Counselling in Smithfield, QLD

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Marta Anna Barnes
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Smithfield, QLD 4878
I am a registered psychologist offering psychological services to adults and young people who want to make positive changes in their lives and enhance their well-being. I support people experiencing a range of mental health issues including anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD, insomnia, eating disorders etc. I have experience in the use of evidence-based modalities such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), and mindfulness-based approaches. I am bilingual and offer services in English and Polish.
I am a registered psychologist offering psychological services to adults and young people who want to make positive changes in their lives and enhance their well-being. I support people experiencing a range of mental health issues including anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD, insomnia, eating disorders etc. I have experience in the use of evidence-based modalities such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), and mindfulness-based approaches. I am bilingual and offer services in English and Polish.
(07) 4064 9598 View (07) 4064 9598
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ALIGN Therapies and Social Consultancy
Counsellor, ACA-L3
Verified Verified
Smithfield, QLD 4878  (Online Only)
Hi! I am Olivia, I’m glad my profile found it’s way to you. Life can be complex, the things that we navigate and survive can often have impacts on our lives and the way we experience our world. Finding the right person to sit beside you in your time of need, is essential to healing. At Align Therapies, we are deeply passionate about sitting with you in your season of healing and supporting you to make sense of your story, however that looks for you.
Hi! I am Olivia, I’m glad my profile found it’s way to you. Life can be complex, the things that we navigate and survive can often have impacts on our lives and the way we experience our world. Finding the right person to sit beside you in your time of need, is essential to healing. At Align Therapies, we are deeply passionate about sitting with you in your season of healing and supporting you to make sense of your story, however that looks for you.
(07) 5451 4047 View (07) 5451 4047
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Niko Antalffy - Fringe Therapy
Counsellor, PhD, PACFA
Verified Verified
Smithfield, QLD 4878  (Online Only)
I provide online therapy for ‘fringe’ clients: LGBTQI+, non-monogamy/poly, BDSM/kink, neurodivergent, disability/chronic health conditions, sex workers and various ethnic and lifestyle backgrounds, helping with a range of psychological and emotional difficulties. I use a trauma-informed humanistic approach with evidence-based therapies for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, overwhelm, and relationship issues. Nothing is too strange or too intersectional as I practice radical acceptance and have a wealth of deep experience and understanding of all the above ‘fringe’ issues and backgrounds.
I provide online therapy for ‘fringe’ clients: LGBTQI+, non-monogamy/poly, BDSM/kink, neurodivergent, disability/chronic health conditions, sex workers and various ethnic and lifestyle backgrounds, helping with a range of psychological and emotional difficulties. I use a trauma-informed humanistic approach with evidence-based therapies for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, overwhelm, and relationship issues. Nothing is too strange or too intersectional as I practice radical acceptance and have a wealth of deep experience and understanding of all the above ‘fringe’ issues and backgrounds.
(02) 9100 0504 View (02) 9100 0504
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Bluewater Therapy FNQ
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified Verified
Smithfield, QLD 4878  (Online Only)
Hi, my name is Nicky, please reach out if you are struggling and need support
Hi, my name is Nicky, please reach out if you are struggling and need support
(07) 4064 9067 View (07) 4064 9067
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Just Breathe Therapy Services
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Smithfield, QLD 4878
Just Breathe Values The Ability To Understand, Have Compassion And Share Feelings are Paramount to Building New Experiences And Sets The Stage For Achieving Measurable, Positive Change. Therapy Is A Collaborative Approach Founded On Mutual Trust And Respect And Is Founded In Cooperation. Positive Change And Growth Are Possible As We All Have The Tools Necessary To Lead A Rich And Fulfilling Life We All Possess The Quality To Be Outstanding And Achieving Excellence Is Possible Honesty And Showing A Consistent Adherence To Strong Moral And Ethical Principles And Values Is Of The Utmost Importance.
Just Breathe Values The Ability To Understand, Have Compassion And Share Feelings are Paramount to Building New Experiences And Sets The Stage For Achieving Measurable, Positive Change. Therapy Is A Collaborative Approach Founded On Mutual Trust And Respect And Is Founded In Cooperation. Positive Change And Growth Are Possible As We All Have The Tools Necessary To Lead A Rich And Fulfilling Life We All Possess The Quality To Be Outstanding And Achieving Excellence Is Possible Honesty And Showing A Consistent Adherence To Strong Moral And Ethical Principles And Values Is Of The Utmost Importance.
(08) 7534 5994 View (08) 7534 5994
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Psychologists
Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Smithfield, QLD 4878
I am a Clinical Psychologist catering for a range of psychological problems. I provide an affordable service with most sessions attracting a generous Medicare rebate provided that you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan from your GP. The service offers online convenient day time and after-hours consultation times with some availability for face to face. To make an online appointment please use the booking calendar on my website www.cairnspsychologyonline.com.
I am a Clinical Psychologist catering for a range of psychological problems. I provide an affordable service with most sessions attracting a generous Medicare rebate provided that you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan from your GP. The service offers online convenient day time and after-hours consultation times with some availability for face to face. To make an online appointment please use the booking calendar on my website www.cairnspsychologyonline.com.
(07) 4079 0701 View (07) 4079 0701

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Biannka Brannigan
Psychotherapist, MPsych, PACFA
Verified Verified
Kuranda, QLD 4881
If you are here, there is something in your life that isn't quite as easeful as you would like... Maybe you're really struggling and can't quite understand why...Maybe it's how you feel within yourself? Or maybe your relationship feels really hard and you can't seem to work together...or maybe you're on the brink of separation.
If you are here, there is something in your life that isn't quite as easeful as you would like... Maybe you're really struggling and can't quite understand why...Maybe it's how you feel within yourself? Or maybe your relationship feels really hard and you can't seem to work together...or maybe you're on the brink of separation.
(07) 4065 8937 View (07) 4065 8937
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possibilities
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870
Are you feeling lost? Unhappy? Do you feel life is hard to bear? Are you overwhelmed by stressful situations? Do you experience problems in your relationship and need professional help? Are you looking for a kind and compassionate counsellor to help you to overcome challenges and live your life as fully as possible? I provide that safe, confidential and supportive space with a client-centred collaborative approach to explore your possibilites as an individual or as a couple.
Are you feeling lost? Unhappy? Do you feel life is hard to bear? Are you overwhelmed by stressful situations? Do you experience problems in your relationship and need professional help? Are you looking for a kind and compassionate counsellor to help you to overcome challenges and live your life as fully as possible? I provide that safe, confidential and supportive space with a client-centred collaborative approach to explore your possibilites as an individual or as a couple.
(07) 4058 8892 View (07) 4058 8892
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Charis Stevens
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cairns City, QLD 4870  (Online Only)
Are you finding your relationships challenging at the moment? Are you finding the conflict overwhelming, making it hard to cope? Not knowing what to do, where to turn or even who you are in the process? If you can't seem to see your way out or through life's challenges at the moment, I would love to help! When things become tricky, and life gets difficult to navigate, having someone journey with you is valuable. I have a real passion for seeing people not just survive but thrive! I feel it is a privilege to be able to equip and encourage clients as we navigate a journey towards understanding, growth and healing together.
Are you finding your relationships challenging at the moment? Are you finding the conflict overwhelming, making it hard to cope? Not knowing what to do, where to turn or even who you are in the process? If you can't seem to see your way out or through life's challenges at the moment, I would love to help! When things become tricky, and life gets difficult to navigate, having someone journey with you is valuable. I have a real passion for seeing people not just survive but thrive! I feel it is a privilege to be able to equip and encourage clients as we navigate a journey towards understanding, growth and healing together.
(08) 6219 3007 View (08) 6219 3007
Wendy Robertson
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870
Not accepting new clients
Not Currently Accepting New Clients...................................................................... Are you seeking a bulk-billing psychologist? I'm Wendy and I am a Clinical Psychologist based on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland who sees adult clients Australia-wide for assessment and treatment through both telehealth and face to face sessions. I am happy to support NDIS clients and offer Medicare Bulk Billing to eligible clients.
Not Currently Accepting New Clients...................................................................... Are you seeking a bulk-billing psychologist? I'm Wendy and I am a Clinical Psychologist based on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland who sees adult clients Australia-wide for assessment and treatment through both telehealth and face to face sessions. I am happy to support NDIS clients and offer Medicare Bulk Billing to eligible clients.
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Lyn Lovering
Psychologist, PsyBA Prov
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870
I am a 61-year-old mature woman with lived experience. I worked with people from different social and ethnic background, across three continents and was inspired to study the motivations behind human behaviours through the lens of the biopsychosocial model. As a provisional psychologist, my therapeutic work is inspired through this model to develop and understand the personal challenges and limitations that people endure. I endeavor to improve self-worth, personal strengths, and adaptability to foster long-term resilience. My strengths are empathy and compassion.
I am a 61-year-old mature woman with lived experience. I worked with people from different social and ethnic background, across three continents and was inspired to study the motivations behind human behaviours through the lens of the biopsychosocial model. As a provisional psychologist, my therapeutic work is inspired through this model to develop and understand the personal challenges and limitations that people endure. I endeavor to improve self-worth, personal strengths, and adaptability to foster long-term resilience. My strengths are empathy and compassion.
(07) 4429 8871 View (07) 4429 8871
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BodyMatters Australasia
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870
BodyMatters Australasia provides treatment for eating disorders, body image issues and problematic exercise. Specifically clinical eating dosorders such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and arfid. Also subclinical eating issues such as orthorexia. Our large team enables specific expertise within this such as an overlap with neurodivergence including adhd and autism, trauma, other health issues such as diabetes. We also service the LGBTQI+ community. We have immediate availability for new clients due to our growing team. We offer face to face (Sydney) and Telehealth treatment.
BodyMatters Australasia provides treatment for eating disorders, body image issues and problematic exercise. Specifically clinical eating dosorders such as anorexia, bulimia, binge eating and arfid. Also subclinical eating issues such as orthorexia. Our large team enables specific expertise within this such as an overlap with neurodivergence including adhd and autism, trauma, other health issues such as diabetes. We also service the LGBTQI+ community. We have immediate availability for new clients due to our growing team. We offer face to face (Sydney) and Telehealth treatment.
(02) 9053 4580 View (02) 9053 4580
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Izumi Yamaguchi
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L3
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870
Not accepting new clients
I am currently on a long leave. I am planning to resume my practice in around January 2025. Please check my website on when to restart. I am passionate to help clients overcome their challenges and take meaningful steps toward a better future. By exploring clients' internal conflicts and working on underlying vulnerabilities, I assist clients in finding ways together to alleviate or solve them.
I am currently on a long leave. I am planning to resume my practice in around January 2025. Please check my website on when to restart. I am passionate to help clients overcome their challenges and take meaningful steps toward a better future. By exploring clients' internal conflicts and working on underlying vulnerabilities, I assist clients in finding ways together to alleviate or solve them.
(03) 7003 2420 View (03) 7003 2420
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Not taking new clients currently
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870
Hi, I'm Alicia. I am passionate about providing specialist mental health support. I have worked with teens, adults and families experiencing a diverse range of difficulties including; anxiety, depression, family violence, relationship difficulties/breakdowns, personality disorders, complex trauma/trauma, disordered eating, low self-esteem and substance misuse. I believe in developing respectful, authentic and open-minded relationships with each person I work with. My approach is inclusive, relaxed and when appropriate humorous and playful.
Hi, I'm Alicia. I am passionate about providing specialist mental health support. I have worked with teens, adults and families experiencing a diverse range of difficulties including; anxiety, depression, family violence, relationship difficulties/breakdowns, personality disorders, complex trauma/trauma, disordered eating, low self-esteem and substance misuse. I believe in developing respectful, authentic and open-minded relationships with each person I work with. My approach is inclusive, relaxed and when appropriate humorous and playful.
(07) 5240 9990 View (07) 5240 9990
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Michelle Marazakis - Grief Space
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870
Are you feeling a deep sense of loss and sadness? Are you wondering how you will get through this pain and when you will feel like yourself again? I specialise in grief counselling for adults from a person-centred, compassion focused, somatic and trauma informed approach. I am also an End of Life Doula, so I'm passionate about guiding and empowering families with end of life planning, practical and emotional support. Grief is not a problem to be resolved - it is a normal human response to loss. While counselling won’t take away your grief, I can support you to navigate the pain it brings and learn how to adapt to life after loss.
Are you feeling a deep sense of loss and sadness? Are you wondering how you will get through this pain and when you will feel like yourself again? I specialise in grief counselling for adults from a person-centred, compassion focused, somatic and trauma informed approach. I am also an End of Life Doula, so I'm passionate about guiding and empowering families with end of life planning, practical and emotional support. Grief is not a problem to be resolved - it is a normal human response to loss. While counselling won’t take away your grief, I can support you to navigate the pain it brings and learn how to adapt to life after loss.
(07) 5240 9030 View (07) 5240 9030
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Elena Britton
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870  (Online Only)
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in treatment of trauma, whether it is a single incident trauma or repeated traumas such as abuse, neglect, exposure to domestic violence, and attachment wounding. I work with clients presenting with symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression, as well as more complex presentations with multiple diagnoses and chronic health conditions. Together we identify and address significant past experiences as well as learn to acknowledge and meet own needs for love, connectedness and a sense of worthiness.
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in treatment of trauma, whether it is a single incident trauma or repeated traumas such as abuse, neglect, exposure to domestic violence, and attachment wounding. I work with clients presenting with symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression, as well as more complex presentations with multiple diagnoses and chronic health conditions. Together we identify and address significant past experiences as well as learn to acknowledge and meet own needs for love, connectedness and a sense of worthiness.
(07) 4515 7334 View (07) 4515 7334
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Nicolle Griffin
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870  (Online Only)
Very Helpful Chats offers ADHD & Autism assessments, mental health treatment, counselling, occupational therapy, ADHD coaching, and social-therapeutic groups to the neurodivergent community. We are an online telehealth-only service. Our team is made up of neurodivergent, neuro-affirming, gender diverse, and queer/LGBTIQA+ health professionals.
Very Helpful Chats offers ADHD & Autism assessments, mental health treatment, counselling, occupational therapy, ADHD coaching, and social-therapeutic groups to the neurodivergent community. We are an online telehealth-only service. Our team is made up of neurodivergent, neuro-affirming, gender diverse, and queer/LGBTIQA+ health professionals.
(02) 9100 0205 View (02) 9100 0205
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Kiia Karki
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Kiia is a Registered Clinical Psychologist after completing her Master's Degree in Finland and worked there as a psychologist for a couple of years before coming to Australia. Kiia has experience working as a psychologist in many different settings with people from all walks of life.
Kiia is a Registered Clinical Psychologist after completing her Master's Degree in Finland and worked there as a psychologist for a couple of years before coming to Australia. Kiia has experience working as a psychologist in many different settings with people from all walks of life.
1800 327 477 View 1800 327 477
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Carlyn Chen
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870
I am a Teochew person working on Gadigal land, working to decolonise myself and my therapy to offer culturally sensitive and inclusive counselling to people of all cultures and identities. I offer trauma-informed, integrative therapy that will be tailored to your needs, taking into account mind, body, nervous system, emotions and context. I believe in the innate capacity of each person to heal and will work collaboratively with you to uncover and grow this. I have provided holistic counselling and case management support to young people and adults experiencing complex trauma in the not for profit and health sectors since 2015.
I am a Teochew person working on Gadigal land, working to decolonise myself and my therapy to offer culturally sensitive and inclusive counselling to people of all cultures and identities. I offer trauma-informed, integrative therapy that will be tailored to your needs, taking into account mind, body, nervous system, emotions and context. I believe in the innate capacity of each person to heal and will work collaboratively with you to uncover and grow this. I have provided holistic counselling and case management support to young people and adults experiencing complex trauma in the not for profit and health sectors since 2015.
(02) 9100 0467 View (02) 9100 0467
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Jana Maddock Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L4
Verified Verified
Cairns City, QLD 4870  (Online Only)
Hi there, I'm Jana, a registered Psychotherapist/Counsellor with a B.Couns. and M.A.C.A. level 4 certification. My practice focuses on supporting young adults, adults, and couples, offering support for various issues including Trauma Counselling, Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse, Self Harm and Relationship issues.
Hi there, I'm Jana, a registered Psychotherapist/Counsellor with a B.Couns. and M.A.C.A. level 4 certification. My practice focuses on supporting young adults, adults, and couples, offering support for various issues including Trauma Counselling, Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse, Self Harm and Relationship issues.
(07) 5241 1842 View (07) 5241 1842

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Smithfield, QLD

< 10

Counsellors in Smithfield, QLD who prioritize treating:

83% Anxiety
83% Stress
67% Relationship Issues
67% Depression
67% Trauma and PTSD
67% Self Esteem
50% Addiction

Average years in practice

7 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

67% Bupa
67% Medicare Rebates
67% NDIS

How Counsellors in Smithfield, QLD see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only

Gender breakdown

100% Female
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Smithfield?

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.