Counselling in Strathmore Heights, VIC

Photo of Luke Lee Tet Counselling & Coaching, Counsellor in Strathmore Heights, VIC
Luke Lee Tet Counselling & Coaching
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Strathmore Heights, VIC 3041
At Luke Lee Tet Counselling & Coaching, we utilise a body-based intervention approach to calm, soothe and regulate you. I believe that you are the expert of your own life. My focus is to guide you through to the answers you are looking for to manage your situation. For some people, life can make them feel overwhelmed, helpless, and hopeless. As a supportive and nurturing service, I will work with you to connect to your strengths while building the necessary skills to manage your mental and emotional wellbeing.
At Luke Lee Tet Counselling & Coaching, we utilise a body-based intervention approach to calm, soothe and regulate you. I believe that you are the expert of your own life. My focus is to guide you through to the answers you are looking for to manage your situation. For some people, life can make them feel overwhelmed, helpless, and hopeless. As a supportive and nurturing service, I will work with you to connect to your strengths while building the necessary skills to manage your mental and emotional wellbeing.
(03) 7303 3757 View (03) 7303 3757
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Monika Polemicos
Verified Verified
Strathmore Heights, VIC 3041  (Online Only)
Has traditional ‘talk therapy’ not completely worked? Maybe you have an understanding of anxiety triggers but lack the strategy for stopping it. Frustrated with feelings of dread, edginess, lack deep sleep, worry, panic coming out of nowhere, exhaustion, reduced productivity at work, irritability, emotional outbursts, crying, anger, feeling inadequate. Thankfully you dont have to put up with it. You can work with an award winning Anxiety Relief S.P.E.C.I.A.L.I.S.T who will take you through a step by step process, teaching you the tools to be free from anxiety and panic.
Has traditional ‘talk therapy’ not completely worked? Maybe you have an understanding of anxiety triggers but lack the strategy for stopping it. Frustrated with feelings of dread, edginess, lack deep sleep, worry, panic coming out of nowhere, exhaustion, reduced productivity at work, irritability, emotional outbursts, crying, anger, feeling inadequate. Thankfully you dont have to put up with it. You can work with an award winning Anxiety Relief S.P.E.C.I.A.L.I.S.T who will take you through a step by step process, teaching you the tools to be free from anxiety and panic.
(03) 8372 0463 View (03) 8372 0463

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Photo of Julie Paschke, Psychologist in Strathmore Heights, VIC
Julie Paschke
Psychologist, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Essendon North, VIC 3041
Hi, I'm Julie, a Clinical Psychologist, and if you're struggling at the moment and in need of support, please do not hesitate to make an enquiry via email (I will reply within 24 hours). Appointments available within 2 - 3 weeks. Adults 18+ only and I do not work with Workcover, TAC, DVA or NDIS.
Hi, I'm Julie, a Clinical Psychologist, and if you're struggling at the moment and in need of support, please do not hesitate to make an enquiry via email (I will reply within 24 hours). Appointments available within 2 - 3 weeks. Adults 18+ only and I do not work with Workcover, TAC, DVA or NDIS.
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Christina Tester
Psychotherapist, MA
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
I'm a creative arts therapist working with teenagers through to the elderly. I can assist you in managing or moving through significant life changes, feelings of loneliness and stuckness, grief and loss and mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. I can assist you in developing and strengthening self awareness, resilience, confidence, self compassion which can lead to making healthier choices, feeling a greater sense of purpose and having more meaningful relationships.
I'm a creative arts therapist working with teenagers through to the elderly. I can assist you in managing or moving through significant life changes, feelings of loneliness and stuckness, grief and loss and mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. I can assist you in developing and strengthening self awareness, resilience, confidence, self compassion which can lead to making healthier choices, feeling a greater sense of purpose and having more meaningful relationships.
(03) 8338 1142 View (03) 8338 1142
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Insight Psychology
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Aberfeldie, VIC 3040
Sara is a psychologist with extensive experience working therapeutically with children, adolescents, and adults across various private, community and, educational settings. Sara works with individuals from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds who experience a range of mental health concerns including anxiety, low mood and motivation, trauma, difficulty adapting to change or stress, relationship issues, low self-esteem, and grief and loss.
Sara is a psychologist with extensive experience working therapeutically with children, adolescents, and adults across various private, community and, educational settings. Sara works with individuals from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds who experience a range of mental health concerns including anxiety, low mood and motivation, trauma, difficulty adapting to change or stress, relationship issues, low self-esteem, and grief and loss.
(03) 7003 2374 View (03) 7003 2374
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Julie Donnelly
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
If you are looking for support for life's challenges due to change, transition or trauma, I welcome your enquiry and contact. I am an experienced Counsellor who loves working with individuals to support changes in their lives. Whether you are coping with bereavement, grief and loss, anxiety or depression, relationship issues or simply feel stuck in life, we will work together to find new insights and identify your strengths and coping skills.
If you are looking for support for life's challenges due to change, transition or trauma, I welcome your enquiry and contact. I am an experienced Counsellor who loves working with individuals to support changes in their lives. Whether you are coping with bereavement, grief and loss, anxiety or depression, relationship issues or simply feel stuck in life, we will work together to find new insights and identify your strengths and coping skills.
(03) 8566 7760 View (03) 8566 7760
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The Psychology and Therapy Clinic, Laura Smolcic
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
I have worked in a range of settings for over 15 years as a Clinical Psychologist and I am passionate and dedicated to provide you with care, compassion and individually tailored- therapy. I feel fortunate to have been able to provide care to my clients over the years. I use a range of evidence-based psychological therapies for Depression and Anxiety disorders, Trauma , Bipolar Disorder, Addictions, Work issues and Adjustment Disorders , Perfectionism and Eating Disorders. I am particularly passionate about teaching & assisting clients in areas concerning body image issues, weight management, dysfunctional & disordered eating.
I have worked in a range of settings for over 15 years as a Clinical Psychologist and I am passionate and dedicated to provide you with care, compassion and individually tailored- therapy. I feel fortunate to have been able to provide care to my clients over the years. I use a range of evidence-based psychological therapies for Depression and Anxiety disorders, Trauma , Bipolar Disorder, Addictions, Work issues and Adjustment Disorders , Perfectionism and Eating Disorders. I am particularly passionate about teaching & assisting clients in areas concerning body image issues, weight management, dysfunctional & disordered eating.
(03) 7302 2007 View (03) 7302 2007
Photo of Dina Shurti @ SALAM Holistic Psychology , Psychologist in Strathmore Heights, VIC
Dina Shurti @ SALAM Holistic Psychology
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040  (Online Only)
At Salam Holistic Psychology we take into account the whole person - mind, body, soul, social context and the interconnectedness of these aspects. In addition to addressing cognitive and emotional aspects, we also acknowledge and respect the spiritual dimension of an individuals life, which can encompass values, beliefs, purpose, and meaning. Our approach to therapy is anti-racist and decolonial, ethical, respectful and trauma informed. As the principal psychologist at Salam, I have extensive therapeutic experience accross a variety of settings and concerns including family violence, suicide prevention, trauma and identity concens.
At Salam Holistic Psychology we take into account the whole person - mind, body, soul, social context and the interconnectedness of these aspects. In addition to addressing cognitive and emotional aspects, we also acknowledge and respect the spiritual dimension of an individuals life, which can encompass values, beliefs, purpose, and meaning. Our approach to therapy is anti-racist and decolonial, ethical, respectful and trauma informed. As the principal psychologist at Salam, I have extensive therapeutic experience accross a variety of settings and concerns including family violence, suicide prevention, trauma and identity concens.
(03) 7500 5267 View (03) 7500 5267
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Launch Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
Our philosophy is pretty simple. We believe in you. We want you to be the best version of yourself and we can join you on that journey. Our team at Launch Psychology, Dr. Daniela De Fazio, Dr. Brooke Davis, Dr. Kirrily Rogers and Dr. Ann Sloan, have a practical approach to understanding the psychology of where you are and where you'd like to go. Our focus is on using psychology and neuropsychology frameworks to help you develop the skills and habits to respond flexibly to whatever life deals you.
Our philosophy is pretty simple. We believe in you. We want you to be the best version of yourself and we can join you on that journey. Our team at Launch Psychology, Dr. Daniela De Fazio, Dr. Brooke Davis, Dr. Kirrily Rogers and Dr. Ann Sloan, have a practical approach to understanding the psychology of where you are and where you'd like to go. Our focus is on using psychology and neuropsychology frameworks to help you develop the skills and habits to respond flexibly to whatever life deals you.
(03) 8595 5294 View (03) 8595 5294
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Anthony Hurst
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
Anthony is a Youth, Family, Couples & EMDR Psychologist, and the Director of Systemic Psychology. Clinically, Anthony frequently works with young people, couples, families and individuals experiencing a range of mental health issues. Professionally, Anthony has worked in private practice, schools, local government, consulting and currently as a postgraduate lecturer at The University of Melbourne.
Anthony is a Youth, Family, Couples & EMDR Psychologist, and the Director of Systemic Psychology. Clinically, Anthony frequently works with young people, couples, families and individuals experiencing a range of mental health issues. Professionally, Anthony has worked in private practice, schools, local government, consulting and currently as a postgraduate lecturer at The University of Melbourne.
(02) 4504 0120 View (02) 4504 0120
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Maria Andreadis
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Essendon North, VIC 3041
Mary is a psychologist with experience treating a wide range of mental health issues, ranging from anxiety and depression to trauma, personality disorders and attachment concerns. Mary has particular interest in supporting people in navigating difficulties within the context of childhood experiences and trauma. Mary's ethos is centred on the fact that our minds are intertwined with our everyday lives. By working with our inner world we can begin taking steps toward creating positive change. Mary offers a warm, compassionate approach and will support you in gaining a deeper understanding of your issues and how to manage them.
Mary is a psychologist with experience treating a wide range of mental health issues, ranging from anxiety and depression to trauma, personality disorders and attachment concerns. Mary has particular interest in supporting people in navigating difficulties within the context of childhood experiences and trauma. Mary's ethos is centred on the fact that our minds are intertwined with our everyday lives. By working with our inner world we can begin taking steps toward creating positive change. Mary offers a warm, compassionate approach and will support you in gaining a deeper understanding of your issues and how to manage them.
(03) 8338 4336 View (03) 8338 4336
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Sarah Serifovski
Psychologist, PsyBA Prov
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
Sarah is a dedicated and compassionate registered Provisional Psychologist with a profound interest in supporting individuals of all ages and diverse cultural backgrounds. Sarah's approach to therapy is holistic, fostering a safe and collaborative environment that promotes understanding and growth. Sarah supports her clients in feeling safe to explore their presenting issues, understand and build the necessary skills to achieve their goals. Sarah values the uniqueness of each client, recognising that everyone has their own personality, needs, and concerns.
Sarah is a dedicated and compassionate registered Provisional Psychologist with a profound interest in supporting individuals of all ages and diverse cultural backgrounds. Sarah's approach to therapy is holistic, fostering a safe and collaborative environment that promotes understanding and growth. Sarah supports her clients in feeling safe to explore their presenting issues, understand and build the necessary skills to achieve their goals. Sarah values the uniqueness of each client, recognising that everyone has their own personality, needs, and concerns.
(03) 8338 4603 View (03) 8338 4603
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Ismail Bekir
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
I am experienced in providing effective treatment for a range of mental health conditions including trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, low self-esteem and relationship difficulties, life transitions and personal coaching. I strongly believe in a person-centred and evidence based approach.
I am experienced in providing effective treatment for a range of mental health conditions including trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, low self-esteem and relationship difficulties, life transitions and personal coaching. I strongly believe in a person-centred and evidence based approach.
(03) 9111 2660 View (03) 9111 2660
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Lee Beaton
Psychotherapist, PACFA
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
A relationship that thrives and gives you fulfilment will bring the kind of lasting happiness that enables you and your partner to grow and create deeper bonds. When an important relationship becomes strained or distressed, the pain you feel can challenge you to the core. I work with you in order to reveal the dynamics of your relationship - the patterns that you have built to protect the wounds that you have suffered. Together we will explore and uncover the hidden beliefs and unconscious drivers that are the triggers of your difficulties in relating to yourself or partner. We long to become present to ourselves, and connected.
A relationship that thrives and gives you fulfilment will bring the kind of lasting happiness that enables you and your partner to grow and create deeper bonds. When an important relationship becomes strained or distressed, the pain you feel can challenge you to the core. I work with you in order to reveal the dynamics of your relationship - the patterns that you have built to protect the wounds that you have suffered. Together we will explore and uncover the hidden beliefs and unconscious drivers that are the triggers of your difficulties in relating to yourself or partner. We long to become present to ourselves, and connected.
(03) 6118 7199 View (03) 6118 7199
Photo of Dr Shara Granger (Clinical Psychologist), Psychologist in Strathmore Heights, VIC
Dr Shara Granger (Clinical Psychologist)
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Essendon, VIC 3040
Appointments currently available at the Victorian Psychology Clinic (Essendon). I am a Clinical Psychologist and co-director of the Victorian Psychology Clinic (www.vicpsychclinic.com.au). Our clinic is passionate about providing high quality, evidence-based services, to both individuals and couples. We support clients with a range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, stress, adjustment, trauma/PTSD, OCD, addiction, anger, sleep difficulties and interpersonal concerns. Our psychologists ensure psychological intervention is tailored to suit the needs of our clients.
Appointments currently available at the Victorian Psychology Clinic (Essendon). I am a Clinical Psychologist and co-director of the Victorian Psychology Clinic (www.vicpsychclinic.com.au). Our clinic is passionate about providing high quality, evidence-based services, to both individuals and couples. We support clients with a range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, stress, adjustment, trauma/PTSD, OCD, addiction, anger, sleep difficulties and interpersonal concerns. Our psychologists ensure psychological intervention is tailored to suit the needs of our clients.
(03) 8338 1893 View (03) 8338 1893
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Monique Toohey
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Essendon North, VIC 3041
I have 28 yrs counselling experience. I specialise in working with adults & couples supporting mental health and wellbeing, trauma & relationship issues. I specialise working along side clients with intersectionality identities. I am strategy and strength focussed and work across various therapeutic modalities to suit my client's needs.
I have 28 yrs counselling experience. I specialise in working with adults & couples supporting mental health and wellbeing, trauma & relationship issues. I specialise working along side clients with intersectionality identities. I am strategy and strength focussed and work across various therapeutic modalities to suit my client's needs.
(03) 9034 6163 View (03) 9034 6163
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Rebellion Psychology
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
I am a registered psychologist interested in working with individuals on a deep core level, assisting them with their journey in self-discovery and inner growth. I am passionate about helping sensitive people from diverse backgrounds who are devoted in manifesting change; letting go of habits which are self-defeating and exhausting. My main objective is teaching people about the mind-body-soul connection, supporting them through their life lesson. My unique approach will help you face your own thoughts, emotions and fulfilling your wishes.
I am a registered psychologist interested in working with individuals on a deep core level, assisting them with their journey in self-discovery and inner growth. I am passionate about helping sensitive people from diverse backgrounds who are devoted in manifesting change; letting go of habits which are self-defeating and exhausting. My main objective is teaching people about the mind-body-soul connection, supporting them through their life lesson. My unique approach will help you face your own thoughts, emotions and fulfilling your wishes.
(02) 4504 0139 View (02) 4504 0139
Photo of Dr Peter Eide, Psychologist in Strathmore Heights, VIC
Dr Peter Eide
Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
Dr Peter Eide has extensive experience in psychological treatment mainly with adolescent and adult men that have depression, anxiety and addiction, though he also works with women. Unlike other psychologists who are just out of university Peter has been working in this field since 2002 and has been employed in youth mental health, alcohol and drug services, community health services and a university.
Dr Peter Eide has extensive experience in psychological treatment mainly with adolescent and adult men that have depression, anxiety and addiction, though he also works with women. Unlike other psychologists who are just out of university Peter has been working in this field since 2002 and has been employed in youth mental health, alcohol and drug services, community health services and a university.
(03) 9118 9026 View (03) 9118 9026
D & M Psychology
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Essendon, VIC 3040
Stan is a registered clinical psychologist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and membership of the Australian Psychological Society. He has 16 years of training and experience and can speak in both Greek and English languages. He also has experience in working with adolescents, adults, older adults, and couples
Stan is a registered clinical psychologist with a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and membership of the Australian Psychological Society. He has 16 years of training and experience and can speak in both Greek and English languages. He also has experience in working with adolescents, adults, older adults, and couples
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Germaine Gergis
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Essendon North, VIC 3041
Dr Germaine Gergis, is a board-endorsed Clinical Psychologist, Supervisor and Lecturer with many years' experience in delivering high quality assessments and treatment to infants, children, adolescents and adults, and their families. Germaine has worked across private and public sectors helping those who have presented with a diverse range of mental health issues and neurodevelopmental disorders. She has extensive experience in working with mood & anxiety disorders, OCD, trauma-related disorders and personality disorders. Speciality roles include infant mental health & autism spectrum disorders, including providing second opinions.
Dr Germaine Gergis, is a board-endorsed Clinical Psychologist, Supervisor and Lecturer with many years' experience in delivering high quality assessments and treatment to infants, children, adolescents and adults, and their families. Germaine has worked across private and public sectors helping those who have presented with a diverse range of mental health issues and neurodevelopmental disorders. She has extensive experience in working with mood & anxiety disorders, OCD, trauma-related disorders and personality disorders. Speciality roles include infant mental health & autism spectrum disorders, including providing second opinions.
(03) 8338 4854 View (03) 8338 4854

How does your Counsellor compare?

Number of Counsellors in Strathmore Heights, VIC

< 10

Counsellors in Strathmore Heights, VIC who prioritize treating:

100% Depression
100% Anxiety
100% Trauma and PTSD
100% Coping Skills
100% Self Esteem
100% Stress
50% Relationship Issues

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Other
100% Australian Unity
100% CBHS Health

How Counsellors in Strathmore Heights, VIC see their clients

50% In Person and Online
50% Online Only

Gender breakdown

50% Female
50% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Strathmore Heights?

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.