Counselling in Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

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Pree Arora
Psychologist, MPsych, Assoc MAPS
Verified Verified
Werribee, VIC 3030
Waitlist for new clients
I am a Psychologist who loves to bring positive change in people's lives. My approach is caring, non judgemental and compassionate based. I have experience in working with adults, teens and children and treatment of various mental health difficulties including, anxiety, depression, BPD, PTSD, Complex PTSD, and grief. I do neurodevelopmental assessments and treatment including ASD, ADHD, Learning Difficulties, Intellectual and behavioural difficulties.
I am a Psychologist who loves to bring positive change in people's lives. My approach is caring, non judgemental and compassionate based. I have experience in working with adults, teens and children and treatment of various mental health difficulties including, anxiety, depression, BPD, PTSD, Complex PTSD, and grief. I do neurodevelopmental assessments and treatment including ASD, ADHD, Learning Difficulties, Intellectual and behavioural difficulties.
(03) 7302 2670 View (03) 7302 2670
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Maddison Harris
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Kilsyth, VIC 3137
Maddison brings a compassionate and collaborative approach to her practice. She creates a non-judgmental safe space for clients to explore various challenges. Presentations that Maddison is hoping to work with include the following: Autism (especially in girls and women), ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Developmental trauma, Grief management, Dissociative Disorders, and Perinatal and infant mental health. Maddison works with clients of all ages.
Maddison brings a compassionate and collaborative approach to her practice. She creates a non-judgmental safe space for clients to explore various challenges. Presentations that Maddison is hoping to work with include the following: Autism (especially in girls and women), ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Developmental trauma, Grief management, Dissociative Disorders, and Perinatal and infant mental health. Maddison works with clients of all ages.
(03) 8203 5398 View (03) 8203 5398
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Jana Cibirova
Counsellor, MSc, PACFA
Verified Verified
Ringwood, VIC 3134
Do you feel stuck in life and need someone to support you without judgment? Do you feel overwhelmed and unsure what to do? It can be daunting to take that first step and reach out for support. Jana is a warm and genuine counsellor who helps her clients find what they need. She empathically attunes to people's distress and helps them to connect. When you work with Jana, there's no pretending. She will meet you at where you are in your life and be real. She will be curious about your journey and interested in you. Whether you come by yourself or with your partner.
Do you feel stuck in life and need someone to support you without judgment? Do you feel overwhelmed and unsure what to do? It can be daunting to take that first step and reach out for support. Jana is a warm and genuine counsellor who helps her clients find what they need. She empathically attunes to people's distress and helps them to connect. When you work with Jana, there's no pretending. She will meet you at where you are in your life and be real. She will be curious about your journey and interested in you. Whether you come by yourself or with your partner.
(03) 8400 0810 View (03) 8400 0810
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Tracey Moroney
Psychotherapist, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
Heathmont, VIC 3135
I am a trauma informed counsellor who respectfully builds connection using attachment theory as my foundation. My passion for helping people was established in my formative career as an oncology nurse. I assist people safely unpack aspects of themselves and their lives, in the hope that this process creates the ingredients for self-awareness, self-compassion and growth. With an attitude of curiosity, I aim to provide a safe, nonjudgmental, and empathic space for each person to reflect upon their unique lived experience. Together we help to build a repertoire of resources to draw upon, to foster greater joy and meaning in one’s life.
I am a trauma informed counsellor who respectfully builds connection using attachment theory as my foundation. My passion for helping people was established in my formative career as an oncology nurse. I assist people safely unpack aspects of themselves and their lives, in the hope that this process creates the ingredients for self-awareness, self-compassion and growth. With an attitude of curiosity, I aim to provide a safe, nonjudgmental, and empathic space for each person to reflect upon their unique lived experience. Together we help to build a repertoire of resources to draw upon, to foster greater joy and meaning in one’s life.
(03) 8203 5417 View (03) 8203 5417
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CuriousNeuro Counselling - Rachel Durrant
Counsellor, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
Roxburgh Park, VIC 3064  (Online Only)
Hello, I’m Rachel Durrant, founder of CuriousNeuro Counselling, where neurodiversity is celebrated. Drawing from personal insight and learned knowledge, I offer compassionate online counselling for neurodivergent adults and teens. My goal is to provide support that is personalised to you. Whether you’re overwhelmed by ADHD experiences or facing ASD challenges (or both), I can help. Together, we will work towards embracing your strengths while managing impulsivity, improving focus, or developing social skills. Let’s turn your challenges into strengths.
Hello, I’m Rachel Durrant, founder of CuriousNeuro Counselling, where neurodiversity is celebrated. Drawing from personal insight and learned knowledge, I offer compassionate online counselling for neurodivergent adults and teens. My goal is to provide support that is personalised to you. Whether you’re overwhelmed by ADHD experiences or facing ASD challenges (or both), I can help. Together, we will work towards embracing your strengths while managing impulsivity, improving focus, or developing social skills. Let’s turn your challenges into strengths.
(03) 7303 3183 View (03) 7303 3183
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Errol Akyalcin
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Noble Park, VIC 3174
Thank you for checking in to read my intro. Beginning your healing journey starts here by taking this first step. I welcome you with a warm, friendly, open heart and a well experienced ear to listen, affirm, understand and to help you to process some of your deep personal, emotional and relationship concerns. Treating individuals above teens, couple's and families with my personal mentoring and coaching based psychology. I love all people, have lived for 58yrs, have various degrees and training in latest modalities to help you to be calm, integrate and to heal. Call or message me for a free chat about your needs, I welcome you:-)
Thank you for checking in to read my intro. Beginning your healing journey starts here by taking this first step. I welcome you with a warm, friendly, open heart and a well experienced ear to listen, affirm, understand and to help you to process some of your deep personal, emotional and relationship concerns. Treating individuals above teens, couple's and families with my personal mentoring and coaching based psychology. I love all people, have lived for 58yrs, have various degrees and training in latest modalities to help you to be calm, integrate and to heal. Call or message me for a free chat about your needs, I welcome you:-)
(03) 8771 5822 View (03) 8771 5822
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Sanctuary Space Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Pam is a qualified counsellor with wealth of experience in the areas of addictions,trauma,mental health ,domestic family violence and sexual assault and supervision. Pam also provides coaching,mentoring, debriefing support to navigate challenging situations and enhance the emotional,mental and general psychological wellbeing of individuals and their loved ones.With over 13 years of experience under her belt working through a trauma informed lens with clients,Pam is passionate about bringing hope through acceptance,value and belonging .
Pam is a qualified counsellor with wealth of experience in the areas of addictions,trauma,mental health ,domestic family violence and sexual assault and supervision. Pam also provides coaching,mentoring, debriefing support to navigate challenging situations and enhance the emotional,mental and general psychological wellbeing of individuals and their loved ones.With over 13 years of experience under her belt working through a trauma informed lens with clients,Pam is passionate about bringing hope through acceptance,value and belonging .
(03) 7303 3702 View (03) 7303 3702
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Lye Fong (Kelly) Lee
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Point Cook, VIC 3030  (Online Only)
As a professionally trained and experienced counselor, I establish a positive, non-judgmental therapeutic relationship with my clients to provide a safe environment in which they can explore whatever issues they are facing and find the solutions that are most effective for them. Life is difficult, and everyone needs someone to talk to. My personal dedication focuses on genuine empathy, understanding, and guidance through the therapy process to help accomplish the client's goals and personal wellness. I speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien and Malay
As a professionally trained and experienced counselor, I establish a positive, non-judgmental therapeutic relationship with my clients to provide a safe environment in which they can explore whatever issues they are facing and find the solutions that are most effective for them. Life is difficult, and everyone needs someone to talk to. My personal dedication focuses on genuine empathy, understanding, and guidance through the therapy process to help accomplish the client's goals and personal wellness. I speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien and Malay
(03) 7302 2757 View (03) 7302 2757
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Tajel Billimoria
Psychologist, MSc, PsyBA Prov
Verified Verified
Ringwood, VIC 3134
I have over seven years of experience having worked in mental health services in the UK as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. In my last role, I treated people with a range of anxiety disorders (social anxiety, OCD, panic disorder, agoraphobia, health anxiety, generalised anxiety, and PTSD), depression and low self-esteem. I am currently working as a provisional psychologist at Life in Balance Psychology Services to obtain my psychologist registration.
I have over seven years of experience having worked in mental health services in the UK as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. In my last role, I treated people with a range of anxiety disorders (social anxiety, OCD, panic disorder, agoraphobia, health anxiety, generalised anxiety, and PTSD), depression and low self-esteem. I am currently working as a provisional psychologist at Life in Balance Psychology Services to obtain my psychologist registration.
(03) 8203 5615 View (03) 8203 5615
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Riverbank Counselling
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Ringwood, VIC 3134
Recovery after a traumatic event or a series of traumatic events can be very challenging. It can seem like you are out of control and you can begin to question who you are and what you really want in life. It can feel like the storm arrives just when you thought it was time to breath a big sigh a relief. Finding a counsellor who can be reliable, wise, grounded and skilled can make all the difference to surviving the storm.
Recovery after a traumatic event or a series of traumatic events can be very challenging. It can seem like you are out of control and you can begin to question who you are and what you really want in life. It can feel like the storm arrives just when you thought it was time to breath a big sigh a relief. Finding a counsellor who can be reliable, wise, grounded and skilled can make all the difference to surviving the storm.
(03) 8203 5478 View (03) 8203 5478
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Rhonda Newton
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Frankston, VIC 3199  (Online Only)
My Passion is to provide a safe, non-judgmental place that helps you navigate the problematic areas of life and explore the issues of personal concern for you. Using various strategies and therapies, I can help you to explore the issues your struggling with and let you see things from a new perspective, discovering hidden strengths and abilities. I am an accredited counselor with ACA with over 30 years of experience mentoring, encouraging, and helping people from all walks of life, I am well-equipped to help you discover and process issues allowing you to fulfill your full potential
My Passion is to provide a safe, non-judgmental place that helps you navigate the problematic areas of life and explore the issues of personal concern for you. Using various strategies and therapies, I can help you to explore the issues your struggling with and let you see things from a new perspective, discovering hidden strengths and abilities. I am an accredited counselor with ACA with over 30 years of experience mentoring, encouraging, and helping people from all walks of life, I am well-equipped to help you discover and process issues allowing you to fulfill your full potential
(03) 5905 7109 View (03) 5905 7109
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Momento Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Croydon, VIC 3136
My focus in working with clients is to provide them with a space where they feel comfortable to open up about the issues they are experiencing. I take on a client-centred approach, meaning I will tailor treatment specific to each client's needs depending on their presentation. I am fluent in both English and Spanish.
My focus in working with clients is to provide them with a space where they feel comfortable to open up about the issues they are experiencing. I take on a client-centred approach, meaning I will tailor treatment specific to each client's needs depending on their presentation. I am fluent in both English and Spanish.
(03) 8771 4205 View (03) 8771 4205
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Annie Piper
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Bayswater, VIC 3153
I am Clinical Psychologist who has experience working with various types of mental health issues as well as with a diverse range of people. I offer mental health support and therapy in a non-judgmental and empathetic environment. I work with adults and older adolescents across a range of mental health issues. Dexter the therapy support dog is also in session and can help with the therapeutic process.
I am Clinical Psychologist who has experience working with various types of mental health issues as well as with a diverse range of people. I offer mental health support and therapy in a non-judgmental and empathetic environment. I work with adults and older adolescents across a range of mental health issues. Dexter the therapy support dog is also in session and can help with the therapeutic process.
(03) 8203 5074 View (03) 8203 5074
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Michael Peyton
Psychologist, MSc, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Croydon, VIC 3136
We provide counselling and psychotherapy for individuals and couples, delivered by registered psychologists. We can help if you are experiencing: depression; anxiety; excessive stress; loss or grief; problems with conflict; distressing relationships; addictive behaviours; chronic pain; or traumatic memories. We aim to assist our clients not just to recover from mental health difficulties, but to also experience: greater self-acceptance; enhanced well-being; more satisfying relationships; and a more meaningful life.
We provide counselling and psychotherapy for individuals and couples, delivered by registered psychologists. We can help if you are experiencing: depression; anxiety; excessive stress; loss or grief; problems with conflict; distressing relationships; addictive behaviours; chronic pain; or traumatic memories. We aim to assist our clients not just to recover from mental health difficulties, but to also experience: greater self-acceptance; enhanced well-being; more satisfying relationships; and a more meaningful life.
(03) 9068 5213 View (03) 9068 5213
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Madeleine Machin
Counsellor, MA, PACFA
Verified Verified
Shoreham, VIC 3916
I am a registered counsellor with PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia). My experience is in early intervention, childhood behaviour support, anxiety and parenting. Through the hand in hand approach, I give practical tools to parents to support children in a way that promotes lifelong well-being and resilience. The tools help to build emotional connection, encourage us to delight in our children and support them with their feelings. The Hand in Hand approach is supported by well-established psychological and neuroscience research.
I am a registered counsellor with PACFA (Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia). My experience is in early intervention, childhood behaviour support, anxiety and parenting. Through the hand in hand approach, I give practical tools to parents to support children in a way that promotes lifelong well-being and resilience. The tools help to build emotional connection, encourage us to delight in our children and support them with their feelings. The Hand in Hand approach is supported by well-established psychological and neuroscience research.
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Janelle Wilson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Tullamarine, VIC 3043
I am a Social Worker and Therapist with 30 years experience working with individuals, couples and families. I offer a mix of practical strategies and deeper exploration of your feelings and experiences. I am particularly interested in the emotions and beliefs we hold that get us stuck in problematic and repetitive patterns of relating. By becoming aware of these patterns and understanding them, we can step out of conflict and rebuild connection and intimacy. This process leads to deep and sustained change.
I am a Social Worker and Therapist with 30 years experience working with individuals, couples and families. I offer a mix of practical strategies and deeper exploration of your feelings and experiences. I am particularly interested in the emotions and beliefs we hold that get us stuck in problematic and repetitive patterns of relating. By becoming aware of these patterns and understanding them, we can step out of conflict and rebuild connection and intimacy. This process leads to deep and sustained change.
(03) 8771 5996 View (03) 8771 5996
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Nada Kamoo
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Offering a wide range of counselling services. Skilled in setting limits and boundaries, with a deep understanding of complex backgrounds and a commitment to personal healing journeys. Known for holding space for clients and self, demonstrating bravery, courage, and intelligence. Successfully navigated challenges of ADHD and dyslexia, bringing a unique and empathetic approach to counselling. Valued for creative thinking and ability to bridge gaps in understanding. Seeking to leverage diverse experiences and skills to make a positive impact in counselling roles.
Offering a wide range of counselling services. Skilled in setting limits and boundaries, with a deep understanding of complex backgrounds and a commitment to personal healing journeys. Known for holding space for clients and self, demonstrating bravery, courage, and intelligence. Successfully navigated challenges of ADHD and dyslexia, bringing a unique and empathetic approach to counselling. Valued for creative thinking and ability to bridge gaps in understanding. Seeking to leverage diverse experiences and skills to make a positive impact in counselling roles.
(03) 7302 2947 View (03) 7302 2947
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Clare Randall
Counsellor, ACA-L4
Verified Verified
Point Cook, VIC 3030
I am kind, experienced, practical and a good listener. I work with adults either as individuals or couples. I see girls 16+. Most of my clients are struggling either with their emotions, with something that has happened, or with other people in their life. My goal is to give you a calm, safe space where hopefully you will walk out a little lighter, with more clarity and a plan if you need one. I am a licensed counsellor and therapist. If you have a Mental Health Plan from your GP you will need a psychologist and there will be an approx $120+ gap fee payable. I am happy to work with you privately if you choose not to use your MHP.
I am kind, experienced, practical and a good listener. I work with adults either as individuals or couples. I see girls 16+. Most of my clients are struggling either with their emotions, with something that has happened, or with other people in their life. My goal is to give you a calm, safe space where hopefully you will walk out a little lighter, with more clarity and a plan if you need one. I am a licensed counsellor and therapist. If you have a Mental Health Plan from your GP you will need a psychologist and there will be an approx $120+ gap fee payable. I am happy to work with you privately if you choose not to use your MHP.
(08) 9126 9483 View (08) 9126 9483
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Emma Gillespie
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Eltham, VIC 3095
Hi, I'm Emma! I am an AHPRA registered, animal-assisted psychologist (currently undertaking my clinical endorsement registration) and I enjoy working with children, adolescents and adults. I offer face-to-face and telehealth sessions on Mondays (9-5pm) in the heart of Eltham alongside my therapy dog, and co-therapist, Winnie!
Hi, I'm Emma! I am an AHPRA registered, animal-assisted psychologist (currently undertaking my clinical endorsement registration) and I enjoy working with children, adolescents and adults. I offer face-to-face and telehealth sessions on Mondays (9-5pm) in the heart of Eltham alongside my therapy dog, and co-therapist, Winnie!
(03) 8400 0402 View (03) 8400 0402
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Neha Dave
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Point Cook, VIC 3030
I am a trauma informed therapist with an in-depth experience of working with clients from a wide range of backgrounds presenting with various mental health challenges. My purpose is provide an authentic therapeutic connection and a safe space for the client to tap into their own resources and grow. I use science and spirituality to provide clients with an understanding of their mind as well as give them the skills to better manage their life difficulties. I tailor the treatment plan after gaining an understanding of the client’s goals and assessing their own strengths, hence my approach is individual to each client.
I am a trauma informed therapist with an in-depth experience of working with clients from a wide range of backgrounds presenting with various mental health challenges. My purpose is provide an authentic therapeutic connection and a safe space for the client to tap into their own resources and grow. I use science and spirituality to provide clients with an understanding of their mind as well as give them the skills to better manage their life difficulties. I tailor the treatment plan after gaining an understanding of the client’s goals and assessing their own strengths, hence my approach is individual to each client.
(03) 7302 8669 View (03) 7302 8669
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Number of Counsellors in Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

600+

Average cost per session

$156

Counsellors in Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC who prioritize treating:

87% Anxiety
78% Depression
74% Stress
73% Self Esteem
67% Relationship Issues
65% Trauma and PTSD
60% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

57% Medicare Rebates
51% NDIS
46% Bupa

How Counsellors in Greater Melbourne (Outer), VIC see their clients

84% In Person and Online
16% Online Only

Gender breakdown

83% Female
16% Male
1% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Greater Melbourne (Outer)?

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.