Counselling in McKinnon, VIC

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Kat O'Mara
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L2
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
Do you feel confused about what is going on in your life? Are you dealing with the aftermath of an upsetting situation? I might be able to help. I am a registered counsellor who can work with you through the challenging times in your life and relationships. I can provide you with a safe space in which to process your experience and work at your own pace towards recovery. I use a blend of techniques tailored to your individual needs and circumstances. I believe that everyone has the ability to heal, given the right conditions.
Do you feel confused about what is going on in your life? Are you dealing with the aftermath of an upsetting situation? I might be able to help. I am a registered counsellor who can work with you through the challenging times in your life and relationships. I can provide you with a safe space in which to process your experience and work at your own pace towards recovery. I use a blend of techniques tailored to your individual needs and circumstances. I believe that everyone has the ability to heal, given the right conditions.
(03) 7500 5605 View (03) 7500 5605
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Esin Toprak Newspace4U Psychology
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
Esin is a registered psychologist with over 14 years of experience working with adults in Australia and England. She has worked in various clinical settings, including primary care psychology within the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), domestic violence services, services for adult survivors of childhood trauma, and rehabilitation services, catering to individuals from all walks of life. Esin earned her Master's Degree in Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology) from Victoria University.
Esin is a registered psychologist with over 14 years of experience working with adults in Australia and England. She has worked in various clinical settings, including primary care psychology within the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), domestic violence services, services for adult survivors of childhood trauma, and rehabilitation services, catering to individuals from all walks of life. Esin earned her Master's Degree in Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology) from Victoria University.
(03) 7500 5974 View (03) 7500 5974
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Penelope Lovegrove
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
Currently accepting new clients. I pride myself on developing a supportive, collaborative and compassionate relationship with my clients, focusing on delivering psychological treatments based on current evidence. I work with individuals aged 17 and above across a range of issues. I am particularly interested in anxiety and related disorders in men and the intersection of mental health and menopause in women. More information can be found on my website www.southeastclinicalpsychology.com.au or affiliated site www.mindmymind.com.au
Currently accepting new clients. I pride myself on developing a supportive, collaborative and compassionate relationship with my clients, focusing on delivering psychological treatments based on current evidence. I work with individuals aged 17 and above across a range of issues. I am particularly interested in anxiety and related disorders in men and the intersection of mental health and menopause in women. More information can be found on my website www.southeastclinicalpsychology.com.au or affiliated site www.mindmymind.com.au
(03) 7500 5592 View (03) 7500 5592
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Jeremy Neumann
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, AMHSW
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
Jeremy is an experienced youth/family and adult counsellor and an accredited Mental Health Social Worker (BBus; GDipPsych; MSW, AMHSW), with a breadth of clinical experience across both the public and the private sectors. Jeremy has a clinical interest working with people through anxiety, life transitions, identity and depression. He has a strong grounding in mindfulness based approaches, completing further training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and also in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy for working with trauma. Jeremy incorporates the ideals of everyday mindfulness into his practice.
Jeremy is an experienced youth/family and adult counsellor and an accredited Mental Health Social Worker (BBus; GDipPsych; MSW, AMHSW), with a breadth of clinical experience across both the public and the private sectors. Jeremy has a clinical interest working with people through anxiety, life transitions, identity and depression. He has a strong grounding in mindfulness based approaches, completing further training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and also in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy for working with trauma. Jeremy incorporates the ideals of everyday mindfulness into his practice.
(03) 7003 2136 View (03) 7003 2136
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Rosie Burgess - Grow Together Counselling
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
Do you want to rebuild connection in your relationship, drop the conflict and revive the spark? Are you struggling with feelings of anxiety, stress, life-overwhelm? I believe that everyone has the capacity for growth and change, and I work collaboratively with clients to help them achieve their personal and relationship goals. Whether you're facing challenges in your relationship, or struggling with individual issues such as anxiety, depression, or trauma, I'm here to provide a safe, supportive space where you can explore your emotions, gain insight, and develop the skills and strategies you need to create healing and growth.
Do you want to rebuild connection in your relationship, drop the conflict and revive the spark? Are you struggling with feelings of anxiety, stress, life-overwhelm? I believe that everyone has the capacity for growth and change, and I work collaboratively with clients to help them achieve their personal and relationship goals. Whether you're facing challenges in your relationship, or struggling with individual issues such as anxiety, depression, or trauma, I'm here to provide a safe, supportive space where you can explore your emotions, gain insight, and develop the skills and strategies you need to create healing and growth.
(03) 7500 5815 View (03) 7500 5815
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Linda Kollind
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
Linda have particular expertise in identifying, assessing and supporting neurodivergence, such as Autism, ADHD and Specific Learning Disorders, across the lifespan. Linda are using evidence based tools and a warm and individualised approach.
Linda have particular expertise in identifying, assessing and supporting neurodivergence, such as Autism, ADHD and Specific Learning Disorders, across the lifespan. Linda are using evidence based tools and a warm and individualised approach.
(03) 7003 2864 View (03) 7003 2864
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Melanie Strang
Psychologist, MBBS, PsyBA General
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
Hi there ! Thanks for clicking on my profile. I have over 15 years of practitioner experience, initially as a doctor working in mental health, then as a counsellor and presently, a psychologist.
Hi there ! Thanks for clicking on my profile. I have over 15 years of practitioner experience, initially as a doctor working in mental health, then as a counsellor and presently, a psychologist.
(03) 7003 2841 View (03) 7003 2841
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Nicole Levy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
Have you thought about seeking help for a long time? Struggling to make sense of what is happening in your life and how to manage your feelings and relationships? Do you want to improve your relationship and improve communication and intimacy? Are you finding that anxiety is running your life and, or feeling low in mood and unmotivated? Seeking help can the first step to moving forward and improving aspects of your life that concern you.
Have you thought about seeking help for a long time? Struggling to make sense of what is happening in your life and how to manage your feelings and relationships? Do you want to improve your relationship and improve communication and intimacy? Are you finding that anxiety is running your life and, or feeling low in mood and unmotivated? Seeking help can the first step to moving forward and improving aspects of your life that concern you.
(02) 4810 0688 View (02) 4810 0688
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Tim Clark
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
My clients often are looking for ways to better handle the challenges of daily living. They may be feeling these challenges are insurmountable or that they are fundamentally inadequate to be able to cope. They might not feel that they have a good understanding of who they truly are, what it is they want out of life, or what they have to offer others. They might also struggle to draw on the resources around them and make the most of their personal relationships. They may struggle to find the voice inside to reassure them that, as hard as things can feel, they can change.
My clients often are looking for ways to better handle the challenges of daily living. They may be feeling these challenges are insurmountable or that they are fundamentally inadequate to be able to cope. They might not feel that they have a good understanding of who they truly are, what it is they want out of life, or what they have to offer others. They might also struggle to draw on the resources around them and make the most of their personal relationships. They may struggle to find the voice inside to reassure them that, as hard as things can feel, they can change.
(03) 9068 5168 View (03) 9068 5168
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Dimitra Tsoukalas
Psychotherapist, MA, ACA-L4
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
I am a registered Clinical Counsellor & Psychotherapist. I have extensive experience in working with children, adolescents, families, couples and adults in various settings. Building a trusting and safe space for you is my primary aim. I am also a yoga teacher and I use mindfulness, meditation and trauma informed therapy in my treatment approach. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy are some of the interventions used in the treatment plan and according to your individual needs. You will feel supported, empowered and provided with helpful strategies to achieve your goals confidently.
I am a registered Clinical Counsellor & Psychotherapist. I have extensive experience in working with children, adolescents, families, couples and adults in various settings. Building a trusting and safe space for you is my primary aim. I am also a yoga teacher and I use mindfulness, meditation and trauma informed therapy in my treatment approach. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy are some of the interventions used in the treatment plan and according to your individual needs. You will feel supported, empowered and provided with helpful strategies to achieve your goals confidently.
(03) 4110 2003 View (03) 4110 2003
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Centre Psychology Pty Ltd
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified
McKinnon, VIC 3204
At Centre Psychology, we believe that everyone has the potential to lead a fulfilling and happy life. Samantha is an experienced and compassionate psychologist dedicated to providing high-quality mental health services to individuals. Samantha understands that every person's journey is unique, and she will work closely with you to understand your individual needs and develop personalised treatment plans that are tailored to your specific goals. Samantha offers a wide range of services, including therapy for depression, anxiety, and trauma, as well as counseling for relationship issues, stress management, and personal growth.
At Centre Psychology, we believe that everyone has the potential to lead a fulfilling and happy life. Samantha is an experienced and compassionate psychologist dedicated to providing high-quality mental health services to individuals. Samantha understands that every person's journey is unique, and she will work closely with you to understand your individual needs and develop personalised treatment plans that are tailored to your specific goals. Samantha offers a wide range of services, including therapy for depression, anxiety, and trauma, as well as counseling for relationship issues, stress management, and personal growth.
(03) 7500 5829 View (03) 7500 5829

More Therapists Nearby

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Melis Topsahin
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified
Brighton, VIC 3186  (Online Only)
I particularly assist clients that require therapy in the areas of anxiety, substance abuse (other addictions), depression and relationship issues. My focus is on working with the client towards personal development and goal setting. Each client is so very unique, hence, requires a personal counselling approach that is catered entirely for them. As a therapist, i work with various approaches such as: CBT, ACT, humanistic approach and TRTP (trauma therapy) amongst many other(s).
I particularly assist clients that require therapy in the areas of anxiety, substance abuse (other addictions), depression and relationship issues. My focus is on working with the client towards personal development and goal setting. Each client is so very unique, hence, requires a personal counselling approach that is catered entirely for them. As a therapist, i work with various approaches such as: CBT, ACT, humanistic approach and TRTP (trauma therapy) amongst many other(s).
(02) 4504 0146 View (02) 4504 0146
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Kyo Chung
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified
1 Endorsed
Murrumbeena, VIC 3163
Relationships can be a source of wellbeing and stability, but they can also have a profound negative impact on our lives and mental health when things are not going well. If you want to learn how to build and maintain healthy relationships, if past hurt and trauma have damaged your relationship and you don't know how to heal from it, relationship counselling can give you the tools and support you need to reclaim a loving relationship with your partner and loved ones. We all have an innate need for connection but don't know how to communicate our needs effectively. Counselling can help you build the kind of relationships you long for
Relationships can be a source of wellbeing and stability, but they can also have a profound negative impact on our lives and mental health when things are not going well. If you want to learn how to build and maintain healthy relationships, if past hurt and trauma have damaged your relationship and you don't know how to heal from it, relationship counselling can give you the tools and support you need to reclaim a loving relationship with your partner and loved ones. We all have an innate need for connection but don't know how to communicate our needs effectively. Counselling can help you build the kind of relationships you long for
(03) 9068 5740 View (03) 9068 5740
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Lucy McCarthy
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified
Bentleigh East, VIC 3165
As a Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor I have experience working with many common issues and concerns (such as relationship conflict, grief and loss, work stress) as well as serious mental health difficulties (such as Depression, Anxiety, Self Harm and Suicidal Ideation). My particular areas of expertise are in the treatment of Complex Trauma, Childhood Sexual Abuse and Problem Gambling. I have spent the past 15 years developing specialist knowledge and skills in connecting with clients who have found it difficult to connect with a therapist in the past to get the assistance they need.
As a Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Clinical Supervisor I have experience working with many common issues and concerns (such as relationship conflict, grief and loss, work stress) as well as serious mental health difficulties (such as Depression, Anxiety, Self Harm and Suicidal Ideation). My particular areas of expertise are in the treatment of Complex Trauma, Childhood Sexual Abuse and Problem Gambling. I have spent the past 15 years developing specialist knowledge and skills in connecting with clients who have found it difficult to connect with a therapist in the past to get the assistance they need.
(03) 7500 5855 View (03) 7500 5855
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Richard Norrish
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified
Caulfield, VIC 3162
Richard aims to help clients achieve an improved quality of life, working towards a greater sense of personal control. With more than 10 years’ experience in counselling and clinical settings, he provides a supportive, non-judgmental and confidential space. He works collaboratively with the client in tailoring therapy to their unique set of circumstances. Therapy may range from a few sessions when targeting a specific problem, to medium and longer-term therapy when addressing long-held problematic behaviours, interpersonal patterns and emotion difficulties.
Richard aims to help clients achieve an improved quality of life, working towards a greater sense of personal control. With more than 10 years’ experience in counselling and clinical settings, he provides a supportive, non-judgmental and confidential space. He works collaboratively with the client in tailoring therapy to their unique set of circumstances. Therapy may range from a few sessions when targeting a specific problem, to medium and longer-term therapy when addressing long-held problematic behaviours, interpersonal patterns and emotion difficulties.
(03) 9068 5866 View (03) 9068 5866
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Derek Goodlake
Counsellor, MA, ACA-L4
Verified
Hampton, VIC 3188
If your’e experiencing trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, or stress, then as an experienced Registered Clinical Counsellor, Accredited EMDR Practitioner and Hypnotherapist, I can work with you to resolve your issues. and get your life back. I also cover grief, bereavement, phobia, self harm, addiction, and relationship issues. We may feel overwhelmed with negative thoughts and memories from our past and fears about the future. No amount of arguing with ourselves seems to help. With the right therapies we can be free from the past's hold on our future.
If your’e experiencing trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, or stress, then as an experienced Registered Clinical Counsellor, Accredited EMDR Practitioner and Hypnotherapist, I can work with you to resolve your issues. and get your life back. I also cover grief, bereavement, phobia, self harm, addiction, and relationship issues. We may feel overwhelmed with negative thoughts and memories from our past and fears about the future. No amount of arguing with ourselves seems to help. With the right therapies we can be free from the past's hold on our future.
(03) 7500 5043 View (03) 7500 5043
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Nicki Paull
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified
1 Endorsed
Brighton, VIC 3186
Hello. If you’re searching for a new and effective way of coping with stress, burnout, anxiety or complex trauma recovery, third-wave psychology might be the secret ingredient you’re looking for (mindfulness combined with traditional talk therapy). Maybe you’re suffering the horrible confusion and pain of narcissistic abuse or bullying. I can help. I have lived experience and in-depth understanding of what you’re going through. I’ve published a book, a podcast, blog and recently a short article in Australian Counselling Journal.
Hello. If you’re searching for a new and effective way of coping with stress, burnout, anxiety or complex trauma recovery, third-wave psychology might be the secret ingredient you’re looking for (mindfulness combined with traditional talk therapy). Maybe you’re suffering the horrible confusion and pain of narcissistic abuse or bullying. I can help. I have lived experience and in-depth understanding of what you’re going through. I’ve published a book, a podcast, blog and recently a short article in Australian Counselling Journal.
(03) 4320 5004 View (03) 4320 5004
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Sandra Ifrah
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified
Caulfield North, VIC 3161
Sandra Ifrah is a registered psychologist with extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing issues related to mental health. She is an experienced Psychologist with a family-focused approach where the client is provided with a safe, supportive and nurturing environment during sessions, and the family unit is very much a part of the journey to change.
Sandra Ifrah is a registered psychologist with extensive experience working with children, adolescents and adults who are experiencing issues related to mental health. She is an experienced Psychologist with a family-focused approach where the client is provided with a safe, supportive and nurturing environment during sessions, and the family unit is very much a part of the journey to change.
(03) 6144 6011 View (03) 6144 6011
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Melissa Thompson
Psychotherapist, MC, PACFA
Verified
Moorabbin, VIC 3189
Trying to find a therapist through an online site is a daunting task, but the fact that you're looking means that you're that much closer to feeling better. We all feel overwhelmed at times during our lives. There's no reason to feel alone. I'm here to sit beside you as we uncover and explore your inner resources together.
Trying to find a therapist through an online site is a daunting task, but the fact that you're looking means that you're that much closer to feeling better. We all feel overwhelmed at times during our lives. There's no reason to feel alone. I'm here to sit beside you as we uncover and explore your inner resources together.
(03) 7500 5860 View (03) 7500 5860
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Metocha Play Therapy
MA
Bentleigh East, VIC 3165
Metocha Play Therapy is led by May Yeung, Associate Lecturer in Play Therapy and Clinical Supervisor, who has 9 years of experience providing one-to-one play therapy interventions for children, adolescents and adults with a range of emotional and behavioral problems such as attention deficit disorder, language disorders, autism, learning disabilities, family dysfunction, loss of a family member, sexual abuse, anxiety, depression, self-harm or suicidal behavior, with an 18- 60 play therapy interventions with a 90% success rate. She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Metocha Play Therapy is led by May Yeung, Associate Lecturer in Play Therapy and Clinical Supervisor, who has 9 years of experience providing one-to-one play therapy interventions for children, adolescents and adults with a range of emotional and behavioral problems such as attention deficit disorder, language disorders, autism, learning disabilities, family dysfunction, loss of a family member, sexual abuse, anxiety, depression, self-harm or suicidal behavior, with an 18- 60 play therapy interventions with a 90% success rate. She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
(03) 7500 5930 View (03) 7500 5930

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in McKinnon, VIC

10+

Average cost per session

$210

Counsellors in McKinnon, VIC who prioritize treating:

100% Anxiety
91% Depression
82% Relationship Issues
82% Self Esteem
82% Stress
82% Life Transitions
73% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

80% Medicare Rebates
60% Bupa
60% NDIS

How Counsellors in McKinnon, VIC see their clients

100% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

82% Female
18% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in McKinnon?

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.