Female Counselling in Alexandra Hills, QLD

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Chloe Hartshorn
Counsellor, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
Alexandra Hills, QLD 4161
I offer counselling to children, teens and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, family change, grief and loss, those struggling with identity, self-value and life transitions. I am strengths based and focussed on supporting clients to develop ways to live a fulfilling life. I am a registered counsellor with 20 years’ experience supporting the holistic wellbeing of my clients.
I offer counselling to children, teens and adults experiencing anxiety, depression, family change, grief and loss, those struggling with identity, self-value and life transitions. I am strengths based and focussed on supporting clients to develop ways to live a fulfilling life. I am a registered counsellor with 20 years’ experience supporting the holistic wellbeing of my clients.
(07) 3477 9834 View (07) 3477 9834
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Heidi Ruef
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Alexandra Hills, QLD 4161
If you need a therapist with 20+ years of professional experience, extensive life experience and maturity, please make contact. I work with anxiety, depression, major life transitions, including personal and work related relationships, traumatic events, loss, grief, stress, pet loss grief, andaddiction. I create a safe environment where change can be explored and pursued. I am compassionate and have a practical approach to therapy. I am a skillful listener, perceptive of barriers or issues holding you back. We are all human and will struggle at times. Contact me to help you reconnect with yourself.
If you need a therapist with 20+ years of professional experience, extensive life experience and maturity, please make contact. I work with anxiety, depression, major life transitions, including personal and work related relationships, traumatic events, loss, grief, stress, pet loss grief, andaddiction. I create a safe environment where change can be explored and pursued. I am compassionate and have a practical approach to therapy. I am a skillful listener, perceptive of barriers or issues holding you back. We are all human and will struggle at times. Contact me to help you reconnect with yourself.
(07) 3477 9767 View (07) 3477 9767
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Ali Ponturo
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Alexandra Hills, QLD 4161
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.
(07) 3477 9943 View (07) 3477 9943
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Janice Rees Counselling and Family Therapy
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Alexandra Hills, QLD 4161
Janice Rees is a passionate and emphatic counsellor who has a deep love for people and humanity. Janice has had great success supporting people for 18 years in the community and is committed to empowering individuals to change their lives. It is important to Janice that she creates a comfortable, culturally aware, inclusive, safe, and relaxed therapeutic environment that supports the needs of all individuals who seek her expertise for counselling including individuals, couples, children, teenagers, and families. Janice specialises in Couples / Marriage and Grief Counselling.
Janice Rees is a passionate and emphatic counsellor who has a deep love for people and humanity. Janice has had great success supporting people for 18 years in the community and is committed to empowering individuals to change their lives. It is important to Janice that she creates a comfortable, culturally aware, inclusive, safe, and relaxed therapeutic environment that supports the needs of all individuals who seek her expertise for counselling including individuals, couples, children, teenagers, and families. Janice specialises in Couples / Marriage and Grief Counselling.
(07) 2801 5099 View (07) 2801 5099
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Rachel Wilkinson
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Alexandra Hills, QLD 4161
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.
(07) 2801 5140 View (07) 2801 5140
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Liane Anderson
Psychologist, MAPS
Verified Verified
Alexandra Hills, QLD 4161
I am taking new clients for telehealth, and Face to Face in Brisbane at Victoria Point. I am a general psychologist with over three decades of experience. I came to therapy with a non-pathologising view of symptoms and behaviour. My view is that the vast majority of symptoms of "mental illness" are an understandable response to various life circumstances. Some deep in our past, some in our present. I am passionate about helping people to heal, grow, and live full lives. Via telehealth, I can see clients in any location.
I am taking new clients for telehealth, and Face to Face in Brisbane at Victoria Point. I am a general psychologist with over three decades of experience. I came to therapy with a non-pathologising view of symptoms and behaviour. My view is that the vast majority of symptoms of "mental illness" are an understandable response to various life circumstances. Some deep in our past, some in our present. I am passionate about helping people to heal, grow, and live full lives. Via telehealth, I can see clients in any location.
(03) 9070 5442 View (03) 9070 5442
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Louise Fitzgerald
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Alexandra Hills, QLD 4161
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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Andrea McMahon
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Alexandra Hills, QLD 4161
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.
(07) 3477 9858 View (07) 3477 9858

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Glenys Olwen Gibson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Capalaba, QLD 4157
Providing a safe space for reflection and integration.
Providing a safe space for reflection and integration.
(07) 3477 9493 View (07) 3477 9493
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Vantage Point Counselling
Counsellor, MC, PACFA
Verified Verified
Wellington Point, QLD 4160
We are a private practice in Brisbane’s beautiful bayside suburb of Wellington Point, providing counselling support for individuals, couples, and families. We specialise in family relationships and provide support for anyone over the age of 16 experiencing disruptions in well-being due to anxiety, depression, loneliness, work-related stress, diagnosed mental health conditions, grief & loss, relationship breakdown, identity or sexuality issues, discrimination and marginalisation, physical, emotional or spiritual abuse, deconstruction & reconstruction of faith, adverse childhood experiences or trauma.
We are a private practice in Brisbane’s beautiful bayside suburb of Wellington Point, providing counselling support for individuals, couples, and families. We specialise in family relationships and provide support for anyone over the age of 16 experiencing disruptions in well-being due to anxiety, depression, loneliness, work-related stress, diagnosed mental health conditions, grief & loss, relationship breakdown, identity or sexuality issues, discrimination and marginalisation, physical, emotional or spiritual abuse, deconstruction & reconstruction of faith, adverse childhood experiences or trauma.
(07) 3485 0619 View (07) 3485 0619
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Lindsay Bennett
Psychologist, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Wellington Point, QLD 4160  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I am currently not accepting new clients until July 2024. Welcome! Thanks for checking out my profile. I have been a registered psychologist since 2011. Over the last 12 years, I have been honoured to assist many people along their journey towards healing, self-compassion and fulfilment in all areas of their lives. I bring compassion, authenticity, transparency, honesty and respect to the therapy process. We discuss and agree upon short-term and long-term goals, our treatment plan, therapeutic interventions and homework arising from sessions. I work exclusively with adults, providing therapy online.
I am currently not accepting new clients until July 2024. Welcome! Thanks for checking out my profile. I have been a registered psychologist since 2011. Over the last 12 years, I have been honoured to assist many people along their journey towards healing, self-compassion and fulfilment in all areas of their lives. I bring compassion, authenticity, transparency, honesty and respect to the therapy process. We discuss and agree upon short-term and long-term goals, our treatment plan, therapeutic interventions and homework arising from sessions. I work exclusively with adults, providing therapy online.
(07) 3477 9535 View (07) 3477 9535
The Psych Professionals
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cleveland, QLD 4163
The Psych Professionals works with our clients to assist in developing their skills to overcome their barriers, helping them to live the life they deserve. Our clinicians are highly experienced and genuinely care about not only supporting our clients, but also ensuring we are creating a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental space for our clients to feel comfortable, no matter their background.
The Psych Professionals works with our clients to assist in developing their skills to overcome their barriers, helping them to live the life they deserve. Our clinicians are highly experienced and genuinely care about not only supporting our clients, but also ensuring we are creating a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental space for our clients to feel comfortable, no matter their background.
(07) 2801 6834 View (07) 2801 6834
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Her Way Counselling
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Capalaba, QLD 4157  (Online Only)
Please note: I am currently not accepting new clients, apologies for the inconvenience! Empowering women to thrive is not just my passion, it's my purpose. As a dedicated counsellor, I've had the privilege of witnessing incredible transformations in the lives of the women I serve.
Please note: I am currently not accepting new clients, apologies for the inconvenience! Empowering women to thrive is not just my passion, it's my purpose. As a dedicated counsellor, I've had the privilege of witnessing incredible transformations in the lives of the women I serve.
(07) 2801 7603 View (07) 2801 7603
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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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Patrea Louise O'Donoghue
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Cleveland, QLD 4163
I enjoy helping clients who are experiencing life challenges and are stressed. It is rewarding to journey with clients as they take the initial step acknowledging they need help then be willing to look deeply within themselves as they learn ways to cope. My clients want to lead more satisfying and healthy lives, enjoy happier and more harmonious relationships (at home or work), and fulfil their potential. I help my clients achieve greater inner calm, resilience, health and wellbeing, and personal goals, so they enjoy their life, love and appreciate who they are, get off autopilot default mode, and be a positive force in the world.
I enjoy helping clients who are experiencing life challenges and are stressed. It is rewarding to journey with clients as they take the initial step acknowledging they need help then be willing to look deeply within themselves as they learn ways to cope. My clients want to lead more satisfying and healthy lives, enjoy happier and more harmonious relationships (at home or work), and fulfil their potential. I help my clients achieve greater inner calm, resilience, health and wellbeing, and personal goals, so they enjoy their life, love and appreciate who they are, get off autopilot default mode, and be a positive force in the world.
(07) 3186 5693 View (07) 3186 5693
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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
(07) 2801 5472 View (07) 2801 5472
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Sussy Hollaway
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Capalaba, QLD 4157
I am a trauma informed accredited mental health senior social worker providing counselling and advocacy services to children, adolescents, adults, and their families. I have experience working with people on the whole continuum of mental health concerns. I support people who have experienced trauma, sexual assault, drugs and alcohol, life transitions, suicidal thoughts and behaviour, and family and relationship issues, including domestic and family violence concerns and adjusting to parenthood.
I am a trauma informed accredited mental health senior social worker providing counselling and advocacy services to children, adolescents, adults, and their families. I have experience working with people on the whole continuum of mental health concerns. I support people who have experienced trauma, sexual assault, drugs and alcohol, life transitions, suicidal thoughts and behaviour, and family and relationship issues, including domestic and family violence concerns and adjusting to parenthood.
(07) 3113 9981 View (07) 3113 9981
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Riverside Amble Counselling Services
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Capalaba, QLD 4157
Let's walk along Brisbane River in the beautiful outdoors, surrounded by nature. Join Natalie for Walk & Talk therapy. Natalie is a skilled counsellor with a very empathetic and intuitive basis. She has spent a lot of time personally and professionally in supportive roles for people with dependency issues, medical difficulties, homelessness, and disabilities. Natalie has a lot of compassion for people who do not fit the general “mould” of society and enjoys the richness that comes from people’s alternating views.
Let's walk along Brisbane River in the beautiful outdoors, surrounded by nature. Join Natalie for Walk & Talk therapy. Natalie is a skilled counsellor with a very empathetic and intuitive basis. She has spent a lot of time personally and professionally in supportive roles for people with dependency issues, medical difficulties, homelessness, and disabilities. Natalie has a lot of compassion for people who do not fit the general “mould” of society and enjoys the richness that comes from people’s alternating views.
(07) 2100 4871 View (07) 2100 4871
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Anchoring Your Life Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Wellington Point, QLD 4160
Do you yearn to reconnect with your partner or re-engage with life fully but feel stuck in a cycle of relationship difficulties, affairs, betrayal, anxiety, illness, or other life challenges? You are not alone. These challenges can be overwhelming, but there is hope. Healing, growth, and practical tools can help you achieve your goals and break free from this cycle. As an experienced counsellor, I offer compassionate support tailored to your unique needs. We will work together to transform your struggles, enabling you to move toward a more fulfilling life. I can support you in the Redlands in person or online Australia-wide.
Do you yearn to reconnect with your partner or re-engage with life fully but feel stuck in a cycle of relationship difficulties, affairs, betrayal, anxiety, illness, or other life challenges? You are not alone. These challenges can be overwhelming, but there is hope. Healing, growth, and practical tools can help you achieve your goals and break free from this cycle. As an experienced counsellor, I offer compassionate support tailored to your unique needs. We will work together to transform your struggles, enabling you to move toward a more fulfilling life. I can support you in the Redlands in person or online Australia-wide.
(07) 3184 4739 View (07) 3184 4739
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Liz Bamford Psychology
Psychologist, MAPS
Verified Verified
Birkdale, QLD 4159
Liz has 20 years of experience assisting many people from all walks of life, with diverse issues including anxiety, depression and stress. Liz has helped people plan and implement changes in their work and personal lives, to more closely align with their interests, beliefs, giftings, values and personality.
Liz has 20 years of experience assisting many people from all walks of life, with diverse issues including anxiety, depression and stress. Liz has helped people plan and implement changes in their work and personal lives, to more closely align with their interests, beliefs, giftings, values and personality.
(07) 3179 6113 View (07) 3179 6113

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Female Counsellors

Does it matter what gender my therapist is?

In general, this is not an important factor, as there is no relationship between a therapist’s gender and their efficacy. Some clients, however, prefer to see therapists of a particular gender, whether due to their own past experiences with men and women, or ingrained beliefs about how people of different genders think and behave. Exploring the roots of such preferences and considering what one wants to address in therapy can help someone determine whether their therapist’s gender truly matters to them.

Should I see a female therapist?

Many people—not just women—prefer to see a female therapist, either because they believe that a woman will be able to relate to their specific challenges (for example, sexism in the workplace) or because they imagine feeling more comfortable disclosing sensitive information to a woman. Such beliefs may not turn out to be accurate, however, and adhering too rigidly to a gender preference can at times hinder a client from finding the best therapeutic match.

Do therapists get specific training to help with women’s concerns?

Therapists are trained to provide care to clients of any gender. However, some therapists—both men and women—may pursue additional training in feminist therapy, gender-specific issues, or women’s mental health. Female clients may wish to ask prospective therapists whether they have received specific training in the client’s primary area(s) of concern, or whether they have worked extensively with women on issues similar to their own.

How can I inquire about a therapist’s experience in treating women?

It’s OK—even encouraged!—to ask a therapist directly whether and how often they have treated women in the past, or whether they have treated women dealing with the client’s most prominent concern(s). Competent therapists will be happy to share their educational background, preferred treatment modalities, and prior client experience to help an individual find the therapist best suited to their needs.