Counselling in Belmont, VIC

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Sharon Didone
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
Sharon has a strong professional interest in collaboratively working with and supporting those who are experiencing a range of mental health challenges. Areas included, but not limited to, are anxiety, depression, stress, adjustment difficulties, emotional dysregulation, grief and trauma.
Sharon has a strong professional interest in collaboratively working with and supporting those who are experiencing a range of mental health challenges. Areas included, but not limited to, are anxiety, depression, stress, adjustment difficulties, emotional dysregulation, grief and trauma.
(03) 4238 1938 View (03) 4238 1938
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Natalie Butyn
Psychologist, PsyBA - Couns. Psych.
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
BA(Psych) PGDip (Psych) MPsych (Counselling), MAPS Natalie is a fully registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency. She enjoys working adult clients (18+) in Geelong. Natalie provides a collaborative therapeutic relationship for her clients using her engaging and down to earth interpersonal style. She aims to reduce emotional distress and strengthen client resilience to support clients to achieve their counselling goals.
BA(Psych) PGDip (Psych) MPsych (Counselling), MAPS Natalie is a fully registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency. She enjoys working adult clients (18+) in Geelong. Natalie provides a collaborative therapeutic relationship for her clients using her engaging and down to earth interpersonal style. She aims to reduce emotional distress and strengthen client resilience to support clients to achieve their counselling goals.
(03) 4237 7664 View (03) 4237 7664
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Luke Lawrence
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
My goal is to provide you with a supportive, non-judgmental and welcoming space in which we can work together. I am particularly interested in working with late teens and adults, providing support for PTSD and trauma, anxiety and depression, alcohol- and other drug-related problems / addictions, relationship issues, and men’s and women's health concerns. I’m passionate about helping others explore why their emotional and psychological wellbeing is challenged in a way that is specific to their needs, and culturally appropriate.
My goal is to provide you with a supportive, non-judgmental and welcoming space in which we can work together. I am particularly interested in working with late teens and adults, providing support for PTSD and trauma, anxiety and depression, alcohol- and other drug-related problems / addictions, relationship issues, and men’s and women's health concerns. I’m passionate about helping others explore why their emotional and psychological wellbeing is challenged in a way that is specific to their needs, and culturally appropriate.
(03) 4240 5968 View (03) 4240 5968
Jessica Cooke
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA General
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
I am a skilled Clinical Psychologist trained to work with a variety of mental health presentations. I work with adults who are experiencing any form of mental suffering due to emotional, behavioural and/or relationship issues, and who need a safe and supportive space to explore their experience in order to heal, change, and grow.
I am a skilled Clinical Psychologist trained to work with a variety of mental health presentations. I work with adults who are experiencing any form of mental suffering due to emotional, behavioural and/or relationship issues, and who need a safe and supportive space to explore their experience in order to heal, change, and grow.
(08) 9126 9081 View (08) 9126 9081
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Jeannie Ward
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Belmont, VIC 3216
Jeannie values the relationship between the therapist and client, prioritising safety, rapport and trust within the therapeutic session and room. Honouring the sacred experience of being vulnerable and opening up about your story, holding space for healing and repair. Jeannie has over 10 years’ experience working with various community groups including youth, families, and children. Jeannie has extensive experience in working with autism, ADHD, and disability. Jeannie has a diploma of counselling and Bachelor of social work with distinction. Jeannie specialises in narrative therapy, strength-based approaches.
Jeannie values the relationship between the therapist and client, prioritising safety, rapport and trust within the therapeutic session and room. Honouring the sacred experience of being vulnerable and opening up about your story, holding space for healing and repair. Jeannie has over 10 years’ experience working with various community groups including youth, families, and children. Jeannie has extensive experience in working with autism, ADHD, and disability. Jeannie has a diploma of counselling and Bachelor of social work with distinction. Jeannie specialises in narrative therapy, strength-based approaches.
(03) 4240 4978 View (03) 4240 4978
Darren Riggon
Psychotherapist, MSc, PACFA
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
I am keen to help individuals work through their challenges,moving from living their lives as passive observers, to being active participants, in creating lives that serve their happiness. My therapeutic practice is encapsulated in the philosophy of " Your life, your way".
I am keen to help individuals work through their challenges,moving from living their lives as passive observers, to being active participants, in creating lives that serve their happiness. My therapeutic practice is encapsulated in the philosophy of " Your life, your way".
(03) 8824 9924 View (03) 8824 9924
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Lisa Quinney
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified
1 Endorsed
Belmont, VIC 3216
I empower parents to compassionately show up for themselves so they can wholeheartedly enjoy parenthood. Often we encounter challenges when parenting our children and feel overwhelmed, stressed or burnt out. Being a parent is hard work. I can help you nurture your emotional well-being during this transformative journey. Parenting can unravel us and reveal childhood wounds and opportunities for self-growth. If you are experiencing moments where you are shut down, anxious or angry - I can help you understand what is going on and identify healthy ways of coping.
I empower parents to compassionately show up for themselves so they can wholeheartedly enjoy parenthood. Often we encounter challenges when parenting our children and feel overwhelmed, stressed or burnt out. Being a parent is hard work. I can help you nurture your emotional well-being during this transformative journey. Parenting can unravel us and reveal childhood wounds and opportunities for self-growth. If you are experiencing moments where you are shut down, anxious or angry - I can help you understand what is going on and identify healthy ways of coping.
(03) 4240 6625 View (03) 4240 6625
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Barbara Grace
Psychotherapist, MA
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
Relationship troubles? Wondering if anything or anyone could help? You may be feeling alone, and doubtful - full of worry, guilt or shame at being here. But hearing more anger or blame as you withdraw emotionally only prolongs the problem & often makes things worse. It's lonely being in a relationship where the other person no longer feels 'present'. Ignoring the problems doesn't work, rather it pushes them underground where they fester. At this point you may be feeling raw, stressed, isolated, fearful or disillusioned. Tears & frustration one minute, anger the next. If rekindling love and connection is important to you, let's talk.
Relationship troubles? Wondering if anything or anyone could help? You may be feeling alone, and doubtful - full of worry, guilt or shame at being here. But hearing more anger or blame as you withdraw emotionally only prolongs the problem & often makes things worse. It's lonely being in a relationship where the other person no longer feels 'present'. Ignoring the problems doesn't work, rather it pushes them underground where they fester. At this point you may be feeling raw, stressed, isolated, fearful or disillusioned. Tears & frustration one minute, anger the next. If rekindling love and connection is important to you, let's talk.
(03) 9070 5773 View (03) 9070 5773
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Dave Temme
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
Dave is an experienced psychotherapist and mental health social worker. He helps people with a range of issues, including personality issues such as trauma-related difficulties, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), emotional regulation challenges, ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is passionate about assisting clients with longstanding interpersonal and personality difficulties, relationship issues, the management of symptoms from trauma and helping clients to develop strategies to match their concerns. Medicare rebates are available with a mental health plan from your GP.
Dave is an experienced psychotherapist and mental health social worker. He helps people with a range of issues, including personality issues such as trauma-related difficulties, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), emotional regulation challenges, ADHD, anxiety and depression. He is passionate about assisting clients with longstanding interpersonal and personality difficulties, relationship issues, the management of symptoms from trauma and helping clients to develop strategies to match their concerns. Medicare rebates are available with a mental health plan from your GP.
(08) 9126 9262 View (08) 9126 9262
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Kim Young
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified
1 Endorsed
Belmont, VIC 3216
Sometimes in our lives we need a reset or pivot, and space to pause and reflect on the next way forward.
Sometimes in our lives we need a reset or pivot, and space to pause and reflect on the next way forward.
(03) 4240 3759 View (03) 4240 3759
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Endeavour Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
www.endeavourpsychology.com.au - Endeavour Psychology provides psychological assessment and intervention services supporting clients with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, panic, trauma, PTSD, body image and weight concerns, adjustment, bereavement, grief, stress, self-esteem, personality, social skills, neurodiversity including ADHD and ASD, sexuality, gender, relationships, communication, and interpersonal concerns.
www.endeavourpsychology.com.au - Endeavour Psychology provides psychological assessment and intervention services supporting clients with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, panic, trauma, PTSD, body image and weight concerns, adjustment, bereavement, grief, stress, self-esteem, personality, social skills, neurodiversity including ADHD and ASD, sexuality, gender, relationships, communication, and interpersonal concerns.
(03) 4238 0634 View (03) 4238 0634
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Charlotte Guthrie - Endeavour Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA Prov
Verified
1 Endorsed
Belmont, VIC 3216
Charlotte is a Provisional Psychologist currently completing a Master of Clinical Psychology. Charlotte brings a warm, empathetic and non-judgmental approach to her practice and enjoys working with individuals of all ages to collaboratively achieve their goals. Charlotte is passionate about supporting neurodiverse individuals and adopts an neurodiversity affirming approach to her practice.
Charlotte is a Provisional Psychologist currently completing a Master of Clinical Psychology. Charlotte brings a warm, empathetic and non-judgmental approach to her practice and enjoys working with individuals of all ages to collaboratively achieve their goals. Charlotte is passionate about supporting neurodiverse individuals and adopts an neurodiversity affirming approach to her practice.
(03) 4240 4890 View (03) 4240 4890
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Marsha Lewellin
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
I bring passion and enthusiasm to my work and enjoy working with adolescents and adults presenting with a diverse range of issues, such as depression, anxiety, substance use, self-harm, mood disorders, trauma, self-esteem, relationship issues, life transitions and grief and loss. I approach the therapeutic process from a stance of resolving long-term behavioural, cognitive and relational patterns, that negatively present functioning and wellbeing. Clients will be interested in and committed to identifying and exploring underlying causes of current distress.
I bring passion and enthusiasm to my work and enjoy working with adolescents and adults presenting with a diverse range of issues, such as depression, anxiety, substance use, self-harm, mood disorders, trauma, self-esteem, relationship issues, life transitions and grief and loss. I approach the therapeutic process from a stance of resolving long-term behavioural, cognitive and relational patterns, that negatively present functioning and wellbeing. Clients will be interested in and committed to identifying and exploring underlying causes of current distress.
(03) 4240 6852 View (03) 4240 6852
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Caro White
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L3
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
Not accepting new clients
I love working with people who are ready to dive deep. I find the best work happens when people are ready to reflect and take some risks, opening themselves to new experiences and possibilities. People are ready to try new approaches to old problems in a non clinical environment. They want to feel freer to be themselves, gain clarity and have closer more satisfying relationships with loved ones. Often I work with students of psychology/counselling/play therapy/art therapy who are interested in doing their own wok before becoming therapists. I also work a lot with couples and individuals in life transitions, especially parenthood.
I love working with people who are ready to dive deep. I find the best work happens when people are ready to reflect and take some risks, opening themselves to new experiences and possibilities. People are ready to try new approaches to old problems in a non clinical environment. They want to feel freer to be themselves, gain clarity and have closer more satisfying relationships with loved ones. Often I work with students of psychology/counselling/play therapy/art therapy who are interested in doing their own wok before becoming therapists. I also work a lot with couples and individuals in life transitions, especially parenthood.
(03) 6146 1757 View (03) 6146 1757
Photo of Lynne Redan, Psychotherapist in Belmont, VIC
Lynne Redan
Psychotherapist
Belmont, VIC 3216
Do you feel anxious, angry or depressed? Is trauma holding you back in life? Do you want to change your response to difficult situations?
Do you feel anxious, angry or depressed? Is trauma holding you back in life? Do you want to change your response to difficult situations?
(02) 4058 4054 View (02) 4058 4054
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Nick Cacuick
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Belmont, VIC 3216  (Online Only)
Nick is an empathetic, caring and experienced psychotherapist and social worker. He supports his clients with a wide range of issues, including trauma, PTSD, stress, anxiety, depression, problem gambling, drug and alcohol addiction, ADHD and relationship concerns. After experiencing stress and anxiety first-hand, Nick has insight into how life can be affected by challenging mental health. He is passionate about helping others and about raising awareness for mental health, as well as breaking down any associated stigma.
Nick is an empathetic, caring and experienced psychotherapist and social worker. He supports his clients with a wide range of issues, including trauma, PTSD, stress, anxiety, depression, problem gambling, drug and alcohol addiction, ADHD and relationship concerns. After experiencing stress and anxiety first-hand, Nick has insight into how life can be affected by challenging mental health. He is passionate about helping others and about raising awareness for mental health, as well as breaking down any associated stigma.
(08) 9126 9307 View (08) 9126 9307
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Santos Family Therapy
Counsellor, MA
Belmont, VIC 3216
Hi, my name is Esteban, and I am a Family Therapist with experience in Child Protection and Out of Home programs for over 10 years. I work with parents, young people and family members to strengthen the family unit and help to improve relationships. I offer couples therapy as well as individuals.
Hi, my name is Esteban, and I am a Family Therapist with experience in Child Protection and Out of Home programs for over 10 years. I work with parents, young people and family members to strengthen the family unit and help to improve relationships. I offer couples therapy as well as individuals.
(03) 4238 0638 View (03) 4238 0638
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Jennifer Morales-Crecer Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
Jennifer is an experienced psychologist who uses a non-judgmental and empathetic approach to treat a wide variety of difficulties in adults of all ages, and couples. She offers each client a confidential and safe space to share their thoughts and feelings. Jennifer will work with you to help you clarify your own goals for treatment and provide you with the support and skills you need to help you reach your goals. Jennifer’s warm and professional manner provides a relational space to explore past experiences and trauma, current emotional or mental health difficulties and adjustment to life’s challenges.
Jennifer is an experienced psychologist who uses a non-judgmental and empathetic approach to treat a wide variety of difficulties in adults of all ages, and couples. She offers each client a confidential and safe space to share their thoughts and feelings. Jennifer will work with you to help you clarify your own goals for treatment and provide you with the support and skills you need to help you reach your goals. Jennifer’s warm and professional manner provides a relational space to explore past experiences and trauma, current emotional or mental health difficulties and adjustment to life’s challenges.
0431 273 237 View 0431 273 237
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Louise Jansz - Fourfold Therapy
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified
Belmont, VIC 3216
Louise is a PACFA registered psychotherapist and holistic counsellor. Using targeted interventions, including somatic experiencing and brainspotting, I guide you through life's transitions, fostering self-discovery and growth. I support both lifelong questing and short term crisis. You may be facing uncertainty, anxiety, depression, addiction or an identity crisis. We will work on strategies to manage emotions and adapt to changing circumstances. I create a safe haven to foster self-compassion, self-understanding as you learn to self-regulate, build resilience and communicate your needs as you gain momentum back in your life.
Louise is a PACFA registered psychotherapist and holistic counsellor. Using targeted interventions, including somatic experiencing and brainspotting, I guide you through life's transitions, fostering self-discovery and growth. I support both lifelong questing and short term crisis. You may be facing uncertainty, anxiety, depression, addiction or an identity crisis. We will work on strategies to manage emotions and adapt to changing circumstances. I create a safe haven to foster self-compassion, self-understanding as you learn to self-regulate, build resilience and communicate your needs as you gain momentum back in your life.
(03) 4240 3277 View (03) 4240 3277
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Thinking Outside The Box
Belmont, VIC 3216
The name of my business, Thinking Outside The Box (TOTB) says everything about my beliefs and my business. When we Think Outside The Box, our worlds become bigger. Mental ill health or mental distress causes us to focus inwards and our lives become smaller. We stop doing things because the work that goes into managing a distressing situation is exhausting. You are reading this right now because you know or feel that something is not quite right in your life. This may be something you have felt for as long as you can remember or a recent event. Doesn't matter, your here now so lets see how we can help.
The name of my business, Thinking Outside The Box (TOTB) says everything about my beliefs and my business. When we Think Outside The Box, our worlds become bigger. Mental ill health or mental distress causes us to focus inwards and our lives become smaller. We stop doing things because the work that goes into managing a distressing situation is exhausting. You are reading this right now because you know or feel that something is not quite right in your life. This may be something you have felt for as long as you can remember or a recent event. Doesn't matter, your here now so lets see how we can help.
(03) 9069 8786 View (03) 9069 8786

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Belmont, VIC

20+

Average cost per session

$157

Counsellors in Belmont, VIC who prioritize treating:

80% Trauma and PTSD
75% Relationship Issues
75% Anxiety
70% Depression
65% Self Esteem
65% Stress
55% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

71% NDIS
43% Medicare Rebates
43% Medibank Private

How Counsellors in Belmont, VIC see their clients

95% In Person and Online
5% Online Only

Gender breakdown

74% Female
26% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Belmont?

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.