Counselling in Chelsea, VIC

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Grounded Therapies
Counsellor, ACA-L3
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chelsea, VIC 3196
I am Hayley, a dedicated therapist with a deep passion for the mental health and emotional well-being of young women and children. I specialise in supporting my clients as they navigate the complexities of life, helping them forge a profound relationship with their emotions.I specialise in working with young women and children, providing a supportive environment for them to develop self-awareness and emotional resilience. My goal is to foster a strong connection between my clients and their emotions, empowering them to face life's challenges with courage and clarity.
I am Hayley, a dedicated therapist with a deep passion for the mental health and emotional well-being of young women and children. I specialise in supporting my clients as they navigate the complexities of life, helping them forge a profound relationship with their emotions.I specialise in working with young women and children, providing a supportive environment for them to develop self-awareness and emotional resilience. My goal is to foster a strong connection between my clients and their emotions, empowering them to face life's challenges with courage and clarity.
(03) 8797 5529 View (03) 8797 5529
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Port Phillip Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
Port Phillip Psychology is a friendly practice in Melbourne's Bayside suburbs of St Kilda, Brighton and Chelsea. We provide counselling for children, adults and couples and can match a psychologist to your needs. We can help most issues including: anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, infidelity, relationship issues and children's counselling. We have both male and female psychologists and use a variety of tools including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and Solution Focussed Therapy.
Port Phillip Psychology is a friendly practice in Melbourne's Bayside suburbs of St Kilda, Brighton and Chelsea. We provide counselling for children, adults and couples and can match a psychologist to your needs. We can help most issues including: anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, infidelity, relationship issues and children's counselling. We have both male and female psychologists and use a variety of tools including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, and Solution Focussed Therapy.
(03) 8797 2849 View (03) 8797 2849
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Alyona Kobevka - A Healing Bridge
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chelsea, VIC 3196  (Online Only)
Are you seeking a holistic and body-oriented style of therapy that respects the full spectrum of your human experience? My roots are in process work: a dynamic blend between Jungian psychology and nature-honoring shamanistic/spiritual traditions, with a focus on supporting your natural drive towards healing and wholeness. I work with women & men who are seeking a nourishing and empowering space to face the difficult and hidden dimensions of their lives. In my work, I most enjoy exploring the areas of sexuality & spirituality; relationships & love; power dynamics; grief & death; major life transitions; and healing with psychedelics.
Are you seeking a holistic and body-oriented style of therapy that respects the full spectrum of your human experience? My roots are in process work: a dynamic blend between Jungian psychology and nature-honoring shamanistic/spiritual traditions, with a focus on supporting your natural drive towards healing and wholeness. I work with women & men who are seeking a nourishing and empowering space to face the difficult and hidden dimensions of their lives. In my work, I most enjoy exploring the areas of sexuality & spirituality; relationships & love; power dynamics; grief & death; major life transitions; and healing with psychedelics.
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Mindful Health Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
I am Anthony Grace, the principal therapist at Mindful Health Counselling. Mens Health is my speciality. I had many years of experience in the corporate sector prior to creating and running my own business for 10 years, where I successfully developed life skills programs for children and conducted courses about parenting, effective communication, and general life improvement strategies to individuals, parents and groups. I became a counsellor as I am passionate about helping people address and overcome the barriers that are preventing them from living the life they desire and deserve.
I am Anthony Grace, the principal therapist at Mindful Health Counselling. Mens Health is my speciality. I had many years of experience in the corporate sector prior to creating and running my own business for 10 years, where I successfully developed life skills programs for children and conducted courses about parenting, effective communication, and general life improvement strategies to individuals, parents and groups. I became a counsellor as I am passionate about helping people address and overcome the barriers that are preventing them from living the life they desire and deserve.
(03) 8771 4789 View (03) 8771 4789
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Calming Waves Mental Health and Family Support
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
Hi there, I'm Miranda. I'm an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over 20 years experience working in with children, youth and families. I have also done additional training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). My work is driven by a desire to help people feel connected, seen, heard and supported. I support people to find ways to overcome the challenges they face and to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and achieve optimal mental health. More information can be found at www.calmingwaves.com.au or https://www.facebook.com/calmingwavesmentalhealthfamilysupport
Hi there, I'm Miranda. I'm an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with over 20 years experience working in with children, youth and families. I have also done additional training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). My work is driven by a desire to help people feel connected, seen, heard and supported. I support people to find ways to overcome the challenges they face and to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and achieve optimal mental health. More information can be found at www.calmingwaves.com.au or https://www.facebook.com/calmingwavesmentalhealthfamilysupport
(03) 5906 7103 View (03) 5906 7103
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Peninsula Counselling Solutions
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
Not accepting new clients
Joshua Cohen (Bcouns) is an accredited Australian Counselling Association Counsellor and has vast study and depth of experience in all areas of counselling and life challenges. Joshua’s unique journey in counselling enables him to truly connect with anyone and provide the understanding needed to help empower you to facilitate change. Joshua is client centred, meeting clients where they are and is passionate about helping people move beyond what they feel is impacting their quality of life. "
Joshua Cohen (Bcouns) is an accredited Australian Counselling Association Counsellor and has vast study and depth of experience in all areas of counselling and life challenges. Joshua’s unique journey in counselling enables him to truly connect with anyone and provide the understanding needed to help empower you to facilitate change. Joshua is client centred, meeting clients where they are and is passionate about helping people move beyond what they feel is impacting their quality of life. "
(03) 5905 7043 View (03) 5905 7043
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Katherine Shaw
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
Katherine is an experienced and registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She has experience working with adolescents and adults across educational and private settings in South-East Melbourne.
Katherine is an experienced and registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA). She has experience working with adolescents and adults across educational and private settings in South-East Melbourne.
(03) 8797 5309 View (03) 8797 5309
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Dr Lyndel Cuesta
Psychologist, PhD, MAPS
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
I enjoy helping young professionals and uni students (aged 21 - 40 years) to gain a greater sense of control over their experience of anxiety and feel more calm more often. Maybe you have always struggled with things like worry, stress, or anxiety. Or maybe this is your first experience of not being able to "fix it" yourself. When we learn how to constructively deal with our mental health challenges, we feel more at ease, more energized, and better able to pursue those things in life that nourish us and bring us joy; enabling us to thrive.
I enjoy helping young professionals and uni students (aged 21 - 40 years) to gain a greater sense of control over their experience of anxiety and feel more calm more often. Maybe you have always struggled with things like worry, stress, or anxiety. Or maybe this is your first experience of not being able to "fix it" yourself. When we learn how to constructively deal with our mental health challenges, we feel more at ease, more energized, and better able to pursue those things in life that nourish us and bring us joy; enabling us to thrive.
0432 662 447 View 0432 662 447
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John Riddle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
John is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW) registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). John has more than 20 years of clinical mental health experience in a variety of settings working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Given John’s breadth of experience, he is a unique practitioner that utilises a variety of therapeutic approaches dependant on the needs of the person(s). Core to successful counselling is John’s commitment to providing a safe, positive and empathic environment that is founded on empowerment, acceptance and trust.
John is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker (AMHSW) registered with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). John has more than 20 years of clinical mental health experience in a variety of settings working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Given John’s breadth of experience, he is a unique practitioner that utilises a variety of therapeutic approaches dependant on the needs of the person(s). Core to successful counselling is John’s commitment to providing a safe, positive and empathic environment that is founded on empowerment, acceptance and trust.
(03) 8771 4141 View (03) 8771 4141
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Samantha McLean
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
At Planting Seeds Psychology we offer psychological support to children, adolescents and their families with expertise across a range of difficulties. We take a warm, caring, and holistic approach to therapy and tailor our treatment to your individual needs. We are here to help you take the first step, which is often the hardest. I have been working with children and adolescents for over 3 years in the field.
At Planting Seeds Psychology we offer psychological support to children, adolescents and their families with expertise across a range of difficulties. We take a warm, caring, and holistic approach to therapy and tailor our treatment to your individual needs. We are here to help you take the first step, which is often the hardest. I have been working with children and adolescents for over 3 years in the field.
(03) 8771 5602 View (03) 8771 5602
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Brooke Harris
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
Not accepting new clients
Brooke is passionate about providing assessment and therapy that is evidence based, ethical, flexible, informative and personalised to the individual’s needs. She uses a trauma informed and culturally inclusive lens drawing on her training and expertise in Psychological Assessment, Trauma Focused Cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT) ,Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) , Narrative Therapy, Sensory Motor Psychotherapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and Creative Art therapy.
Brooke is passionate about providing assessment and therapy that is evidence based, ethical, flexible, informative and personalised to the individual’s needs. She uses a trauma informed and culturally inclusive lens drawing on her training and expertise in Psychological Assessment, Trauma Focused Cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT) ,Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) , Narrative Therapy, Sensory Motor Psychotherapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) and Creative Art therapy.
(03) 5905 7095 View (03) 5905 7095
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Wonderings Counselling & Psychology
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
I work with clients experiencing a range of difficulties, I recognise that all clients are unique and therefore approach each and every session with genuineness, curiosity and a range of therapeutic interventions that I can draw on to support my clients. My specialty is working with Children, Adolescents, Mums and Bubs and Families. This client group can benefit from attachment-based interventions, relationship and communication skills as well as emotion regulation and psychoeducation.
I work with clients experiencing a range of difficulties, I recognise that all clients are unique and therefore approach each and every session with genuineness, curiosity and a range of therapeutic interventions that I can draw on to support my clients. My specialty is working with Children, Adolescents, Mums and Bubs and Families. This client group can benefit from attachment-based interventions, relationship and communication skills as well as emotion regulation and psychoeducation.
(03) 5907 5923 View (03) 5907 5923
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Toni Gunn
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
I am passionate about helping others and believe that every day is an opportunity to put steps into place to be the best version of yourself and to start living the way you want to. I thrive on being able to support, encourage and empower people at different stages of life. Having spent my working life in the health and wellness industry, I know how important mental health and mindset are and their impact on all areas of our life. I work with individuals and couples on a wide range of issues, and draw upon a range of evidence-based psychological treatments to ensure a tailored approach for each person’s goals.
I am passionate about helping others and believe that every day is an opportunity to put steps into place to be the best version of yourself and to start living the way you want to. I thrive on being able to support, encourage and empower people at different stages of life. Having spent my working life in the health and wellness industry, I know how important mental health and mindset are and their impact on all areas of our life. I work with individuals and couples on a wide range of issues, and draw upon a range of evidence-based psychological treatments to ensure a tailored approach for each person’s goals.
(03) 7500 5533 View (03) 7500 5533
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Psychology Assessment Services
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
Conduct a range of psychological assessments, including educational, cognitive, intellectual (IQ), academic, autism, adhd, dyslexia, and behavioural assessments. The most up-to-date gold standard assessments are utilised. Assessments are conducted in a friendly, caring, and respectful manner. Results help to identify a child's strengths and weaknesses, and guide what supports may best help a child at home and school. Psychology Assessment Services provides an assessment only service for children aged between 4 and 17 years.
Conduct a range of psychological assessments, including educational, cognitive, intellectual (IQ), academic, autism, adhd, dyslexia, and behavioural assessments. The most up-to-date gold standard assessments are utilised. Assessments are conducted in a friendly, caring, and respectful manner. Results help to identify a child's strengths and weaknesses, and guide what supports may best help a child at home and school. Psychology Assessment Services provides an assessment only service for children aged between 4 and 17 years.
(03) 5905 9791 View (03) 5905 9791
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Rebecca Pike - Lyfetree Therapy
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
EMDR Trained, IFS Informed, Grief Certified, Trauma Informed. I am a discerning, warm, inclusive therapist, here to care for and help you to reprocess trauma.  I am a qualified, trained and registered psychotherapist with lived experience of trauma recovery.  In my work I use therapies such as parts therapy (IFS), EMDR and narrative therapy to help you along your healing journey.  I find these therapies combined with guidance have been able to help my clients work through traumatic events they have experienced throughout life.  I am privileged to be able help people transform their painful memories.
EMDR Trained, IFS Informed, Grief Certified, Trauma Informed. I am a discerning, warm, inclusive therapist, here to care for and help you to reprocess trauma.  I am a qualified, trained and registered psychotherapist with lived experience of trauma recovery.  In my work I use therapies such as parts therapy (IFS), EMDR and narrative therapy to help you along your healing journey.  I find these therapies combined with guidance have been able to help my clients work through traumatic events they have experienced throughout life.  I am privileged to be able help people transform their painful memories.
(03) 5906 7487 View (03) 5906 7487
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Dilek Yucel
Psychologist, MAPS
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chelsea, VIC 3196
If you are feeling lost in your life or your relationship, I can support and guide you through a difficult time. In a safe and supportive manner with over 30 years of experience, together, we can co-create the type of life and relationship you deserve and aspire to have. Check out my relationship podcast The DnA of Mindful Relationships www.thednaofmindfulrelationships.com
If you are feeling lost in your life or your relationship, I can support and guide you through a difficult time. In a safe and supportive manner with over 30 years of experience, together, we can co-create the type of life and relationship you deserve and aspire to have. Check out my relationship podcast The DnA of Mindful Relationships www.thednaofmindfulrelationships.com
(03) 5907 1442 View (03) 5907 1442
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Kirsty Vondeling
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Ed. Psych.
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
Kirsty is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and holds Educational and Developmental Psychology endorsement. She has gained her clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults across educational, community, and private settings in south-east Melbourne.
Kirsty is a registered psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and holds Educational and Developmental Psychology endorsement. She has gained her clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults across educational, community, and private settings in south-east Melbourne.
(03) 8797 2195 View (03) 8797 2195
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Daniel Savona
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified Verified
Chelsea, VIC 3196
(08) 9126 9103 View (08) 9126 9103

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Stacey Tuffin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Parkdale, VIC 3195  (Online Only)
I have over 15 years experience working with individuals affected by loss, grief and trauma following sudden life events. This has included adult and paediatric palliative care, fertility and IVF, and supporting individuals experiencing the loss of a missing person. I have extensive practical experience sitting with individuals during very difficult situations and understand the need to build a trusting relationship in session. I have been one of only a handful of counsellors to work in the missing persons sector and understand the trauma and loss experienced by families.
I have over 15 years experience working with individuals affected by loss, grief and trauma following sudden life events. This has included adult and paediatric palliative care, fertility and IVF, and supporting individuals experiencing the loss of a missing person. I have extensive practical experience sitting with individuals during very difficult situations and understand the need to build a trusting relationship in session. I have been one of only a handful of counsellors to work in the missing persons sector and understand the trauma and loss experienced by families.
(03) 9002 0440 View (03) 9002 0440
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Melanie Colhoun - Integrated Psychology Centre
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Chelsea Heights, VIC 3196
Melanie is the Principal Clinical Psychologist at Integrated Psychology Centre, a group private practice including Clinical, Counselling. Health, Educational & Developmental registered psychologists. A Graduate of Monash University, Melanie has over eighteen years experience in private practice and other clinical settings including; university counselling, employee assistance programmes, employment services, asylum seeker detention centres and educational settings. Melanie works with adolescents and adults.
Melanie is the Principal Clinical Psychologist at Integrated Psychology Centre, a group private practice including Clinical, Counselling. Health, Educational & Developmental registered psychologists. A Graduate of Monash University, Melanie has over eighteen years experience in private practice and other clinical settings including; university counselling, employee assistance programmes, employment services, asylum seeker detention centres and educational settings. Melanie works with adolescents and adults.
(03) 7500 5942 View (03) 7500 5942

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How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Chelsea, VIC

10+

Average cost per session

$165

Counsellors in Chelsea, VIC who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
89% Stress
78% Depression
72% Self Esteem
72% Life Transitions
61% Parenting
56% Child

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

90% Medicare Rebates
50% Bupa
40% GMHBA

How Counsellors in Chelsea, VIC see their clients

95% In Person and Online
5% Online Only

Gender breakdown

78% Female
22% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Chelsea?

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.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

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.