Female Counselling in Manly, QLD

Neurokin Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179  (Online Only)
I'm a psychologist with a Master of Clinical Psychology. I work via telehealth on Mondays to Thursdays, and can offer therapy and autism ('ASD') and ADHD assessments. My specialty is providing assessments for 'high masking' females. I also specialise in trauma (using EMDR), and chronic health issues. Email us today!
I'm a psychologist with a Master of Clinical Psychology. I work via telehealth on Mondays to Thursdays, and can offer therapy and autism ('ASD') and ADHD assessments. My specialty is providing assessments for 'high masking' females. I also specialise in trauma (using EMDR), and chronic health issues. Email us today!
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Jane Jokic
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179
I see clients for all kinds of different reasons such as concerns related to depression and anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, life changes, parenting, relationship concerns or simply because they want to connect with a therapist to help maintain positive mental health. I may teach strategies, teach you about your brain and body, and how you can take charge of your own wellbeing. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach, together we can decide what approach feels most comfortable and works best for you.
I see clients for all kinds of different reasons such as concerns related to depression and anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, life changes, parenting, relationship concerns or simply because they want to connect with a therapist to help maintain positive mental health. I may teach strategies, teach you about your brain and body, and how you can take charge of your own wellbeing. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach, together we can decide what approach feels most comfortable and works best for you.
(07) 3113 9338 View (07) 3113 9338
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Sussy Hollaway
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179
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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Madonna Schmierer
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179
Over 70 percent of our clients are women who are making lives for themselves dealing with relationships, children/adolescents, work, family and often trauma. We work in this space so understand the how making women happy flows on to happy families and happy lives
Over 70 percent of our clients are women who are making lives for themselves dealing with relationships, children/adolescents, work, family and often trauma. We work in this space so understand the how making women happy flows on to happy families and happy lives
(07) 3113 9069 View (07) 3113 9069
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Kate Costigan
Counsellor, PhD, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179
For over 20 years I have taught & practiced therapeutic counselling and group work. I specialise in dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, domestic & family violence, pain, addiction and other traumatic life events e.g. separation from or death of a loved one.
For over 20 years I have taught & practiced therapeutic counselling and group work. I specialise in dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, domestic & family violence, pain, addiction and other traumatic life events e.g. separation from or death of a loved one.
(07) 3485 0755 View (07) 3485 0755
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Kylie Margaret Madigan
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179
Waitlist for new clients
Please note that I will be away on annual leave 03.07.24 - 05.08.24. I will respond to emails and phone calls upon my return. Thank you. I am devoted to supporting and empowering adolescents and adults to reach their potential and live authentically. I work with many different presentations including: trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, risk, phobias, low self-esteem, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder. My areas of passion include supporting the LGBTIQA+ community and working with trauma.
Please note that I will be away on annual leave 03.07.24 - 05.08.24. I will respond to emails and phone calls upon my return. Thank you. I am devoted to supporting and empowering adolescents and adults to reach their potential and live authentically. I work with many different presentations including: trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, risk, phobias, low self-esteem, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder. My areas of passion include supporting the LGBTIQA+ community and working with trauma.
(07) 3477 9736 View (07) 3477 9736
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Veronica Woolcott
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179
My practice at Silverthorn provides a safe and calm therapeutic space, where privacy and comfort are paramount. I offer each of my clients an individualised plan of consultation and evidence-based therapies designed to support their journey toward healing, recovery and a renewed sense of control. I believe in the value of authentic truth and honesty, where the core feelings of anxiety and fear – so typically related to trauma and distress – can be tended to and moderated, allowing for the steady restoration of trust and confidence.
My practice at Silverthorn provides a safe and calm therapeutic space, where privacy and comfort are paramount. I offer each of my clients an individualised plan of consultation and evidence-based therapies designed to support their journey toward healing, recovery and a renewed sense of control. I believe in the value of authentic truth and honesty, where the core feelings of anxiety and fear – so typically related to trauma and distress – can be tended to and moderated, allowing for the steady restoration of trust and confidence.
(07) 2100 4801 View (07) 2100 4801
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Louise Fitzgerald
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179
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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Pella Wellness
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Manly, QLD 4179
G'Day, I’m Amanda a heart centred Clinical Counsellor and Gestalt Psychotherapist. If you are feeling stuck, experiencing emotional pain or turmoil or are having trouble working things out I would love to meet you and hear about your unique experience. Together we can work through your difficulties and create awareness and meaningful change. I will meet you with curiosity and compassion.
G'Day, I’m Amanda a heart centred Clinical Counsellor and Gestalt Psychotherapist. If you are feeling stuck, experiencing emotional pain or turmoil or are having trouble working things out I would love to meet you and hear about your unique experience. Together we can work through your difficulties and create awareness and meaningful change. I will meet you with curiosity and compassion.
(07) 3113 9168 View (07) 3113 9168
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Relationship Connect Counselling & Psychotherapy
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179
Looking to move forward and make confident decisions about what it is you actually want in life? Seeking to explore yourself in ways you might not have imagined? Wanting to understand more about your current relationships and how they are impacting you? Counselling can support you in all these ways and in other areas that you may wish to discuss in a confidential setting. One is respected and valued for their beliefs and choices at RelationshipConnect.Org
Looking to move forward and make confident decisions about what it is you actually want in life? Seeking to explore yourself in ways you might not have imagined? Wanting to understand more about your current relationships and how they are impacting you? Counselling can support you in all these ways and in other areas that you may wish to discuss in a confidential setting. One is respected and valued for their beliefs and choices at RelationshipConnect.Org
(07) 3186 8742 View (07) 3186 8742
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Anchoring Your Life Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Manly, QLD 4179
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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Katrin Terton Art & Therapy
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Moreton Bay, QLD 4178
If you are curious about creative arts therapy and have a desire to gain deeper insight into your inner self by a different way of knowing, you are in the right place. Although I also offer traditional forms of counselling, I understand that they may not always capture the full depth of your experiences. By engaging in art therapy, you can gain new awareness and perspectives that might not be readily accessible through talk therapy alone. It can be a path to greater self-awareness and personal growth, providing a unique avenue for self-expression and exploration, allowing you to tap into your inner wisdom.
If you are curious about creative arts therapy and have a desire to gain deeper insight into your inner self by a different way of knowing, you are in the right place. Although I also offer traditional forms of counselling, I understand that they may not always capture the full depth of your experiences. By engaging in art therapy, you can gain new awareness and perspectives that might not be readily accessible through talk therapy alone. It can be a path to greater self-awareness and personal growth, providing a unique avenue for self-expression and exploration, allowing you to tap into your inner wisdom.
(07) 3477 9094 View (07) 3477 9094
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Dawn Radford
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Gumdale, QLD 4154
Not accepting new clients
From early childhood, I felt that I was “weird” and other people were mostly “normal”. This overwhelmed me, affecting almost every aspect of my life. I tried to find a way to live with the endless debates inside my own head. Some strategies were helpful and others not so much. I have at last begun to realise that “normal” comes in a variety of flavours: I am not “weird” so much as a “rare and unusual flavour of normal”. Mostly I’m ok with that, although I’m definitely still a work in progress. I may be unique, but I’m not the only person who has ever struggled to find acceptance, purpose, motivation and direction.
From early childhood, I felt that I was “weird” and other people were mostly “normal”. This overwhelmed me, affecting almost every aspect of my life. I tried to find a way to live with the endless debates inside my own head. Some strategies were helpful and others not so much. I have at last begun to realise that “normal” comes in a variety of flavours: I am not “weird” so much as a “rare and unusual flavour of normal”. Mostly I’m ok with that, although I’m definitely still a work in progress. I may be unique, but I’m not the only person who has ever struggled to find acceptance, purpose, motivation and direction.
(07) 3483 0464 View (07) 3483 0464
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Heidi Ruef
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Manly West, QLD 4179
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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AD Counselling & Family Services - Alice Day
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MC, AMHSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Moreton Bay, QLD 4178
Being able to talk about what's going on in your life in a safe and non-judgemental space can be a powerful catalyst for change. Counselling is based on your needs with interventions grounded in a holistic understanding of you and your life. It aims to facilitate improved self-knowledge and understanding of issues you may be experiencing, which enhances steps towards improved mental health and emotional well being. If agreed upon I am able to work with you in helping to understand the association between past experiences and current behaviour. Early influences can shape us and our ability to exert control over present functioning.
Being able to talk about what's going on in your life in a safe and non-judgemental space can be a powerful catalyst for change. Counselling is based on your needs with interventions grounded in a holistic understanding of you and your life. It aims to facilitate improved self-knowledge and understanding of issues you may be experiencing, which enhances steps towards improved mental health and emotional well being. If agreed upon I am able to work with you in helping to understand the association between past experiences and current behaviour. Early influences can shape us and our ability to exert control over present functioning.
(07) 3477 9771 View (07) 3477 9771
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Natalee Cooper
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Moreton Bay, QLD 4178
My name is Natalee and I am a registered trauma informed counsellor with 2 locations in Brisbane's northern suburbs of Narangba and Elimbah. I have extensive experience with anxiety, depression, addiction, PTSD and relationship concerns. Reaching out for support can be overwhelming in itself. I provide a calm, compassionate, non-judgemental space for clients where you will be heard and valued. I will work with you to develop a treatment plan that you are comfortable with to achieve your goals. Please read my reviews on Google and Facebook under my business name Holistic Wellness Australia.
My name is Natalee and I am a registered trauma informed counsellor with 2 locations in Brisbane's northern suburbs of Narangba and Elimbah. I have extensive experience with anxiety, depression, addiction, PTSD and relationship concerns. Reaching out for support can be overwhelming in itself. I provide a calm, compassionate, non-judgemental space for clients where you will be heard and valued. I will work with you to develop a treatment plan that you are comfortable with to achieve your goals. Please read my reviews on Google and Facebook under my business name Holistic Wellness Australia.
(07) 4243 4377 View (07) 4243 4377
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Jacaranda Studio
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified Verified
Wynnum, QLD 4178  (Online Only)
I offer online counselling with adults and young people from all walks of life to create a space where together we can seek to understand your inner world and the challenges you are facing. Connecting with you as a unique individual is my first goal. I believe you are the expert in your own life and my role is to partner WITH you to find a way to live a life you value.
I offer online counselling with adults and young people from all walks of life to create a space where together we can seek to understand your inner world and the challenges you are facing. Connecting with you as a unique individual is my first goal. I believe you are the expert in your own life and my role is to partner WITH you to find a way to live a life you value.
(07) 3113 9139 View (07) 3113 9139
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Zest Infusion Pty Ltd
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Manly West, QLD 4179
At Zest Infusion Pty Ltd it is our goal to enhance your vitality for life by offering psychology and dietetics services which are grounded in a mindful approach to living. We offer a comprehensive array of individual, group therapy, and personal well-being programs, mindfulness meditation groups and zest products to enhance vitality.
At Zest Infusion Pty Ltd it is our goal to enhance your vitality for life by offering psychology and dietetics services which are grounded in a mindful approach to living. We offer a comprehensive array of individual, group therapy, and personal well-being programs, mindfulness meditation groups and zest products to enhance vitality.
(07) 3186 9431 View (07) 3186 9431
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Chloe Hartshorn
Counsellor, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
Manly West, QLD 4179
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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Rachel Wilkinson
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Thorneside, QLD 4158
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
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.