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Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
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Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling

Counsellor, ACA-L1 (he, him)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
2 Endorsed
370 St Kilda Road, Saint Kilda, VIC 3182
Let's Connect (03) 9111 2666
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Bent Couch Counselling, founded by Shaun Williams, is a Melbourne-based LGBTIQA+ counselling service specialising in fostering and supporting mental health and positive change within the LGBTIQA+ community, particularly focusing on individuals identifying as male. Providing 1-on-1 online counselling services across Australia and also in-person consultations in Melbourne. Shaun brings an empathetic, professional approach to counselling that is based on his own journey as a CIS gay male and a father. He is a member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) and has over 18 years of experience in healthcare.
Therapies applied during counselling may include Person-Centred, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, or Acceptance Commitment Therapy. Additionally, Shaun also facilitates group sessions, mentoring, and public speaking, ensuring an extensive support system.
Open Monday to Friday, 10am – 5:30pm, with additional scheduling available, Bent Couch Counselling is here to help you navigate life's challenges in a safe, non-judgemental, and understanding environment. Connect with Shaun for a free 15-minute discovery call to explore your path to wellbeing at www.bentcouch.com.au/connect
Call or Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling now for a free 15 minute consultation - (03) 9111 2666

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Equator Hypnotherapy & Counselling

370 St Kilda Road

Saint Kilda, VIC 3182

(03) 9111 2666

Reform

1339 Burke Road

Kew, VIC 3101

I offer both online and in person sessions and offer a 15 minute complimentary call.
I focus on LGBTQ+, Men's Issues and Self Esteem 
I see individuals and groups  
Please watch my video to learn more about me and my practice.
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Let's Connect (03) 9111 2666
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Equator Hypnotherapy & Counselling

370 St Kilda Road

Saint Kilda, VIC 3182

(03) 9111 2666

Reform

1339 Burke Road

Kew, VIC 3101

I offer both online and in person sessions and offer a 15 minute complimentary call.
I focus on LGBTQ+, Men's Issues and Self Esteem 
I see individuals and groups  
Please watch my video to learn more about me and my practice.
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling

Finances

Fees

  • Pay by Electronic Funds Transfer
Please ask me about fees or use of insurance when you
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Please ask me about fees or use of insurance when you
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Membership with Australian Counselling Association Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (03) 9111 2666
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (03) 9111 2666
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1

Expertise and Interests

Top Expertise

  • LGBTQ+
  • Men's Issues
  • Self Esteem

Practice Areas

  • Anxiety
  • Body Positivity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Stress
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During our initial sessions, we will delve deeply into the issues at hand, and collaborate to create a plan for addressing them in a way that helps you get your life back. Most of my clients see a gradual lifting of symptoms within approximately 6 - 8 sessions.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (03) 9111 2666
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
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During our initial sessions, we will delve deeply into the issues at hand, and collaborate to create a plan for addressing them in a way that helps you get your life back. Most of my clients see a gradual lifting of symptoms within approximately 6 - 8 sessions.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (03) 9111 2666
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Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1

2 Endorsements

Equanimity Counselling
Equanimity Counselling
CounsellorACA-L1
Shaun has the greatest respect and understanding for the clients in his care. He is approachable, compassionate, and his knowledge and experience in his field is what makes him great at what he does.
Equator Therapies - Joe Busuttil
Equator Therapies - Joe Busuttil
CounsellorACA-L2
Shaun offers professional counselling, bringing with him a well equiped toolbox of techniques to assist all his clients. His own personal experience led him to seek inner healing. This transformation allowed him to find a purpose in helping others.

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Group

Communities

Gay Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Transgender Allied

Age

Teen
Adults

Participants

Individuals
Group

Communities

Gay Allied
Non-Binary Allied
Queer Allied
Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Person-Centred
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (03) 9111 2666
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (03) 9111 2666
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1

Location

Primary Location

Equator Hypnotherapy & Counselling

370 St Kilda Road

Saint Kilda, VIC 3182

(03) 9111 2666

Additional Location

Reform

1339 Burke Road

Kew, VIC 3101

(03) 9111 2666
"
I offer both online and in person sessions and offer a 15 minute complimentary call.
Call for a free consultation now - (03) 9111 2666
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
"
I offer both online and in person sessions and offer a 15 minute complimentary call.
Call for a free consultation now - (03) 9111 2666
Photo of Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling, ACA-L1, Counsellor
Shaun Williams - Bent Couch Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1