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PROFESSIONAL COUNSELLING FOR ADULTS, ADOLESCENTS, COUPLES & FAMILIES.


Life can be overwhelming - everyone needs a helping hand at times. 

We can support you through life's tough experiences,

gain perspective and provide strategies to help control your thoughts & feelings. 

Let us help you regain emotional balance.

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A COUNSELLING PRACTICE WHERE YOU CAN FEEL COMFORTABLE TO BE YOURSELF.

Located in Toowoomba, Bev McKenzie Counselling Services provides professional counselling services for adults, couples, adolescents & families. Bev is a compassionate and experienced counsellor and is a member of the Australian Counselling Association. 

Bev is dedicated to helping individuals navigate life's challenges and achieve personal growth and has a particular interest in relationships. She is an accomplished therapist and employs an integrated approach, drawing from various therapeutic modalities to tailor treatment to each client's unique needs.  Bev helps individuals identify and achieve their personal goals while addressing issues that contribute to distress, anxiety, and diminished overall well-being and mental health.  

Whether addressing anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or self-esteem concerns, Bev McKenzie Counselling Services provide a safe and non-judgmental space to explore your emotions, gain insight and develop practical coping strategies. With a commitment to fostering resilience and empowerment, We guide clients towards greater self-awareness, emotional well-being, and fulfillment in their lives.  

Witnessing the progress and success of our clients brings us great satisfaction and we eagerly anticipate the opportunity to assist you. ​​

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TESTIMONIALS

See what clients have to say about their experience with BMCS

Beverly blends psychological insight with compassion and care in a balanced and healing way. I've been fortunate to have Beverly’s wisdom and counsel guide me through some very difficult seasons of life which has helped me heal and then continue to grow as a person. I’m deeply grateful for her professionalism and yet personal heart that genuinely cares about people’s spiritual, emotional and circumstantial health. I highly recommend Bev to those who are seeking assistance, counsel and a journey of healthy growth.


MP

Growing up with cerebral palsy since birth has often been a confusing struggle which brought on complicated family relationships. I struggled with feelings of low self-worth and feeling like a burden for being brought into a world that simply wasn't made to cater for me. With Bev's expertise & guidance, she taught me to turn my hardships into creativity, and taught me the power of giving myself a voice when I felt silenced through writing and journaling. All it took was the courage to believe I deserved to be heard. Now I am forever grateful to her for giving me that courage.


SH

I have made the most impactful work on my mental health with Bev's help. I am so relieved to have found a calm and supportive counsellor. Bev is a kind, charismatic and direct presence that makes our sessions feel safe, open and non judgmental. Without Bev's patience and guidance in both couples and private counselling I wouldn't be nurturing my growth or have a desire to better myself and my relationship.

PF


Our journey with our daughter had been challenging in many ways, but when she 
came to me and said she wanted to do life better, I knew that Bev would be the perfect counsellor for her.  Bev's compassion, friendliness and her ability to be real as well as her warmth and encouragement to push through the hard stuff was what our daughter needed. After 2 months of counselling our daughter had learnt more about herself and gained a greater understanding about how to manage her thoughts and emotions in a balanced and healthy way. This has helped her to make better decisions for her life.

MS

Beverly's approach as a counsellor is truly transformative and enriching. Her warmth and care has helped me feel comfortable opening up and being more vulnerable. Through her guidance, I've gained valuable insights and confidence to navigate life with clarity and self-assurance. I am grateful for the positive changes she has sparked within me and for helping me see the world in a new light.

JE

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IMPORTANT FAQ'S

What is your approach to counselling?

In my counseling practice, I take a comprehensive approach that considers your emotional, cognitive, social, physical, and spiritual dimensions, recognizing their interconnectedness and impact on your overall well-being.

Drawing from a diverse range of established therapeutic modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Informed Practices, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Narrative Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, and the Gottman Method Couples Therapy, I tailor therapy to meet your individual needs and promote holistic healing and growth. 

How long is a counselling session?

Session's are 60 minutes in duration however you have the option to schedule a 90 minute session.

What is your preferred form of payment?

Payment is accepted via direct debit or credit card prior to your scheduled appointment (credit card surcharge applies). 

Am I able to reschedule my appointment?
We understand that at times there may be a need to cancel your appointment.  There is no charge for cancelling your appointment with more than 24 hours notice however cancellations with less than 24 hours notice will incur a 100% cancellation fee. 

Do you provide online services?

Yes, we do.  For your convenience, counselling services can be provided face to face, online or via phone.

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MAKE YOUR WELLBEING A PRIORITY

AND SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY.

The number of sessions required varies depending on your goals for therapy and the time you will need to work through and towards those goals.  It is different for each individual however therapy is a collaborative process and rest assured reviews are a regular practice.

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INDIVIDUAL SESSION

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FAMILY COUNSELLING

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RELATIONSHIP COUNSELLING & COACHING

$120.00 for 60 minute session

$130.00 for 60 minute session

$185.00 for 90 minute session

$130.00 for 60 minute session

$185.00 for 90 minute session

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IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY

Please contact Emergency Services by dialing '000'.

If you need counselling support after hours, please call a 24 hour service:


- Lifeline 13 11 14

- Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467

- Beyond Blue Support Service 1300 22 4636

 - MensLine Australia 1300 78 99 78

 - Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800

 - DVCONNECT (Women’s Line) 1800 737 732

LET'S CONNECT!

Feel free to call or send an inquiry on the online form - I would love to answer any questions you may have.

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Call, text, email or Book Online today

Office 9, 28 Phillip Street, East Toowoomba Qld 4350

0474 033 377

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OPENING HOURS

By appointment only.  Bookings can be scheduled within the following hours:

Mon - Fri: 9am - 7pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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'What's the bravest thing you've ever said?' asked the boy.
'Help' said the horse.

Charlie Mackesy
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