodiversity and addiction. Anna’s approach to therapy is psychodynamic, holistic, eclectic and compassionate. Anna will gently support you to uncover unresolved feelings and issues that keep you stuck, repeating negative patterns, which can cause issues such as anxiety, depression, co-dependence, chronic worry, anger, perfectionism, eating disorders, hopelessness, difficult relationships, low self esteem, loneliness, disease and addiction. Anna also has extensive experience working with groups, couples and families.
(02) 5603 6198 View (02) 5603 6198
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Maya Kuznik
Counsellor, MA, AThR
Verified Verified
Ocean Shores, NSW 2483
As an art therapist, my clients are individuals who are seeking to improve their mental health and overall wellbeing. Whether they are adults or children, they come to me with a desire to develop healthy coping strategies and find ways to manage the challenges of everyday life. Through the creative process of art-making, I am able to guide my clients towards a deeper understanding of their emotions and thoughts, while also providing a safe and supportive space for them to explore their inner world
As an art therapist, my clients are individuals who are seeking to improve their mental health and overall wellbeing. Whether they are adults or children, they come to me with a desire to develop healthy coping strategies and find ways to manage the challenges of everyday life. Through the creative process of art-making, I am able to guide my clients towards a deeper understanding of their emotions and thoughts, while also providing a safe and supportive space for them to explore their inner world
(02) 5604 8467 View (02) 5604 8467
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Brigid Blanckenberg
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Billinudgel, NSW 2483
Hi! I'm a clinical psychologist who works collaboratively with clients to build connection with values and understanding of life challenges. I draw on a range of evidence based modalities to support growth, including EMDR, Schema Therapy, DBT skills and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I adopt an attachment focused approach to my work, which considers the impacts of childhood and developmental experiences on the beliefs we have about ourselves and our relationships with others.
Hi! I'm a clinical psychologist who works collaboratively with clients to build connection with values and understanding of life challenges. I draw on a range of evidence based modalities to support growth, including EMDR, Schema Therapy, DBT skills and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. I adopt an attachment focused approach to my work, which considers the impacts of childhood and developmental experiences on the beliefs we have about ourselves and our relationships with others.
(02) 5604 6892 View (02) 5604 6892
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Vika Shvachkina
Psychologist, MA, MAPS
Verified Verified
Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
Waitlist for new clients
I work with individuals experiencing an array of mental health issues including life transitions, loss and grief and the impact of childhood traumas to name a few. I aim to create a safe and inspiring space to facilitate healing of the heart and mind. I see my role as helping people to find their way in overcoming obstacles and creating ‘a life worth living’ in a respectful, non-judgemental and compassionate manner.
I work with individuals experiencing an array of mental health issues including life transitions, loss and grief and the impact of childhood traumas to name a few. I aim to create a safe and inspiring space to facilitate healing of the heart and mind. I see my role as helping people to find their way in overcoming obstacles and creating ‘a life worth living’ in a respectful, non-judgemental and compassionate manner.
(02) 5605 7981 View (02) 5605 7981
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Kat Daylyn
MA
Verified Verified
Ocean Shores, NSW 2483
I offer authentic and relational sessions, focussing on your resources and empowerment. Sessions are tailored to your needs and aimed at improving how you relate to yourself and others in your life. I aim to empower you to recognise the tools and resources you already have, and to add to those. I will provide techniques to recognise bodily sensations and emotions and to recognise patterns in your life. I use play therapy to work with children and talking therapies with adolescents and adults. I am more than happy to discuss how we can work together and your needs.
I offer authentic and relational sessions, focussing on your resources and empowerment. Sessions are tailored to your needs and aimed at improving how you relate to yourself and others in your life. I aim to empower you to recognise the tools and resources you already have, and to add to those. I will provide techniques to recognise bodily sensations and emotions and to recognise patterns in your life. I use play therapy to work with children and talking therapies with adolescents and adults. I am more than happy to discuss how we can work together and your needs.
(08) 5129 0757 View (08) 5129 0757
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Monika Obirek - Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
I'm a down-to-earth therapist, helping people realise their true potential and heal from relational wounds. I support you to transform challenges into growth and a deeper connection to yourself and your own life purpose. Together we will explore repeating patterns and stuck dynamics to discover what is yearning to be noticed. My focus is to support you to create a stronger, more empathic relationship with yourself. I utilse deep and explorative practices that illuminate fears, beliefs and what is holding you back. We identify the root cause rather than analysing symptoms. This work is deep, powerful, joyful and transformative
I'm a down-to-earth therapist, helping people realise their true potential and heal from relational wounds. I support you to transform challenges into growth and a deeper connection to yourself and your own life purpose. Together we will explore repeating patterns and stuck dynamics to discover what is yearning to be noticed. My focus is to support you to create a stronger, more empathic relationship with yourself. I utilse deep and explorative practices that illuminate fears, beliefs and what is holding you back. We identify the root cause rather than analysing symptoms. This work is deep, powerful, joyful and transformative
(02) 5605 4934 View (02) 5605 4934
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Libby Tooth
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Brunswick Heads, NSW 2483
I am offering a unique service to mothers who are pregnant, pre and post partum (with children up to 4 years of age) who reside in the Byron Shire, Bundjalung land, Northern NSW. It is not uncommon to experience increased symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress during this powerful, transformational period of a woman's life, along with other challenges that come up as a component of the adjustment to new experiences. To enhance accessibility to quality mental health support as best we can, we come to you, in your home, to provide our service. We also offer Telehealth for further accessibility. www.mothersnaturepsychology.com.au
I am offering a unique service to mothers who are pregnant, pre and post partum (with children up to 4 years of age) who reside in the Byron Shire, Bundjalung land, Northern NSW. It is not uncommon to experience increased symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress during this powerful, transformational period of a woman's life, along with other challenges that come up as a component of the adjustment to new experiences. To enhance accessibility to quality mental health support as best we can, we come to you, in your home, to provide our service. We also offer Telehealth for further accessibility. www.mothersnaturepsychology.com.au
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Number of Counsellors in Burringbar, NSW

< 10

Counsellors in Burringbar, NSW who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
100% Life Transitions
80% Relationship Issues
80% Depression
80% Trauma and PTSD
80% Self Esteem
80% Stress

Average years in practice

4 Years

Gender breakdown

50% Female
50% Male

How Counsellors in Burringbar, NSW see their clients

100% In Person and Online

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Burringbar?

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.