Counselling in Cockburn Central, WA

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Perth Psychologists
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
At Perth Psychologists, we employ a strong team of well trained psychologists and counsellors who have the necessary skills and experience to help you understand your situation better and to provide you the tools to show you to move forward. We are here to help you with what might be challenging at the moment. We believe in working practically with our clients to address issues with wisdom and kindness, and that with the right support, you can confront and successfully deal with what might be troubling you at the moment.
At Perth Psychologists, we employ a strong team of well trained psychologists and counsellors who have the necessary skills and experience to help you understand your situation better and to provide you the tools to show you to move forward. We are here to help you with what might be challenging at the moment. We believe in working practically with our clients to address issues with wisdom and kindness, and that with the right support, you can confront and successfully deal with what might be troubling you at the moment.
(08) 9488 8217 View (08) 9488 8217
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Mary Brennan
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
As a Clinical Psychology Registrar, I have a particular focus on presentations including trauma, attachment/developmental issues, self esteem, anxiety, depression, and interpersonal challenges. I draw on experience working in mental health across hospital, community, and private practice settings, in addition to supporting clients throughout the lifespan with an array of complex psychological needs.
As a Clinical Psychology Registrar, I have a particular focus on presentations including trauma, attachment/developmental issues, self esteem, anxiety, depression, and interpersonal challenges. I draw on experience working in mental health across hospital, community, and private practice settings, in addition to supporting clients throughout the lifespan with an array of complex psychological needs.
(08) 6120 1845 View (08) 6120 1845
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Roberto Parraga-Martin IFS & Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Beyond Talk: IFS and Clinical Psychology for Evidence-Based Change. Struggling with deep issues? Roberto, a seasoned clinician with complex trauma, supports you on a journey to improve your inner harmony. IFS, a powerful therapy, unlocks your hidden strengths & builds self-compassion. Schedule your consultation now!
Beyond Talk: IFS and Clinical Psychology for Evidence-Based Change. Struggling with deep issues? Roberto, a seasoned clinician with complex trauma, supports you on a journey to improve your inner harmony. IFS, a powerful therapy, unlocks your hidden strengths & builds self-compassion. Schedule your consultation now!
(08) 6490 9816 View (08) 6490 9816
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Arnica Gregory
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
If you are a new parent facing the emotional rollercoaster of pregnancy, childbirth, or early parenthood. Or, If you are experiencing anxiety and sense of helpless due to your children's challenging behaviors. Or if you are a young person struggling with depression, anxiety, or other mental health issues, seeking guidance and support to cope with the complexities of adolescence, school and friendship. You have found a right person. I speak fluent English and Mandarin and have extensive experience working with clients from multicultural backgrounds.
If you are a new parent facing the emotional rollercoaster of pregnancy, childbirth, or early parenthood. Or, If you are experiencing anxiety and sense of helpless due to your children's challenging behaviors. Or if you are a young person struggling with depression, anxiety, or other mental health issues, seeking guidance and support to cope with the complexities of adolescence, school and friendship. You have found a right person. I speak fluent English and Mandarin and have extensive experience working with clients from multicultural backgrounds.
(08) 6171 3663 View (08) 6171 3663
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Jason Donaldson
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
What if you got the support you need to deal with the challenges you're facing, create lasting change, be the person you want to be, and live the life you want?
What if you got the support you need to deal with the challenges you're facing, create lasting change, be the person you want to be, and live the life you want?
(08) 9473 6396 View (08) 9473 6396
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Making Space Psychology
Psychologist, MSc, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Making Space Psychology is committed to choice, safety and connection with a strong appreciation of the benefits of nature. My clients are in their late teens through adulthood to our elders in the latter stages of life. They may have recognised psychological disorders, relationship, adjustment and self-worth concerns, existential and climate anxiety or trauma, bereavement or medical crises. My clients often recognise the therapeutic benefits of nature and want to harness it. They like to walk and talk or engage in an activity whilst they are undertaking therapy. Just sitting in an office talking sometimes just doesn't cut it!
Making Space Psychology is committed to choice, safety and connection with a strong appreciation of the benefits of nature. My clients are in their late teens through adulthood to our elders in the latter stages of life. They may have recognised psychological disorders, relationship, adjustment and self-worth concerns, existential and climate anxiety or trauma, bereavement or medical crises. My clients often recognise the therapeutic benefits of nature and want to harness it. They like to walk and talk or engage in an activity whilst they are undertaking therapy. Just sitting in an office talking sometimes just doesn't cut it!
(08) 6219 3797 View (08) 6219 3797
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Paris Matthews
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
As a Psychologist, I passionately believe that we as humans already hold the potential and resilience to be able to heal ourselves. I will work with you in a holistic and judgement-free way for you to be able to build upon your skills to be able to cope with the challenges that life presents to us. This is your journey, and I will be your guide. I have experience working with vulnerable populations within Government sectors of Disability Royal Commission, Child Protective Services and also Corrective Services, where I supported individuals with neurodiversity, couples and families, in addition to people experiencing addiction.
As a Psychologist, I passionately believe that we as humans already hold the potential and resilience to be able to heal ourselves. I will work with you in a holistic and judgement-free way for you to be able to build upon your skills to be able to cope with the challenges that life presents to us. This is your journey, and I will be your guide. I have experience working with vulnerable populations within Government sectors of Disability Royal Commission, Child Protective Services and also Corrective Services, where I supported individuals with neurodiversity, couples and families, in addition to people experiencing addiction.
(08) 6171 2171 View (08) 6171 2171
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Emma Wilkinson
Counsellor, PACFA
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Emma has 14 years of experience working with people who are healing and overcoming complex trauma, C-PTSD, depression, anxiety, attachment and dissociative disorders. She is especially interested in people resolving past hurts and trauma from childhood abuse and neglect. Emma is a wise, genuine, compassionate, gentle and non-judgmental, creating safety and trust within the therapeutic relationship, working collaboratively to achieve your goals. Emma is passionate about journeying with you to discover freedom from the past and living in a manner that allows you to be seen, heard, validated and known as a person with worth and value.
Emma has 14 years of experience working with people who are healing and overcoming complex trauma, C-PTSD, depression, anxiety, attachment and dissociative disorders. She is especially interested in people resolving past hurts and trauma from childhood abuse and neglect. Emma is a wise, genuine, compassionate, gentle and non-judgmental, creating safety and trust within the therapeutic relationship, working collaboratively to achieve your goals. Emma is passionate about journeying with you to discover freedom from the past and living in a manner that allows you to be seen, heard, validated and known as a person with worth and value.
(08) 6490 9045 View (08) 6490 9045
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Josip Vujica
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
I am a passionate psychologist who collaboratively works with adolescents and adults across diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds to address their treatment goals. I have a keen interest in the interrelationship between thoughts, behaviors, and emotions and how they affect overall health. I predominatly work with autism, OCD, anxiety, depression, personality disorders, self-esteem/ self-worth, work matters, and ADHD. I also offer comprehensive ADHD and personality assessments, while also offering life-coaching. I support clients gain insight into their patterns of thinking/ behaving, and teach adaptive coping techniques.
I am a passionate psychologist who collaboratively works with adolescents and adults across diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds to address their treatment goals. I have a keen interest in the interrelationship between thoughts, behaviors, and emotions and how they affect overall health. I predominatly work with autism, OCD, anxiety, depression, personality disorders, self-esteem/ self-worth, work matters, and ADHD. I also offer comprehensive ADHD and personality assessments, while also offering life-coaching. I support clients gain insight into their patterns of thinking/ behaving, and teach adaptive coping techniques.
(08) 6120 1482 View (08) 6120 1482
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Stephanie Crevatin
Counsellor, ACA-L4
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Stephanie is an experienced Counsellor & Psychotherapist (Level 4 ACA) with over 20 years of experience, in private practice as well as working with community organisations since 2003. Stephanie has worked in a range of diverse settings to provide counselling to adults, children, adolescents, couples, families and group work. Stephanie is a professional, qualified and skilled counsellor possessing compassion and empathy to hold a safe, respectful, compassionate space where you can explore your emotions, thoughts, and concerns without judgment.
Stephanie is an experienced Counsellor & Psychotherapist (Level 4 ACA) with over 20 years of experience, in private practice as well as working with community organisations since 2003. Stephanie has worked in a range of diverse settings to provide counselling to adults, children, adolescents, couples, families and group work. Stephanie is a professional, qualified and skilled counsellor possessing compassion and empathy to hold a safe, respectful, compassionate space where you can explore your emotions, thoughts, and concerns without judgment.
(08) 6109 8029 View (08) 6109 8029
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Georgina Mavor
Psychologist, MAPS
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Regardless of age, being a woman in today's world is complex. Workplace relations, career choices, relationships, families, ageing parents, domestic violence, menopause, ill health, ageing, loss, and too many responsibilities, can take their toll leaving many feeling drained, anxious, and down. When life's demands are onerous, it's easy to get stuck and lose sight of something better. I know the toll that tough challenges can take. I know the toll that women's conditioned ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving, can have on hope, faith, and trust in themselves. Being heard, fresh insights, and realisations change that.
Regardless of age, being a woman in today's world is complex. Workplace relations, career choices, relationships, families, ageing parents, domestic violence, menopause, ill health, ageing, loss, and too many responsibilities, can take their toll leaving many feeling drained, anxious, and down. When life's demands are onerous, it's easy to get stuck and lose sight of something better. I know the toll that tough challenges can take. I know the toll that women's conditioned ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving, can have on hope, faith, and trust in themselves. Being heard, fresh insights, and realisations change that.
(08) 6206 8178 View (08) 6206 8178
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Bonnie Bentley (Somatic Sexologist)
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
My approach to therapy is heart-centred and holistic. I believe our bodies are extremely intelligent, and that we can create lasting change in our lives by working with the mind and body together, as one connected system.
My approach to therapy is heart-centred and holistic. I believe our bodies are extremely intelligent, and that we can create lasting change in our lives by working with the mind and body together, as one connected system.
(08) 6206 8537 View (08) 6206 8537
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Jo Morrison
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
A Social Worker with 23+ years experience. I provide services online and mobile outreach (in community). My counselling style is person centred, trauma informed and flexible, meaning I'll use my skills, knowledge and experience to deliver counselling suited to your individual needs.
A Social Worker with 23+ years experience. I provide services online and mobile outreach (in community). My counselling style is person centred, trauma informed and flexible, meaning I'll use my skills, knowledge and experience to deliver counselling suited to your individual needs.
(08) 6493 7946 View (08) 6493 7946
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In-Vision Counselling Services
Counsellor, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Dawn is a member of ACA. Dawn believes in the holistic healing process for her clients. She is passionate in assisting her clients to achieve their goals by assisting and guiding them in realising their full potential. Dawn focuses in helping her clients and believes it is important to walk the journey with her clients until they are ready to take their own steps. She works with clients with anger issues, anxiety, stress or any other issues that might be detrimental to their mental health being. She believes that to help her clients, she needs to incorporate every aspect of the clients life to fully understand and help them.
Dawn is a member of ACA. Dawn believes in the holistic healing process for her clients. She is passionate in assisting her clients to achieve their goals by assisting and guiding them in realising their full potential. Dawn focuses in helping her clients and believes it is important to walk the journey with her clients until they are ready to take their own steps. She works with clients with anger issues, anxiety, stress or any other issues that might be detrimental to their mental health being. She believes that to help her clients, she needs to incorporate every aspect of the clients life to fully understand and help them.
(08) 6109 8092 View (08) 6109 8092
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Konrad Srokowski
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AASW
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Konrad has a compassionate and non-judgmental approach and works in a collaborative way to build trust and safety. Konrad is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and has worked with people with diverse mental health needs in public, private and NGO services over the last six years. Konrad works with third wave CBT and Gestalt Therapy approaches to help clients find the skills to manage more effectively with difficult thoughts and emotions; improve relationships; face challenges and solve other problems in life.
Konrad has a compassionate and non-judgmental approach and works in a collaborative way to build trust and safety. Konrad is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and has worked with people with diverse mental health needs in public, private and NGO services over the last six years. Konrad works with third wave CBT and Gestalt Therapy approaches to help clients find the skills to manage more effectively with difficult thoughts and emotions; improve relationships; face challenges and solve other problems in life.
(08) 9489 9416 View (08) 9489 9416
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Lifeward Family Therapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Natasha has extensive experience working with people who experienced complex emotional, behavioural and social difficulties. She is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with the AASW (Australian Association of Social Workers and qualified Systemic Family Therapist registered with AAFT (Australian Association of Family Therapy). Natasha has been working with the Department of Health Mental Health Services for many years as a Senior Social Worker. Further training includes Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural theory, DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy), EMDR(Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing), Narrative Therapy.
Natasha has extensive experience working with people who experienced complex emotional, behavioural and social difficulties. She is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker with the AASW (Australian Association of Social Workers and qualified Systemic Family Therapist registered with AAFT (Australian Association of Family Therapy). Natasha has been working with the Department of Health Mental Health Services for many years as a Senior Social Worker. Further training includes Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural theory, DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy), EMDR(Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing), Narrative Therapy.
(08) 6490 9789 View (08) 6490 9789
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Jess Rogers
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
The decision to start therapy can be a little overwhelming. I respect your decision to come to therapy and will work with you to make the process as easy and as smooth as possible. I am passionate about providing therapy that is person-centered, compassionate, empathetic, and holistic. I tailor my interventions to each individual’s needs and draw from a range of modalities. I am committed to creating a safe, non-judgemental space that allows room for the exploration of difficult thoughts, feelings, and events. I pride myself on being an empathetic listener and have been known to sprinkle some humour into sessions where appropriate.
The decision to start therapy can be a little overwhelming. I respect your decision to come to therapy and will work with you to make the process as easy and as smooth as possible. I am passionate about providing therapy that is person-centered, compassionate, empathetic, and holistic. I tailor my interventions to each individual’s needs and draw from a range of modalities. I am committed to creating a safe, non-judgemental space that allows room for the exploration of difficult thoughts, feelings, and events. I pride myself on being an empathetic listener and have been known to sprinkle some humour into sessions where appropriate.
(08) 6206 8083 View (08) 6206 8083
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Kylie Bell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Hi there, I'm Kylie and I work with busy mothers. I hear you: what you want more than anything right now is to have a calm, connected family life. It's a challenge to manage young kids, part time work and running a house, especially when life throws up a hurdle or two. I understand that you’re trying to keep all the plates spinning and that it just feels so overwhelming. I know how much you want to cherish your babies and be cherished by your partner as well. I have helped many mothers find a way out of the overwhelm into knowing that they are definitely good enough. And I can help you, too.
Hi there, I'm Kylie and I work with busy mothers. I hear you: what you want more than anything right now is to have a calm, connected family life. It's a challenge to manage young kids, part time work and running a house, especially when life throws up a hurdle or two. I understand that you’re trying to keep all the plates spinning and that it just feels so overwhelming. I know how much you want to cherish your babies and be cherished by your partner as well. I have helped many mothers find a way out of the overwhelm into knowing that they are definitely good enough. And I can help you, too.
(08) 9540 0801 View (08) 9540 0801
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Nadia Kidgell
Counsellor, ACA-L1
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Hello! I’m Nadia Kidgell, and I’m passionate about family therapy. As the principal counsellor at Discovery Family Therapy, I specialize in working with children and their families around several critical areas such as ADHD, Autism, Grief and Loss, Eating Disorders, Trauma and Crisis as well as Divorce and Separation.
Hello! I’m Nadia Kidgell, and I’m passionate about family therapy. As the principal counsellor at Discovery Family Therapy, I specialize in working with children and their families around several critical areas such as ADHD, Autism, Grief and Loss, Eating Disorders, Trauma and Crisis as well as Divorce and Separation.
(08) 6147 0116 View (08) 6147 0116
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Aksana Sutherland
Psychologist, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Cockburn Central, WA 6164
Hi there. I want you to take a deep breath in- hold- and an even longer breath out now. Well done on finding your way here. If you have done therapy before -welcome back! If its your first time, well done on being so courageous. Id love to say therapy is easy- but its not. It may very well be one of the hardest things you do in your life. BUT it might be a little easier than the struggle you have been living with so far. You might have come here feeling broken- rather than that, perhaps you are actually stuck. Effective therapy is largely based on human relationship so we will start by getting to know each other.
Hi there. I want you to take a deep breath in- hold- and an even longer breath out now. Well done on finding your way here. If you have done therapy before -welcome back! If its your first time, well done on being so courageous. Id love to say therapy is easy- but its not. It may very well be one of the hardest things you do in your life. BUT it might be a little easier than the struggle you have been living with so far. You might have come here feeling broken- rather than that, perhaps you are actually stuck. Effective therapy is largely based on human relationship so we will start by getting to know each other.
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Number of Counsellors in Cockburn Central, WA

30+

Average cost per session

$165

Counsellors in Cockburn Central, WA who prioritize treating:

91% Anxiety
88% Stress
82% Relationship Issues
82% Depression
74% Self Esteem
65% Coping Skills
62% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

69% Bupa
69% Medicare Rebates
69% Medibank Private

How Counsellors in Cockburn Central, WA see their clients

98% In Person and Online
2% Online Only

Gender breakdown

85% Female
15% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counselling

How can I find a therapist in Cockburn Central?

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.