Counselling in Stepney, SA

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Eastside Counselling, Amira Shahin
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Stepney, SA 5069
Amira is a mental health counsellor and a certified trauma professional. Amira also specialised in two advanced majors - Child Development and Parenting Skills, and Relationship Counselling and Conflict Resolution. Her goal is to create a safe, welcoming, and relaxed environment for children, adolescents, and young adults aged 6-25 to explore and overcome the challenges they face. Amira has a deep passion for assisting children who are affected by autism and she is dedicated to supporting clients who are eligible for coverage under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and their plans.
Amira is a mental health counsellor and a certified trauma professional. Amira also specialised in two advanced majors - Child Development and Parenting Skills, and Relationship Counselling and Conflict Resolution. Her goal is to create a safe, welcoming, and relaxed environment for children, adolescents, and young adults aged 6-25 to explore and overcome the challenges they face. Amira has a deep passion for assisting children who are affected by autism and she is dedicated to supporting clients who are eligible for coverage under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and their plans.
(08) 7008 7753 View (08) 7008 7753
Photo of David Dunbar - Adelaide Compassionate Psychology, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych, Psychologist
Adelaide Compassionate Psychology
Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Stepney, SA 5069
Immediate Availability. Book now. I provide and deliver evidence based psychological therapy delivered with care, empathy and compassion. I am available to treat all adult clients on a range of psychological issues. As a registered and endorsed Clinical Psychologist (PSY0001915023) with full medicate provider status (5481004J) my services are provided a rebate of $ 131.65 per session. Sessions fees are $229 for a 50-minute session which equates to an effective out of pocket cost of $97.35 for clients. I am currently offering Bulk Billing for the FIRST session for each new client.
Immediate Availability. Book now. I provide and deliver evidence based psychological therapy delivered with care, empathy and compassion. I am available to treat all adult clients on a range of psychological issues. As a registered and endorsed Clinical Psychologist (PSY0001915023) with full medicate provider status (5481004J) my services are provided a rebate of $ 131.65 per session. Sessions fees are $229 for a 50-minute session which equates to an effective out of pocket cost of $97.35 for clients. I am currently offering Bulk Billing for the FIRST session for each new client.
(08) 7008 7743 View (08) 7008 7743
Photo of Terry Evans, MPsych, PsyBA General, Psychologist
Terry Evans
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Stepney, SA 5069
My approach to therapy is client directed and outcome informed. A brief measure is used at the beginning of each session to identify the areas of your life (personal, interpersonal, or social) that are causing most distress. We will work on these areas together in therapy. Reliable change can be expected after 6-7 sessions. At the end of each session a brief measure is used for you to assess the quality of our therapeutic relationship. Did you feel heard, respected, and understood; did we talk about what you wanted to talk about, and was my approach a good fit for you?
My approach to therapy is client directed and outcome informed. A brief measure is used at the beginning of each session to identify the areas of your life (personal, interpersonal, or social) that are causing most distress. We will work on these areas together in therapy. Reliable change can be expected after 6-7 sessions. At the end of each session a brief measure is used for you to assess the quality of our therapeutic relationship. Did you feel heard, respected, and understood; did we talk about what you wanted to talk about, and was my approach a good fit for you?
(08) 7008 9752 View (08) 7008 9752
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Susane Belkhiati
Counsellor, ACA-L3
Verified Verified
Stepney, SA 5069
Susane is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in counselling, coaching, and high-performance mentoring. She is a certified resilience practitioner, counsellor and counselling supervisor, managing a successful counselling practice and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) clinic. In addition to her clinical work, Susane is a distinguished athlete, having completed 24 Ironman triathlons and qualifying twice for the Ironman World Championships. She is also an accomplished author, having written a self-help book.
Susane is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of experience in counselling, coaching, and high-performance mentoring. She is a certified resilience practitioner, counsellor and counselling supervisor, managing a successful counselling practice and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) clinic. In addition to her clinical work, Susane is a distinguished athlete, having completed 24 Ironman triathlons and qualifying twice for the Ironman World Championships. She is also an accomplished author, having written a self-help book.
(08) 7008 7100 View (08) 7008 7100
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Kelly Hann
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L3
Verified Verified
Stepney, SA 5069
My greatest passion is in helping others to find peace, fulfilment and meaning. ​My approach is person-centred, non-judgmental and collaborative. I am a trained and qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist. My therapeutic approach is one which integrates elements of several modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy and Mindfulness.
My greatest passion is in helping others to find peace, fulfilment and meaning. ​My approach is person-centred, non-judgmental and collaborative. I am a trained and qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist. My therapeutic approach is one which integrates elements of several modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy and Mindfulness.
(08) 7081 9361 View (08) 7081 9361
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Anisa Varasteh
Psychotherapist, MSc, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Stepney, SA 5069
I am an accredited clinical sexologist and current President of Society of Australian Sexologists. Our clients are successful, high-achieving individuals and couples who often describe their intimate life as the missing piece of their personal puzzle. I see a handful of clients and specialise in non-normative sexual practices and multi-partnered relationships.
I am an accredited clinical sexologist and current President of Society of Australian Sexologists. Our clients are successful, high-achieving individuals and couples who often describe their intimate life as the missing piece of their personal puzzle. I see a handful of clients and specialise in non-normative sexual practices and multi-partnered relationships.
(08) 7079 4627 View (08) 7079 4627
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Hero Weston
Psychotherapist, AASW
Verified Verified
Stepney, SA 5069
Are you struggling with stress, worry or anxiety? Are you feeling down, confused or overwhelmed? Do you feel stuck? Are you yearning for clarity and greater ease in life? Early childhood and life experiences influence your thinking patterns, habits and core beliefs. These may affect the way you feel about yourself, your relationships with family, friends and colleagues, and how well you are meeting your needs & commitments. Healing hurt, pain or resentment linked to wounds from the past can bring insight and help you access your wisdom and inner strengths bringing relief and capacity to move forward and take charge of your life.
Are you struggling with stress, worry or anxiety? Are you feeling down, confused or overwhelmed? Do you feel stuck? Are you yearning for clarity and greater ease in life? Early childhood and life experiences influence your thinking patterns, habits and core beliefs. These may affect the way you feel about yourself, your relationships with family, friends and colleagues, and how well you are meeting your needs & commitments. Healing hurt, pain or resentment linked to wounds from the past can bring insight and help you access your wisdom and inner strengths bringing relief and capacity to move forward and take charge of your life.
(08) 7523 4553 View (08) 7523 4553

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Kubra Aydogan
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Adelaide, SA 5000  (Online Only)
I'm Kubra - and I work with kids, teens and young adults. Growing up neurodivergent can feel like you have been caught between two lands. There is the land of mainstream neurotypicalism - this land is made up of unspoken and confusing rules, uncomfortable clothes, and expectations about how you should move, speak, and look at other people (and for how long!).
I'm Kubra - and I work with kids, teens and young adults. Growing up neurodivergent can feel like you have been caught between two lands. There is the land of mainstream neurotypicalism - this land is made up of unspoken and confusing rules, uncomfortable clothes, and expectations about how you should move, speak, and look at other people (and for how long!).
(02) 9158 6130 View (02) 9158 6130
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Matthew Lockwood
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Rosslyn Park, SA 5072
I have lived experience with rehabilitation from serious illness and injury. One day, out of the blue, my life was turned upside down. I can therefore listen to you and hear about your situation from a practical, not only a theoretical or clinical perspective.
I have lived experience with rehabilitation from serious illness and injury. One day, out of the blue, my life was turned upside down. I can therefore listen to you and hear about your situation from a practical, not only a theoretical or clinical perspective.
(08) 7078 7009 View (08) 7078 7009
Photo of Ruth Gibson, AASW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Ruth Gibson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified Verified
Adelaide, SA 5000  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
I provide online counselling support for women who are struggling with low self-esteem and self-worth, comparison, insecurity, jealousy, anxiety, body image issues, relationship issues, and/or domestic and family violence and are living in Australia.
I provide online counselling support for women who are struggling with low self-esteem and self-worth, comparison, insecurity, jealousy, anxiety, body image issues, relationship issues, and/or domestic and family violence and are living in Australia.
(07) 3132 0891 View (07) 3132 0891
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Grief Guide
Counsellor, MC, ACA-L3
Verified Verified
Adelaide, SA 5000  (Online Only)
Grief is a natural response to loss, whether it's the death of a loved one, the end of a relationship or a major life change. Grief is a natural and complex emotion that can't be rushed or ignored. Although grief is normal, and something we all face, as a society we often struggle to know what to do or say when we find ourselves grieving or when there is someone grieving in front of us. Enter Grief Guide.
Grief is a natural response to loss, whether it's the death of a loved one, the end of a relationship or a major life change. Grief is a natural and complex emotion that can't be rushed or ignored. Although grief is normal, and something we all face, as a society we often struggle to know what to do or say when we find ourselves grieving or when there is someone grieving in front of us. Enter Grief Guide.
(07) 2100 4771 View (07) 2100 4771
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Coralie Ponsinet
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Highgate, SA 5063
I was never destined to become a counsellor. Having grown up in the French countryside, where mental health is a thing that none talks about, I went on to live my adult life thinking that you just need to keep going, whatever comes your way. That was until 2017, when I severely burnt out after experiencing workplace bullying, then was the victim of a traffic accident that led me to develop chronic pain. I could not make sense of the emotional, mental and physical turmoil that I was thrown into. It was only thanks to my new passion for the mind, body and soul, and finding the right professional support, that I was able to heal.
I was never destined to become a counsellor. Having grown up in the French countryside, where mental health is a thing that none talks about, I went on to live my adult life thinking that you just need to keep going, whatever comes your way. That was until 2017, when I severely burnt out after experiencing workplace bullying, then was the victim of a traffic accident that led me to develop chronic pain. I could not make sense of the emotional, mental and physical turmoil that I was thrown into. It was only thanks to my new passion for the mind, body and soul, and finding the right professional support, that I was able to heal.
(03) 7003 2464 View (03) 7003 2464
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Melissa Bailey
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Magill, SA 5072  (Online Only)
Mel has experience working with individuals across the lifespan including children, adolescents, adults and families to assist them to overcome a range of presenting issues. Mel recently worked in child and adolescent education settings supporting individuals through mental health struggles such as: Depression and anxiety, stress, self-esteem, ADHD, ASD, body image concerns, procrastination, bullying and bereavement. Mel has also worked in a private practice setting working with individuals of all ages helping people with personal difficulties, family issues, workplace conflict and bullying, sleep issues, stress and mood disorders.
Mel has experience working with individuals across the lifespan including children, adolescents, adults and families to assist them to overcome a range of presenting issues. Mel recently worked in child and adolescent education settings supporting individuals through mental health struggles such as: Depression and anxiety, stress, self-esteem, ADHD, ASD, body image concerns, procrastination, bullying and bereavement. Mel has also worked in a private practice setting working with individuals of all ages helping people with personal difficulties, family issues, workplace conflict and bullying, sleep issues, stress and mood disorders.
(02) 5850 4005 View (02) 5850 4005
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Sioban Laffey
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Adelaide, SA 5000  (Online Only)
Currently Taking Clients - Appts WITHIN 2 WEEKS. Women's ADHD specialist. Hello! I have 20 years experience in helping people thrive. I'm a fully registered psychologist and offer private health fund rebates. I have ADHD and I specialise in working with women with ADHD (I offer ADHD assessment and treatment. I also work with women on a variety of topics listed below. I have a holistic approach and blend evidence-based therapies with ancient wisdom, spirituality and alternative modalities - the best of both worlds. I'm effective in the work that I do and motivated to get you results whilst also supporting you through the process.
Currently Taking Clients - Appts WITHIN 2 WEEKS. Women's ADHD specialist. Hello! I have 20 years experience in helping people thrive. I'm a fully registered psychologist and offer private health fund rebates. I have ADHD and I specialise in working with women with ADHD (I offer ADHD assessment and treatment. I also work with women on a variety of topics listed below. I have a holistic approach and blend evidence-based therapies with ancient wisdom, spirituality and alternative modalities - the best of both worlds. I'm effective in the work that I do and motivated to get you results whilst also supporting you through the process.
0415 257 155 View 0415 257 155
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Nick Jolly
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified Verified
Adelaide, SA 5000  (Online Only)
Hi, I’m Nick. Our life is a big journey, and we all experience difficulty at times. I understand there are times where you may feel stuck, confused, misunderstood, mistreated or overwhelmed, like your cycling in repeating patterns, or feel dependent on unsupportive habits to cope that seem impossible to break free from or change. If this sounds somehow familiar I’d really appreciate hearing from you and would appreciate the opportunity to say how I could support you to ease the pressure, feel more in control and move towards a deeper level of self-alignment and well-being.
Hi, I’m Nick. Our life is a big journey, and we all experience difficulty at times. I understand there are times where you may feel stuck, confused, misunderstood, mistreated or overwhelmed, like your cycling in repeating patterns, or feel dependent on unsupportive habits to cope that seem impossible to break free from or change. If this sounds somehow familiar I’d really appreciate hearing from you and would appreciate the opportunity to say how I could support you to ease the pressure, feel more in control and move towards a deeper level of self-alignment and well-being.
(07) 2000 5808 View (07) 2000 5808
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Stonewater Art Therapy
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Adelaide, SA 5000
Hi, I'm Samuel (He/They/She/Any) and I'm a non-binary/genderfluid Arts Psychotherapist. In life I have used the creative arts as a way of understanding, listening to and responding to my experiences and inner conflicts. I’m passionate about integrating our inner and outer selves and believe in the value the arts offer in encountering resources and parts of ourselves which aren’t accessed in normal daily life. I offer a gentle, non-judgemental and inclusive therapeutic space for you to reveal yourself as we explore struggles, hopes and what growth and resolution looks like for you at this time.
Hi, I'm Samuel (He/They/She/Any) and I'm a non-binary/genderfluid Arts Psychotherapist. In life I have used the creative arts as a way of understanding, listening to and responding to my experiences and inner conflicts. I’m passionate about integrating our inner and outer selves and believe in the value the arts offer in encountering resources and parts of ourselves which aren’t accessed in normal daily life. I offer a gentle, non-judgemental and inclusive therapeutic space for you to reveal yourself as we explore struggles, hopes and what growth and resolution looks like for you at this time.
(03) 8203 5271 View (03) 8203 5271
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Centre of Connection & Intimacy
Counsellor
Verified Verified
Felixstow, SA 5070
I'm Sherine, a Counselor and Relationship Expert, with over 20 years of experience. Working with others is my passion. Are you unhappy in your relationships with your family, partner, or yourself? Are you struggling to find your identity after a transitional time? Are you impacted by the effects of a traumatic past or childhood experiences and this is affecting your current patterns in partnership? Would you like to know yourself, your partner, or your family more deeply? I work with people worldwide to identify their core needs, desires and challenge the barriers to living authentically so they can have more fulfilling connections.
I'm Sherine, a Counselor and Relationship Expert, with over 20 years of experience. Working with others is my passion. Are you unhappy in your relationships with your family, partner, or yourself? Are you struggling to find your identity after a transitional time? Are you impacted by the effects of a traumatic past or childhood experiences and this is affecting your current patterns in partnership? Would you like to know yourself, your partner, or your family more deeply? I work with people worldwide to identify their core needs, desires and challenge the barriers to living authentically so they can have more fulfilling connections.
(08) 7008 9224 View (08) 7008 9224
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FMK Psychology
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Payneham, SA 5070
I work with older adolescents-adults. I support a range of people including those with neurodiversity - ASD & ADHD, complex-trauma, stress/anxiety/depression, study/career & work-related problems, grief, life changes, ill-health. I will assist you to understand your thinking, 'how your brain works', what underpins your distress, set realistic goals, resolve past hurts, learn new skills, build positive habits and learn self care. I assist clients who have GP Referral ($83 gap fee), Private Health, NDIS-Capacity Building Funding, RTW. I am a credentialed in the diagnosis of ASD and diagnostician of ADHD and an EMDR practitioner.
I work with older adolescents-adults. I support a range of people including those with neurodiversity - ASD & ADHD, complex-trauma, stress/anxiety/depression, study/career & work-related problems, grief, life changes, ill-health. I will assist you to understand your thinking, 'how your brain works', what underpins your distress, set realistic goals, resolve past hurts, learn new skills, build positive habits and learn self care. I assist clients who have GP Referral ($83 gap fee), Private Health, NDIS-Capacity Building Funding, RTW. I am a credentialed in the diagnosis of ASD and diagnostician of ADHD and an EMDR practitioner.
(08) 7081 9380 View (08) 7081 9380
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Bronte Purcell
Psychotherapist, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
Adelaide, SA 5000  (Online Only)
As a qualified somatic psychotherapist & counsellor, I support people experiencing anxiety, burn out, shut down, low self worth, body disconnection & relationship challenges. I help you develop a safe, loving relationship with your body & mind so that you can transform your relationship to yourself, and embrace the wholeness of this human experience. The approach I take is person-centred, trauma-informed and built on a foundation of openness, acceptance, curiosity & compassion. I focus on providing you with the tools that you need to thrive and getting to the root cause of the challenges you are experiencing.
As a qualified somatic psychotherapist & counsellor, I support people experiencing anxiety, burn out, shut down, low self worth, body disconnection & relationship challenges. I help you develop a safe, loving relationship with your body & mind so that you can transform your relationship to yourself, and embrace the wholeness of this human experience. The approach I take is person-centred, trauma-informed and built on a foundation of openness, acceptance, curiosity & compassion. I focus on providing you with the tools that you need to thrive and getting to the root cause of the challenges you are experiencing.
(02) 5943 7272 View (02) 5943 7272
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Dr Arthur Stabolidis: The Psychology Suite
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified Verified
Adelaide, SA 5000  (Online Only)
You have come here with a concern you want some help with. Understanding that concern, its impact on your life, and its place within the story of your life is an integral part of the therapy process. My specialty clinical interests include adult ADHD assessment and treatment, anxiety, depression, stress management, and helping clients navigate significant life changes. I am also trained in clinical hypnotherapy which I utilise in the management of chronic pain conditions such as endometriosis, fibro neuralgia and IBS.
You have come here with a concern you want some help with. Understanding that concern, its impact on your life, and its place within the story of your life is an integral part of the therapy process. My specialty clinical interests include adult ADHD assessment and treatment, anxiety, depression, stress management, and helping clients navigate significant life changes. I am also trained in clinical hypnotherapy which I utilise in the management of chronic pain conditions such as endometriosis, fibro neuralgia and IBS.
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Number of Counsellors in Stepney, SA

< 10

Counsellors in Stepney, SA who prioritize treating:

86% Depression
86% Anxiety
86% Stress
71% Relationship Issues
71% Self Esteem
57% Bereavement
57% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

8 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Bupa
100% Medibank Private
67% Australian Unity

How Counsellors in Stepney, SA see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

72% Female
28% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Stepney?

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.